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L'tanya Varona RN,CSN

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Physical Exams 6th grade and kindergarten students need mandated physical exams, and any student without an exam on file. Attention: 6th grade parents: Mandated physicals are due before your student can enter 7th Grade. School exams (physicals and dentals) are done free of charge. Dates to be determined  

Dental Exams are required for kindergarteners/new enterers, third grade and seventh grade; also any student without a dental exam on file.

Private physical/dental exams are due Oct. 15th These private exams are valid within a year (from August/September to October of the school year the exam is due). Parents are encouraged to take their child to their own family doctor and/or dentist to ensure continuity of care. 


Students need to have at least one (1) of every immunization required prior to entering the first day of school or risk exclusion. Children in all Grades need the following to attend any Pennsylvania School:  ** 4 doses of DTaP (4th dose on or after 4th birthday. 4 doses of polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at least 6 months after previous dose given), 3 doses of Hepatitis B, 2 doses of MMR, 2 doses of varicella ** Please contact the school nurse with any questions regarding immunizations

Head Lice Policy

Head lice should be suspected when there is intense itching and scratching of the scalp and back of the neck. Students with head lice (live bugs)will be sent home and may not return until they are lice free. It's important to act quickly and inspect each member of your family daily for at least two weeks. Also, students must report to the nurse's office upon returning to school. If you find evidence of lice on your child please notify the school nurse. You may also want to consult your family physician or local pharmacist regarding treatment.

Medication Policy Prescription medications and Over-the-Counter medications need a doctor's note as well as a note from the parent. All medications should be in their original prescription labelled box and/or bottle. Al medications must be dropped off an picked up by the parent.

Students with food allergies, asthma, seizure disorders, please ask your physician and/or allergist to complete an Action Plan for the school nurse.

Important Reminder: Please make sure the school has the most updated emergency contact information for your student. Notify the main office of any changes.


Any Questions please contact the School Nurse
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L'tanya Varona RN, CSN