Maureen Wassermann, R.N.
457-2400 ext. 15700LINK TO NYS Required Immunizations for the 2019-2020 School Year
PhysicalsPhysicals are due by September 30th. If desired, your child's physical can be done in school.Physicals are required for new entrants, kindergarten, grades 2 and 4.Vision screening will be performed on the following: new entrants, grades 1, 2, 3, 5 and any child who appears to having vision difficulties.Hearing screenings will be performed on the following: new entrants, grades 1, 3, 5 and any child who appears to be having difficulty hearing.Students in grade 5 will be screened for scoliosis. Information will be sent out in Thursday folders.You will be notified if any screening results require follow-up by child's medical provider.Health Office Forms: If unable to access, please please click here to email a request, or call (845) 457-2400 ext. 15700, for alternate format be provided to you.Please let the health office know if your child is absent due to a cold, strep throat, flu or any other contagious illness.Gym excuses should be submitted to the health office. Copies will then be distributed to the classroom, PE & recess staff.We should be notified of any change in your child's status, i.e. a new medication, change in medication, new diagnosis, allergies, etc.If you think your child is prone to spills, or urine accidents, feel free to leave a change of clothing in the health office. Please label bag with child's name & teacher.Have your child dress weather appropriate.A balanced breakfast is key to a good day. Please encourage healthy eating & limit sugary snacks/drinks.Children with a fever need to be fever - free for 24 consecutive hours without the aid of fever reducing medication (tylenol, motrin, etc.).If your child is ill please keep him/her home. This will expedite recovery & limit transmission to others.
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