Important Health Information & Resources:
Per Massachusetts State Law CMR 210.000, all over-the-counter, prescription, supplements, vitamins, and herbal medicines requires a written doctor's order and parent/guardian consent. No medication will be administered by nursing, school staff, or self-administered by students without this paperwork. All medication must come in it's original prescription bottle with the pharmacy label on it by a parent/guardian or responsible adult and can only be accepted by School Nursing staff. Please contact your School Nurse with any questions. Thank you.
IMMUNIZATIONS & PHYSICAL EXAMS
All students are required by MA state law to have current immunizations and a physical performed within the last 12 months to enter preschool, kindergarten, and transferring students. Health visit summaries are not considered proper physical exam documentation and will not be accepted. Students are also required to submit updated physicals in grades 1, 4, 7, and 10th grade.
Per Massachusetts State Law: Students in grade 7 are also required to have a Tdap before entering 7th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. In 2020-2021 school year, all incoming 7th graders will be required to have a Tdap and the Meningococcal vaccine before entering school.
ALL students must have current vaccinations on file or they will be excluded from school per MA state law.
Students with religious or medical exemptions must provide an annual exemption letter every year.
Are You Interested in School Nursing? If you are a Registered Nurse and are interested in working per diem in our clinics, please contact Nancy Jenks at (413) 467-7104, ext. 1055
Check out the parent guide below to help have conversations with your child(ren) about technology. You can also get more information at www.screenagersmovie.com and can sign up for weekly Tuesday emails called "Tech Talk Tuesdays."
Below are informational tech tips that discuss the impact technology can have on our overall well-being.
*Need help developing a Family Media Use Plan?
Visit the following link below for help: https://healthychildren.org/English/media/Pages/default.aspx