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BAKER HIGH SCHOOL


Rebecca DeGennaro, School Nurse
Jessica Pigeon, School Nurse
(315) 638-6018 Fax: (315) 638-6174

DURGEE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL


Kimberly Way, School Nurse
Dawn Brizzi, Health Aide
(315) 638-6081 Fax: (315) 638-6176

 

RAY MIDDLE SCHOOL


Sandra Annicharico, School Nurse
Susan Mautz, Health Aide
(315) 638-6111 Fax: (315) 638-7406


ELDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Katie Davis, School Nurse
(315) 638-6120 Fax: (315) 638-6171

 

McNAMARA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Margie Duger, School Nurse
(315) 638-6132 Fax: (315) 638-5049

PALMER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Jill St. John, School Nurse
(315) 638-6129 Fax: (315) 638-6275

 

REYNOLDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Judy Tack , School Nurse
(315) 638-6126 Fax: (315) 638-6169


VANBUREN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Dotty Reid, School Nurse
(315) 638-6123 Fax: (315) 638-6170

 

ST. MARY' SCHOOL


Kathy Honsinger, School Nurse
(315) 635-3977

WORD OF LIFE


Kathy Honsinger, School Nurse
(315)635-1818

 

DISTRICT-WIDE


Julie Carpenter, DNP, FNP
School Nurse Supervisor, Nurse Practitioner

Cassandra Bluff
District Floater Nurse

Michele Bano
Health Aide Floater

SCHOOL DISTRICT PHYSICIAN

Michael J. Shaw, M.D.







 

ATTENTION PARENTS: Changes to School Health Exam Schedule and Immunization Requirements Effective July 1, 2018

New York State has made changes to its school health exam schedule as well as requirements for the meningococcal vaccine, effective July 1, 2018. 

Beginning July 1, 2018, all New York State public school students must have a health exam when they enter school as a new entrant and in Pre-K or Kindergarten and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. While we request that new examinations be completed on the the new  NYSED Student Health Examination Form for Schools, for this school year only,  the physical may be submitted on any form that your provider's office uses. Please send the completed exam form that your provider uses to your school nurse before the first day of the new school year. 

Regarding the new exam form, use of the NYSED Student Health Examination form will be required for the 2019-2020 school year. You can download the new form by clicking HERE.

For more information on physicals, click HERE.

For information on the meningococcal vaccine, click HERE.

IMMUNIZATION LAW
To prevent Communicable Disease and due to New York State requirement, all students must be immunized; no student will be allowed to attend the Baldwinsville Central Schools without proof of the following minimum requirements:

Acceptable proof of immunization should be provided in a form of certificate from physician or clinic specifying types and dates of immunization or disease; or blood test results that shows proof of immunity. When a range exists, the NYS Department of Health may require your child to receive the higher dosage listed in the chart below.
 
Vaccines
Kindergarten
through Grade 4
Grade 5 Grades 6 through 10  Grades
11 & 12
Diphtheria and Tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and Pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap) 4 to 5 doses 4 to 5 doses 3 doses 3 doses
Tetanus and Diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine and Pertussis vaccine booster (Tdap) (Required only for students enrolling in grades 6-12 who have not previously received a Tdap at 7 years of age or older.) Not applicable Not applicable 1 dose 1 dose
Polio vaccine (IPV/OPV) 3 to 4 doses 3 doses 3 to 4 doses 3 doses
Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR) 2 doses 2 doses 2 doses 2 doses
Hepatitis B vaccine 3 doses 3 doses 3 doses 3 doses
Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccine 2 doses 1 dose 2 doses 1 dose
Meningococcal  Vaccine  Grades 7, 8 & 9: 1 dose, Grade 12: 2 doses or 1 dose if the dose was received at 16 years or older

You can download a PDF of these requirements HERE.

After June 21, please send proof of immunization to the school nurse where your child will be attending school in the fall.
Proof of immunization must be any 1 of the 3 items listed below:
  • An immunization certificate signed by your health care provider
  • Immunization Registry report (NYSIIS or CIR from NYC) from your health care provider or your county health department
  • A blood test (titer) lab report that proves your child is immune to the diseases
    • For varicella (chickenpox), a note from your health care provider (MD, NP, PA) which says your child had the disease is also acceptable.

 

Important Information From the Nurses Office:

All schools now have a nebulizer in the nurse’s office!!! If your child requires nebulizer treatments, please provide the nurse with: MD order, medication and the tubing with a mouthpiece.

• Kids with asthma may carry their rescue inhaler with them if the nurse has a MD note on file indicating that this is okay. We strongly recommend that a back up inhaler be housed at the nurse’s office. Please tell your child to notify the nurse early if they are using the rescue inhaler more than once in the day so that she can monitor his/her lungs and avert a crisis.

Medications administered at school must be carried into the nurse’s office by an adult. The medication must be presented with a MD script indicating school hour’s administration, a written parental request for school administration and be in the original container; same rules apply for over-the-counter medication.

State laws prohibit us from giving any medication without a MD order. School nurses do not have supplies of Tylenol, Motrin, Midol… in their offices.

• If your child has a medical condition (asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, allergy…), ask the nurse to complete one of our newly developed individual Care Plans with you. These new forms allow you to acknowledge your child’s unique needs. They will be kept in a secure area in the nurse’s office for reference.