APS is accepting PCR or rapid tests (no at-home tests) for students with Covid-Like-Illness to return to school.

COVID-like-illness is any illness with the following symptoms and the student must be tested to return to in-person learning and activities (From the APS website Health Screening – Arlington Public Schools (

  • New or worsening cough
  • Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Fevered (measured or subjective)
  • Chills
  • Muscle or Body Aches
  • Headache
  • Sore Throat
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Unusual Amount of Tiredness
  • Runny Nose or Congestion
  • Diarrhea

Please check the school health link below to find out what different health services are offered in the clinic, medications forms for students with health issues, entry forms, the lice policy, and other educational resources that may be helpful for the Nottingham community. Health and Safety Information: Health & Safety Information – Arlington Public Schools ( Requested Forms

School Health Entry Requirements for New Elementary Students

  • Physical Examination done within 12 months prior to starting school – School Entrance Health Form (Physical Exam Form)
  • Students will need a new physical exam when rising from Pre-K to Kindergarten.
  • Immunization Records

  • Tuberculosis (TB) test or screening done within 12 months prior to starting school

Please contact your school nurse if you have questions about what your child is missing or need help with any of these requirements.

School Nurse

Karen Hartzler
Public Health Nurse
Serving:  Nottingham Elementary & Oakridge Elementary

Clinic Aid
Ana Ayala Trejo
703-228- 8329