WELCOME TO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL HEALTH OFFICE
Mrs. Hildi Dzigas RN
Mrs. Tracy Brady RN
**PER NY STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT- SCOLIOSIS SCREENING FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR WILL ONLY BE CONDUCTED FOR GIRLS IN 7TH GRADE, AND FOR THOSE WHOSE DOCTORS DID NOT INCLUDE SCREENING ON THEIR PHYSICALS- ANY QUESTIONS OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR DAUGHTER TO BE SCREENED, PLEASE CALL THE HEALTH OFFICE**
*ATTENTION ALL PARENTS:THE SCHOOL DOCTOR WILL BE IN FOR WINTER 2 SPORTS PHYSICALS ON JANUARY 16TH-STUDENTS SHOULD SIGN UP IN THE HEALTH OFFICE IF THEY NEED A PHYSICAL**
**6TH GRADERS WILL NEED TO SHOW PROOF OF TDAP AND 2 VARICELLAS-CHICKEN POX FOR SCHOOL ENTRANCE**
**7TH GRADERS WILL NEED TO SHOW PROOF OF RECEIVING THE MENINGITIS VACCINE- MENACTRA FOR SCHOOL ENTRANCE**
PARENTS!! PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR CHILD'S DOCTOR AND PROVIDE THE NURSE WITH UPDATED IMMUNIZATIONS IMMEDIATELY UPON SCHOOL ENTRANCE!!
******ATTENTION ALL PARENTS!!!******
Please check sidebar for new physical forms for this year. They are new forms from NY State Education Department that are being implemented across NY State- **PLEASE NOTE**- Required physical years are changing for the 2018-2019 school year- all students entering grades 7, 9, and 11 in September will need a current physical! If you have the old physical form, it will still be accepted in September. We will accept both the new state form, and the old Wantagh form.
PLEASE REPORT ANY CONTAGIOUS ILLNESSES DIRECTLY TO THE NURSE THESE INCLUDE: FLU, STREP THROAT, PINK EYE, RINGWORM, CHICKEN POX, IMPETIGO- PLEASE CALL NURSE FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON RETURNING TO SCHOOL WITH ANY OF THE ABOVE ILLNESSES
**** ANY STUDENTS CARRYING INHALERS OR OTHER MEDICATIONS NEED TO HAVE MEDICATION FORMS ON FILE IN THE NURSES OFFICE- MEDICATION AND SELF CARRY FORMS CAN BE FOUND ON THE SIDEBAR OF THIS SITE ****