Health Services and Information
Health guidelines for students and staff:
Emergency Information Card - please keep your child's Emergency Information Card up-to-date with any new phone numbers. If you have a new phone number or address, please call the school secretary so they can update your contact information.
Fever -If your child has a fever, which is a temperature over 100 degrees, please keep them home. Your child's temperature must be normal for 24 hours before he/she returns to school. Children need time to rest and get well.
Flu - A student with flu-like symptoms, including a temperature over 100 degrees, and upper respiratory symptoms of sudden onset, the student must be kept home until they have been fever free for 24 hours.
Communicable Illness - Please notify the school nurse if your child develops a communicable disease or condition (strep throat, chicken pox, head lice, impetigo, scarlet fever, pink eye, etc.). Information:
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus - Frequently asked questions:
Nutrition - It is important that your child eat a nutritious breakfast every day before coming to school. Children do better in school is they have breakfast.
Dismissal for Injury or Illness - If your child becomes ill or is injured during the school day you will be notified by the school nurse.
Health Insurance – every child and teen in Massachusetts should have health insurance. If you need help or information please contact the nurse at your child's school. You can also call: MassHealth at 1-800-841-2900 or the Children's Medical Security Plan (CMSP) at 1-800-909-2677.