Nurse's Office

Nurse’s Office

School Nurse: Robbin Suprenant
362-1743

The nurse’s office is located on the first floor of the high school inRoom 110. Enter through the main entrance, turn left at the mainoffice, and the nurse’s office is down the hall on the left.

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Health Policies

Emergency Cards

An emergency information card is sent home with each student at thestart of the school year. Families are requested to complete and returnthe card to school as soon as possible. This card is used to collectinformation to contact families in the event of an accident, illness oremergency at school. It also asks for information on medical conditionsthat the school should be aware of. Please contact the school nurseoffice at any time during the school year if your address, phone numbersor emergency contact information changes.

Medications At School

All medications (prescription and over-the-counter) must be kept in theschool health office and must be presented in their original containers.Parent/guardian consent must be completed for each medication to beadministered. A heath care provider must complete a written medication orderfor any medication prescribed for use over a 10-day period.Self-administration and consent to carry medication can be arrangedbetween the school nurse, parent/guardian and health care provider forinhalers and epipens only. The school does not provide medication forstudents. Any medication to be used at school must be brought in by thestudent’s family. The health office cannot store medication over thesummer. Any medication that is not picked up at the end of the schoolyear will be destroyed. See also the school district’s medication policy.

Student Dismissal for Illness or Accident

Any student requesting early dismissal from school due to illness oraccident must be seen in the school nurse office. The nurse will contactthe family to make arrangements and provide written documentation thatis then presented to the main office for dismissal.

Physical examinations

are required of all students entering the district and students entering grades K, 4, 7, and 10. Doctors must fill out the standard physical exam form from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, as well as the proof of immunization.A separate physical exam is required for students who wish toparticipate in the extracurricular athletic program. See informationabout Sport Physicals.

Immunizations

In accordance with Massachusetts General Law, students are to be immunized as specified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.See details about Immunizations.         
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