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Physical Exam Requirements for 2018/2019 School Year:

New York State Education Department has changed screenings and health examination and immunization requirements for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. For attendance for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, physicals will be required for new entrants and for grades Pre-K or K, 1, 3,5,7,9, and 11. Please make sure you get your child’s update physicals into their School Nurse at the start of the 2018-2019 School Year!

Immunization Requirements for 2018/2019 School Year:

Parents, please review the immunization link, as the requirements have changed. *Seniors will need to have either one or two Meningococcal vaccines prior to the start of the new school year!*

Medication Facts for Parents for 2018/2019 School Year:

If your child is to be on any medication for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, please make sure a doctor’s prescription and a self-administration release (if your child is a self-carry) is filled out and signed by their physician and brought in or faxed to your child’s health office. If your child is a self-carry, we will still need an order and the self-carry release brought in or faxed to the MHS Health Office. MEDICATION MUST BE BROUGHT IN BY AN ADULT!

Diabetic Students:

We will need to have on file, brought in on or by the first day of school: doctor’s orders, a test kit and batteries, supplies, protein/carbohydrate snacks, and any other supplies needed (glucose tabs, ketostix, extra test strips, lancets, syringes, Insulin and Glucagon as prescribed, and/or Insulin pump supplies).

Adaptive PE Notes/Clearance Notes:

If your child has been on a gym restriction or adaptive PE, we will need to be updated note by a Physician prior to the start of the new school year. The forms will be sent home to students who need them to be filled out.

If you have any questions, please contact your School Nurse:

Mrs. Rosenstein, Rutherford Elementary 794-4242 Ext. 5 Fax 794-5137

Mrs. Soldwedel, Cooke Elementary 794-8830 Ext. 5 Fax 796-5006

Mrs. Poli, Chase Elementary 888-2471 Ext. 5 Fax 796-5074

Mrs. Werbalowsky, Middle School 796-3058 Ext. 5 Fax 796-5035

Mrs. Jara-Cole, High School 794-8840 Ext. 5 Fax 796-5037