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Health Information

NJ FamilyCare Information - Mandated Health Coverage for all Students age 18 and under

 Recently signed legislation now mandates health insurance for all children age 18 and under. The requirement can be met through (1) health insurance provided by your employer, (2) a health insurance policy you purchase directly, or (3)through NJ FamilyCare, which provides free or low cost insurance for children and their parents. Enrollment in school insurance programs ONLY does NOT satisy this mandate.

Information on NJ FamilyCare and eligibility is available through the school nurse in each of our school buildings. Uninsured families may contact the school nurse to learn more about the application process for NJ Family Care. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

 

 


Flu Information

2ND  DOSE OF H1NI INFORMATION - Additional clinics may be scheduled in the near future and will be published on the Camden County website at www.camdencounty.com Please view the website for more information and assistance.

If you would like more information on recommendations to prevent the spread of the H1F1 flu virus, please go to: http://www.flu.gov/plan/school/toolkit.html   or www.nj.gov/health/flu/h1n1

 


 

Vaccine Update:
7-12 grade:

4 doses DTP/DTap or 5 doses DTP (if 4th DTP is not on or after 4th birthday, then a 5th DTP is given & child is <7 years old)
3 doses of Polio or 4 doses of Polio (if 3rd Polio is not on or after 4th birthday, then a 4th Polio is given if <7 years old)
1 dose MMR (if born 12/31/89 or before)
2nd measles (if born 01/01/90 or later& 4 days before 1st birthday)
3 doses  Hepatitis B (or approved 2 dose vaccination)

The Camden County Immunization Program offers free immunizations to eligible Camden County children infants through 18 years of age. Call 856.225.5128 for appointments.

Physicals:
All athletic candidates must have a complete physical examination done within 365 days of the first day of practice in order to participate. The physical examination may be performed by either your child's private health care provider or by Dr. Stagliano, the school physician. Physical examinations will be offered at the school by Dr. Stagliano in May for all fall sports and approximately one month prior to the start of winter and spring sports. Date and times for each sport will be in the announcements. If you choose to go to your private health care provider, the physical examination must be recorded on the school health history form.

Developmental Stage Phyiscals:
Haddon Heights School District requires all new students entering the district to have a physical exam. It is strongly recommended by the school district that parents obtain a physical exam at least once during each of the student's developmental stages. The developmental stages are defined as follows:
* early childhood (preschool through grade 3)
*pre-adolescence (grades 4 through 6)
* adolescence (grades 7-12)

Medication Administration:
Over the Counter Medication Form- this form is required to be signed by both a parent/guardian and physician in order for any over the counter medication to be administered to any student. No permission from parents to the nurse will be taken over the phone. The over the counter form must be signed and on file in the nurse's office.

Emergency/Life Threatening Medication Form- this form is required by all students with conditions considered life threatening allowing students permission to carry medications for these conditions. Examples of these conditions are asthma, anaphylactic allergy reactions to food, bee stings or environment, seizures and/or diabetes. A spare emergency rescue inhaler is REQUIRED for the nurse's office for each asthmatic student.

Prescribed Medication Form- this form gives permission for the nurse to administer prescribed medications to students.

Mantoux Testing:
Mantoux testing is required by the State of New Jersey on students who enter the Haddon Heights School District from areas of New Jersey and other states designated by New Jersey as high risk Tuberculosis areas. It is the responsibility of School Nurse to interpret, report results and secure information about the chest X-ray results and whether the private physician prescribed medication therapy.

Screenings:
*Height and Weight screening annually,
*Vision Screening in grades K, 2 , 4, 6, 8, 10 
* Hearing Screening in grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 
* Scoliosis screening examination, which is a lateral curve of the spine most commonly found during the adolescent growth period, completed in grades 5, 7, 9, 11.

 

Medical Forms

Students requiring medication while on school property must have one of the following forms completed by a parent / guardian and returned to the school district.

 

Administration of Medications by the School Nurse

Self Medication Form

 

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