WELCOME TO THE HEALTH OFFICEDaily News as of: May 17, 2019HAPPY SPRING ~Health Office Update:May 17, 2019Fever 4 parent reportedStrep 2 parent reportedConjunctivitis/Pink Eye 1 parent reportedVery good attendance this week!Parents reported colds, coughs, sore throats and stomach aches as wellFOOD ALLERGY GUIDELINES-Reminder to review our guidelines regarding our students with Severe Food Allergies.There is a link on my webpage for this.You may always give me a call 201.664.0567 if you have any questions!PARENT PORTAL-Please be sure to update your contact/emergency contact information if you have any changesto your home, cell or work numbers.E-ALERTS/HEALTH OFFICE-Also please be sure to sign up for E alerts/Health office alerts from our school.This is the primary way for communicating important Health Information to our School community. Specifically, you need to go to the School Website -not the parent portal, Sign in, and Sign up for the "Health Office" E-Alerts" in Addition to Other E-Alerts To Which You Have subscribed. Please contact the main office for further clarification.Seasonal Flu Information:Please see attached link to the CDC website for general information specific to the 2018-2019 flu season. It's not too early to be vaccinated!https://www.nwbrhc.org/NorthWest Bergen Regional Health CommissionPlease remember to keep your children home if they have fever and they MUST BE 24 HOURS FEVER FREE BEFORE RETURNING TO SCHOOL without the use of a fever reducing medication.ABSENCES: Please be sure to send your child in with a either a doctors note or note from home explaining the reason for the absence.Please let me know if your child has any communicable illnesses/issue ex. strep throat, influenza, or conjunctivitis, impetigo or head lice.All medications, prescription AND non prescription, require a physicians 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 forms are on my website under MEDICAL FORMS for this years medications. This must be done on a yearly basis for renewal with a doctors and parents signature on these forms.Please be sure to give me a call or e mail 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 required screenings will be given this year such as height, weight, vision, blood pressure, hearing and scoliosis screenings.