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       WELCOME TO THE HIGH SCHOOL
                 HEALTH OFFICE    
                                               Mrs Lisa Erck, RN
          High School Nurse
                                                           Phone:  778-6554
                                                              Fax:  778-6578
     
     
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    Healthy Summer Tips Newsletter:

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
    PHYSICALS for
    2018 FALL SPORTS
    & students without a physical 
    Boys   THURS.  May 31st @ 2:30pm cancelled
    Boys & Girls    THURS. June 7th @ 2:30pm
     
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     RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE  
    Wednesday, November 28th
     sign up in the Nurse's Office
     
     
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          Niagara County Department of Health 
    offers FREE Immunization Clinics
    (Only for those without insurance)
    1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday of every month
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    67 Saxton Street
    Lockport, NY  14094
    Call:  278-1903 for appointment
     
     
    Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenACWY):  
    Meningitis Vaccine update for SENIORS entering 12th grade!
    Must have 2 doses or 1 dose if the dose was received at 16 years or older
     
    Check with your doctor to make sure you are up-to-date or stop by and ask Mrs. Erck in the Health Office
     
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    When should my child stay home from school due to illness?

     

    Keep your child home from school for at least 24 hours after their fever is gone. 
    (Fever should be gone without the use of a fever-reducing medicine, such as Tylenol or Motrin.)  
    A fever is defined as 100.5°F (37.8°C) or higher.
     
    Child is too sleepy or ill from an illness, like vomiting and/or diarrhea
     
    Bad cold, with discolored nasal drainage & cough, accompanied with a fever.
     
    Strep Throat (must have been taking an antibiotic for at least 24 hours before returning to school) 
     
    Honey-crusted sores around the nose or mouth
     

    Dismissal for Illness or Injury During School:

    **All students who are ill or injured must be dismissed through the health office.  Students are encouraged to report to the health office any illness or injury that occurred at school, this will ensure proper care and insurance claim processing.  The student can call their parent in the Health Office.  
     
    The facilities in school are not designed to take care of ill or injured students for any length of time.  Parents are expected to make arrangements to have their ill or injured child picked up at school.
     
     
     
     
     
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    MEDICATIONS:
    If your child requires medication during the school day, please have a Medication Administration Form completed.
    Your doctor could fax an order to the Health Office @ 778-6460.  When filling the prescription, have an extra bottle prepared to use at school and an adult must deliver the medication in a pharmacy labeled bottle.  This is required for over the counter medications, as well.  Click on link to use form below:
     
     
     
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    BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 2018......
    IN NYS HIGH SCHOOL PHYSICALS ARE REQUIRED FOR:
    ALL 9TH & 11TH GRADE STUDENTS
    ATHLETES
    NEW ENTRANTS
    WORKING PAPERS
     
     PARENTS HAVE THE OPTION OF TAKING THEIR STUDENT TO THEIR OWN HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR GETTING A PHYSICAL AT SCHOOL.  PLEASE CALL THE HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO OBTAIN FORM.  (click on link below for physical form)  SUBMIT FORMS BY OCTOBER 1st 
                          
                                   
                                                                             
               PHYSICALS                NYS Mandated School Physical form
                   
                     
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    Fall Sports Sign-ups begin May 14th and run through June 1, 2018
    Physicals with Dr. Clerk May 31 (boys) & June 7th (girls) @ 2:30pm in the Nurses Office