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Annette  D.  Sauerbrunn
School Nurse/District Charge Nurse
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Welcome 

 

Qvhd-TIPS A Family Health Letter - Vol 28 No. 1 May 2014 "OH NO! NOT LICE!"

Welcome to the website of the North Haven Middle School  Health Office. Here you will find a grneral description of some of the health office policies, as well as the most commonly requested forms.

The following information can be found on this page:

  • When are school physicals required
  • Health screenings
  • Requirements for playing NHMS sports
  • When to keep your child home
  • Notifying the school when your child will be absent
  • Exclusions from gym class
  • Information on CT HUSKY Insurance

The following most frequently used forms can be downloaded from the "Forms" link above:

  • Health Assessment Record ("School Physical" form)
  • Immunization requirements, by grade
  • General medical requirements
  • Medication Authorization form
  • Field Trip permission slip
  • HUSKY insurance form (English and Spanish)

SPORTS PACKET

All students wishing to try out for a sport at North Haven Middle or High School must be registered online by their parent or guardian via FamilyID.com.  This procedure is required for every sport and must be renewed every school year prior to tryouts.  Sports physicals must be done annually, and uploaded into the registration (preferred method), or handed into the school nurse prior to tryouts.

When Are School Physicals Required?

Physicals are certain immunizations are required for entry into Preschool, Kindergarten, and grades 7 and 11. The physical must be completed on the blue "State of Connecticut Health Assessment Record", which can be found in the Forms section. Students newly enrolled must also meet the appropriate requirements for the grade they are entering.

Screenings

Health screenings are done by the school nurse and/or trained volunteers, which may include school staff members, according to the following schedule:

Vision (distance only)- Kindergarten and grades 1,3,4 and 5

HearingKindergarten and grades 1,3,4 and 5

Postural (scoliosis, or spinal curvature)- Females grades 5 and 7 / Males grades 8 or 9