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Supporting and Promoting the Partnership between
Health and Academic Achievement
We look forward to working together to promote the health and safety of your child here at Peter Muschal School. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child's health, please do not hesitate to call, email or just stop by our office.
Some Important reminders :
Attendance: Please remember to call the Office of Student Services when your child will be late or absent from school.
Medications: All medications given at school requires medication forms to be filled out by the physician and parent (see forms below under related files to download a copy).
All medications must be in it's original pharmacy labeled container.
All medications must be brought to and from school by an adult.
Emergency Cards: Please remember to update contact numbers. It is very important to be able to contact you in the event your child is sick or injured.
Absence Due to Fever: Any child who has a temperature of 100* or more may not be in school. Please do not send your child back to school unless they are fever free for at least 12 hours without the use of Tylenol, Motrin or other fever reducing medications.
Absence Due to Vomiting or Diarrhea: Any child with vomiting or diarrhea may not be in school. Your child will need to be home until they are symptom free for at least 12 hours. This is not just for your child's benefit but also so that germs are not spread during the school day to the other students.
Health Records: Records are maintained for each student. Please notify the health office of any changes in your child's health- including a new allergy/ allergic reaction, injury, hospitalization, illness/ disease or other health condition, so that the student's file can be kept up to date.
Health Screenings: Blood pressure, height, weight and hearing are performed yearly with vision being screened in kindergarten and second grade. If a referral is sent home please have the physician complete the form and return it to the nurse's office with 2 weeks.
Food Allergies: Food allergies are a serious issue in the classroom. Please be respectful of those children with allergies so that they may safely enjoy the celebration. Please remember that all food brought into school for celebrations must be safe for all children in the classroom.
Thank you for your partnership in keeping your
child healthy and safe.
Mrs. Eaton, RN, BSN, CSN
Mrs. Pado, RN, BSN, CSN
609-298-2600 ex 4138
- This site has information about current health problems for children. It has articles, games, and fun things to do.
- NJ FamilyCare is a federal and state funded health insurance program created to help New Jersey's uninsured children and certain low-income parents and guardians to have affordable health coverage. It is not a welfare program. NJ FamilyCare is for families who do not have available or affordable employer insurance, and cannot afford to pay the high cost of private health insurance.