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CORTLAND JUNIOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL NURSES OFFICE

 

 
 

JUNIOR HIGH: Lorie Greenwood, RN...758-4114

 

SENIOR HIGH: Kathleen Phalen, RN……..758-4194

 

 

ABSENCES

To report your child’s absence, PLEASE call the Attendance Office
Grades 7-12 …….758-4110 

 


MEDICATION

New York State Education Law requires that any student who needs to take medication during the school day provide:

*A written order from the physician for prescription and non-prescription medications.

*Medication in a properly labeled (pharmacy or original) container.

*A written request from the parent for administration of the medication.

Cortland City School District Medical Permission Form

All medication must be stored in the Nurse’s Office

 

 

 

ACCIDENTS / INJURIES

 

Any injury or accident that occurs on school premises should be reported to the nurse as soon as possible.  If it occurs during sports please report to the coach or trainer.  Accident reports should be filed as soon as possible after the incident.

 

IMMUNIZATIONS

 

New York State Recommended Childhood Vaccination Schedule

In order to start Kindergarten your child must meet the minimum requirementsfor school entrance:  (your child may have more than the minimum)

*Three doses of DPT.

*Three doses of IPV or OPV.

*Two doses of MMR.

*Three doses of Hepatitis B.

*One dose of Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis Booster (Tdap) for all children born on or after 1/1/94 and enrolling in 6th grade.

*One dose of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or doctor documented (date & signature) proof of disease for children born on or after 1/1/98 or born on or after 1/1/94 and entering 6th grade.

 

PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS

New York State Education Law requires a physical exam of children when they:

*Enter a school district for the first time (including all Kindergarten students).

*Are in grades 2, 4, 7 and 10.

*Participate in interscholastic sports (required yearly).

*Need working papers.

*Are referred by/to the Committee of Special Education.

*Are deemed necessary by school authorities to determine a child's education program.

Cortland City School District Physical Exam Form
Sports Pre-Participation Form

Concussion & Head Injury Information Sheet & Release Form 2013-14

2013-2014 EXAMINATION DATES

12/04/13 04/09/14  
12/18/13 04/30/14  
01/08/14 05/14/14  
01/22/14 05/28/14  
02/26/14 06/11/14  
03/12/14    
03/26/14    
     

 Attention Parents:

 

Cortland Enlarged City School District has been randomly selected by the state to provide estimates of childhood obesity rates at the county level.  The information will be taken from the health appraisals of students in grades Pre-K, K, 2, 4, 7, & 10.  Each student’s health examination is required to include Body Mass Index (BMI) and determination of weight status.

If you do not wish for your child's data to be included in this survey (no personal indentifications), please contact the nurses office by 1/02/2014.



DENTAL HEALTH CERTIFICATE

New York State is requesting a Dental Health Certificate on all new entrants and students in grades K, 2, 4, 7 and 10.
 
  

 

SCREENINGS

New York State Education Law requires:

*Hearing screening to be performed annually to students in grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, and all new entrants.

*Vision screening to be performed annually to students in grades K, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, and all new entrants.

*Scoliosis screening must be performed annually to all students in grades 5 thru 9.

 

 

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Please do not send a sick or injured child to school with the intention that they will be diagnosed and treated by the nurse. The school nurse is not a medical diagnostician.

Any child displaying the symptoms of fever, vomiting, diarrhea, undiagnosed rashes, sore throat, ear pain, productive cough or wheezing, drainage from wounds, redness or drainage from eyes or active head lice should not come to school until seen, diagnosed and treated by their personal physician.

 

 

HEALTH LINKS

 
Center for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov 

American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org 

US Department of Health and Human Services
www.healthfinder.gov
 The National Pediculosis Association
www.headlice.org
 American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org

The Merck Manuals
merck.com/pubs/ 

 Prescription Medication Guide
www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp 
 American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org 
 The American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org 

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Last updated on 12/10/2013
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
  • All medication stored in the nurses office needs to be picked up at the end of the year. We are unable to store medication over the summer.



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