Welcome to the webpage for the St. Patrick School Nurses Office. A nurse is on staff every day from 8:00 AM-2:30 PM 973-635-4623 x 14
Pat Pakonis RN - Tues/Wed/Thur Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deirdre McAuliffe - RN Mon/ Thurs Email: email@example.com
Please fill out the Medical Information form and Permission to Share form at the beginning of each school year for each child
Every student in grades K to 8 must have a Physical Examination Form that is completed ANNUALLY (every 365 days) and is signed by a physician in order to participate in the gym program and the Athletic Association Programs. Students is grades 6-8 must also complete a Health History Update, Concussion and Sudden Cardiac Death form.
In order to start school in September, every student’s immunizations must be up to date and in the school office before September 1. This includes all Pre K students, which is required by the State of New Jersey.
Please note those students age 11 and entering 6th grade must have a meningococcal and Tdap booster before beginning school in September.
Only medication that is ordered by a physician and brought to school in the original container with the Medication Request Form signed by both the doctor and parent will be administered during school hours. This includes both prescription and non-prescription (over-the-counter) medications, in compliance with New Jersey Regulation NJSA 18A:40-1 Oral Medication in Schools.
If your child has asthma that may require an inhaler or nebulizer treatment in school, the Asthma Treatment Plan must also be completed and signed by the physician and parent and the appropriate medication provided to the school nurse.
LIFE THREATENING ALLERGIES
In order to protect the health and safety of students with life threatening allergies, please let us know if your child has food allergies. All required Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency forms to be filled out by your doctor before school begins in September are available on the website under Nurse's Office - Forms.
**Please inform the school nurse if your child has contracted a communicable disease, especially strep, chicken pox, measles or mumps, or lice so we can monitor the situation. Also notify the nurse’s office if there is a significant injury or change in health status. Thank you.