Welcome to the Health OfficeUpdate as of 6/15/20George White School families---There is no telling how long it will take before we are "back to normal" from COVID 19, prudence will dictate a slow and incremental path back to our old routines.I want to wish you all a safe and healthy summer.Hillsdale Boro Office of Emergency Management (OEM)If you are a senior citizen and in need of medication, food shopping or any other help, please callKathy Elgert 201.664.7100 ext 110 our local assistance director.Please practice safe social distancing, use face coverings and refrain from using theBoro BallfieldsStay safe and HealthyStay Healthy and wash your hands-SOCIAL DISTANCINGPlease see Mr. Lombardys district wide communications for details and updates regarding our school closings per order of the Bergen County Executive.Welcome to remote learning, please feel free to reach out to me via e mail: email@example.com for any questions or concerns that you may have.Remember to wash your hands at least 20 seconds and do not touch your face. cover your cough and stay home if you feel sick. and follow social distancing precautions.Dental Information AboveSeasonal Flu InformationPlease see the below link to the CDC website for general information specific to the 2019-2020 flu season. It's not too early to be vaccinated! Other important links below:Please remember to keep your children home, if they have a fever and MUST BE 24 HOURS FEVER FREE BEFORE RETURNING TO SCHOOL without the use of fever-reducing medication.ABSENCES: Please be sure to send your child in with a either a doctor's note or note from home explaining the reason for the absence.Please let me know if your child has any communicable illnesses/issues ex. strep throat, influenza, or conjunctivitis, impetigo, or head lice.All medications, prescriptions, AND non-prescriptions require a physician's order and a dated note from home giving permission for me to administer that medication accordingly.Administration of medication forms/EPI Pen designee paperwork and self-administration of medication are on my website under MEDICAL FORMS for this year's medications. This must be done on a yearly basis for renewal with doctors and parents' signature on these forms.Please be sure to give me a call or email me, if you have any health concerns for your child. Do not hesitate to contact me at 201.664.0567 for any questions or concerns. I am here to help and my door is always open!All State Mandated screenings will be given this year such as height, weight, vision, blood pressure, hearing and scoliosis screenings.This is to remind you that parties including food are not permitted. Parties and celebrations can be safe and fun without food. Please review our revised Food Allergy Guidelines for additional information. They can be found on the Health Office websites for each school. For your convenience, here is a link. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me!
All New Student Physical Examination forms, Immunization forms, and Questionnaires are due NOW. All completed Food Allergy Packets, Medication Administration forms, and other medical plans/forms are due NOW. If you need to bring in medication for your child, please remember to complete all paperwork. Our Food Allergy Guidelines were revised and approved over the summer. Please be sure to view them.
PARENT PORTAL-Please be sure to update your contact/emergency contact information if you have any changesto your home, cell or work numbers. These are important contact phone numbers if your child is ill, for the nurse to contact you for an emergency.Please review this whenever you change a home or cell phone number, or change an emergency contact person.HEALTH OFFICE Weekly Information linkin the George White Weekly Parent NewsletterThis is the primary way of communicating important Health Information to our School community. Specifically, you may also go to the School Website - to HEALTH OFFICE under the OUR SCHOOL tab, to view important weekly communicalble health information.