Nurse

CHARLENE PETRONE

cpetrone@scotlandes.org

 

                                                                                                             

Welcome!

I hope you are all happy and safe! Enjoy your summer! Wear sunscreen, your helmet while riding your bike, scooter or quad and wash your hands!!!!

Please stay posted for information regarding our reopening in the fall. I will let you know as soon as I have information to share. Please review the information below regarding physicals. Email me if you have any questions.

 

PHYSICALS

All PK and K students must have a physical annually (including immunizations) in order to attend Scotland Elementary School. Please make sure that we have all updated information prior to the first day of school. Please also note for kindergarten the physical now includes a dental exam that must be completed prior to the start of school.

Sixth Grade students are required to have a physical exam on file PRIOR to entering seventh grade. Please note that no student will be allowed to participate in any sport without a current physical.  Please schedule these early, most primary health care providers have limited numbers of appointments for physicals. If physical is completed before the end of the school year, please send it in with your student and I will add it to the cumulative health record and make sure it is transferred to the appropriate school.

Influenza Information:

All PreK students must be immunized against the flu prior to December 31, 2020 to participate in our preschool program.  Written documentation from your primary physician or a flu clinic must be presented to the school nurse for children to remain in our program. Remember our best protection against the flu is Prevention.  Our young children and elderly are the population with the greatest risk related to flu illness.

Nurse Charlene

FLU IMMUNIZATIONS

Check out the following websites for great heart/health information:

CSDEChildNutitionPrograms@ct.gov

http://www.goredforwomen.org/?popup=little-heart-attack

 HealthyChildren.org – From the American Academy of Pediatrics

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