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Health Office
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Welcome To The Health Office á
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Elizabeth Gioia, RN, CSN - School Nurse
Emma Cappellini - Administrative Assistant
Phone 973-515-2431 Fax 973-515-3112

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Health Policies
- Students who have been ill with diarrhea,ávomitting, or fever (100 degree or above should remain home for 24-48 hours after the symptoms have subsided without the aid of pharmaceuticals.
- Students who have been diagnosed with streptococcal infection (strep throat) are to be áexcluded from school for 24 hours after the start of antibiotic therapy.
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Athletic Information
All Students wishing to participate in Athletics at Memorial Junior School must have a physical examination within 365 days (1 year) of the first practice on file in the health office, and submit the additional necessary paperwork prior to the day tryouts begin in order to be eligible. áAll required forms are on our Athletic Page under Athletic Health Forms.
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Medications
All medications, including over-the-counter, must be kept in the nurse's office to be administered only by the nurse.ááA doctor's note with parental permission must be provided in order to administer medication (appropriate forms are available in theáhealth officeáor can be downloaded by clicking on the links below).á

Student áself-administration of medication for potentially life-threatening illnesses, such as asthma oráanaphylaxicáreaction, is permitted and must also be arranged with the school nurse.

NO CHILD IS PERMITTED TO CARRY MEDICATIONS (Exceptions include self-administration ofáepi-pensáand inhalers)..
Screenings
During the year the school nurse performs the following health services:
  • Measurement of height and weight and BMI
  • Vision and/or hearing testing
  • Scoliosis screening ofá7thágrade students
  • Blood Pressure screenings of all students
Stay updated on our monthly Teen Food & Fitness Newsletter. áIt contains great food and fitness tips to keep our children healthy!
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Health Links
MJS Health Announcements
Health Forms
Click on the links to view the health forms.

1) Asthma Treatment Plans
For all students who use an inhaler.

2) Self Administration of Medication
Self administration for students who use inhalers.​

2) Epi-pen Physician's Orders
Physicians Orders/Allergy Action Plan

3) Epi-pen Administration
Epi-pen Parent/Guardian Authorization

4) Self Administration of Epi-pen
Self Administration of Medication

5) Medication to be Administered in School
For all medication that needs to be given at school.
Department Files
 boe self-administration release forms.doc
Self Administration of Medication

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