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NEWS & INFORMATION
- CDC - Lyme Disease Information
- Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes - The Basic Facts on Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes
- NJ Family Care Information - The State of New Jersey has made a commitment to provide universal health insurance for children and affordable options for parents/guardians.
- MINIMAL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL ATTENDANCE IN NEW JERSEY
- Sports Physical Form
- Asthma Action Plan - Complete only if your child has asthma.
- Food Allergies - This form is required if your child has any food or insect-related allergy-to which medication may be needed. Please make sure you have your physician sign the form and return it to the school nurse along with one dose of medication.
- Medication in School - Only complete if your child needs a prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medication. The parent must return the form to the nurse along with the prescription bottle or small unopened bottle of OTC medication.
- Sports Registration - All athletes must create an account in order to register for a sport.If you have already created an account, please make sure you revisit Step #6 to complete "Eligibility" before each sport that your child would like to participate in.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
- Hotlines / Helplines - available 24 hours / 7 days a week
- TeensHealth from Nemours provides adolescents education on a variety of mental health topics and is overseen by medical professionals
- National Institute of Mental Health- Do I have Depression?
- Mental Health Applications
If it is necessary for a student to receive medication during school hours, parents must comply with New Jersey State Narcotic and Dangerous Drugs Law; Title-24:21--16-18...
1. Parent or guardian must provide a written request for the administration of prescribed medication at school.
2. Written orders must be provided by the doctor, telling what condition the medication treats, side effects, and how often it is to be administered.
3. Medication containers must be properly labeled by a pharmacy or doctor and brought directly to the school nurse by the parent/guardian upon entering the school building. All medication must be in its original container. Over-the-counter medication must be in a UNOPENED bottle.
4. No medication over the counter (including and not limited to; Aspirin, Tylenol, and others) will be administered without a physician's and parents' note. Students are NOT permitted to carry medication on their person or in their locker. This includes prescriptions or over-the-counter.
5. Students are not permitted to self-medicate unless it is for a life-threatening illness and the above noted paperwork is on file with the nurse.
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN THE SCOLIOSIS LAW
N.J.A.C. 6A: 16-202(f), N.J.S.A 18A: 40 - 4.3 to 4.5 & A-1183 Pamphlet Law 200c 126 9/15/02. Every board of education must provide the biennial examination of every student between the ages of 10-18.
Beginning in 2003-2004, screening will be done in 4th, 6th, 8th, and 10th grades.|