Mrs. Barbour lives in Bristow with her husband and two elementary school-age girls.
She grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated with her RN diploma from Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (formerly Lancaster Institute for Health Education) in 2001 and then Immaculata University with her BSN in 2005.
Mrs. Barbour worked in critical care for over 10 years and then home health care for 4 years. She's been at Parkside since December 2016 and this is her first school nurse job.

Phone: 571-719-2269

Flu vaccines are strongly encouraged for the upcoming flu season.

Remind students that they should frequently wash hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer to prevent the spread of illness.


All medications and related paperwork MUST be dropped off by a parent or other responsible adult. They cannot be sent to school with the student.

Commonly Used Health Forms

Sick Call: When Students Should be Absent
Illness or Injury Exclusion Criteria- Reasons for which a child may be sent home from school or for a parent to keep the child home from school.
  1. Fever of 100ºF and over – exclude until student has been fever-free for at least 24 hours.
  2. Conjunctivitis (pink eye), strep infections, ringworm, and impetigo are all infections and must be treated with medication for a minimum of 24 hours before returning to school. Please do not allow affected students back before this time so that other students are not infected unnecessarily. 
  3. Rash of unknown origin (especially if accompanied by a fever). 
  4. Head injury. 
  5. Severe coughing or difficulty breathing. 
  6. Colds – a child with thick or constant nasal discharge should remain home. 
  7. Diarrhea or vomiting – exclude until student has been symptom-free for at least 24 hours. 
  8. Stiff neck associated with a fever and/or a recent injury. 
  9. Inadequate immunizations with known disease outbreak in school. 
  10. Refer to the VDOH “Communicable Disease Reference Chart for School Personnel” for other exclusions/information.