Health Room Services
The major focus of the nursing program is to encourage healthy life style practices and knowledge regarding disease prevention for all students.
Pennsylvania Department of Health Mandated Screenings are:
Health room personnel are responsible for injury
and illness occurring in school or on the way to and from school only.
nurse will provide initial evaluation and first aid treatment. Parents
will be contacted regarding all significant illness or injury. Recommendations
will be made for additional evaluation or treatment. If a student needs
to be transported to a medical facility, the parent will be expected
to make the necessary arrangements. If the situation is emergent, arrangements
will be made with local emergency services for transport via ambulance
to the nearest treatment facility (at parent's
Guidelines for return to school following illness or exclusion:
Please do not send children to school who have a fever, are coughing excessively, or are experiencing vomiting or diarrhea. Sick children belong at home...Well children belong in school.
* If you have questions concerning whether or not to send your child to school, please call the school nurse. Contact information can be found on this link: Nurse Personnel.
Page modified Sept. 26, 2012