Reminders from the Health Office
Health Appraisals, Immunizations, and Dental Certificates
New York State Education Department requires a physical exam for new entrants; students in grades PK or K, 2, 4, 7, and 10, and annually for sports and working permits. Please notify the health office if you are having trouble getting your child a physical, I may be able to help.
Acceptable Immunization records include: Records signed or stamped by your health care provider or health department, or NYSIIS records.
Dental Certificates are encouraged by
Physical exam and immunization records can be dropped off in the health office, mailed, or faxed to (607) 545-6265.
Health screenings will be conducted throughout the school year. Vision, hearing, and scoliosis checks will be performed on designated grade levels. Parents/Guardians will be notified of any abnormal findings via letter.
All medications at school must have a written order from your healthcare provider and parent consent on file at school. Please stop into the health office to pick up a form for your child to receive medication in school. Medications MUST be delivered by a parent or guardian to the health office. Medications must be in original prescription bottle. Over the counter medications must be in original containers.
Fluoride permission slips will be sent home with your children the first few weeks of school. Please sign and return these promptly so that fluoride administration can begin.
Please remember that sports physicals are required annually and players will be asked to fill out a new health history (Green Sheets) with each sport.