• Alyssa Arlen Welcome to the

    Health Services Department

     

     

  • Please look to the following sources of information regarding Coronavirus or COVID-19 at this time. (Much misinformation is being spread/ shared on social media platforms.):

    WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY
    This site will be updated daily in the afternoon: washingtoncountyny.gov/coronavirus
     
    GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL COVID19 HOTLINE
    Glens Falls Hospital has set up a Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline to provide community education and a connection to local resources. Call 518-926-HELP (4357)
     
    NYS NOVEL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION
    Look here for updates on "NYS on PAUSE." This site is updated daily or when new information becomes available:  https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
     
    CDC CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2010
    The CDC posts helpful tools for all of our community members as well as national updates on the spread of the disease: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
     

    As always, if I can be of any assistance in answering or directing your questions to the appropriate source, please reach out to me at aarlen@hartfordcsd.org

    Stay Well! 

    Alyssa Arlen, MSN, RN, School Nurse

     
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  • As of 7/1/2018 A Health Examination (Physical) is required for new PK and K students, and for grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. 

    Required NYS School Health Examination Form

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  • Mission:Teddy Bear Nurse

    • To support student success by helping each student reach his/her maximum health potential in the school setting by:

      • timely and accurate nursing assessment of students
      • intervention that is appropriate
      • evaluation and referral to additional services as needed
    • To contribute to a healthy school environment for all through:

      • infection control
      • accident prevention
      • health promotion and education
      • collaboration with school and outside resources

        

            Alyssa Arlen, MSN, RN   School Nurse   518-632-5222, option 7    E-mail Mrs. Arlen    



  •   IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

    2019-2020 School Year New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/ Attendance by Grade Level*

    Pre-Kindergarten Required Immunizations

    Immunization

    Number of Doses

    DTaP/DTP

    4 doses

    Polio (IPV)

    3 doses

    Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)

    1 dose

    Hepatitis B (Hep B)

    3 doses

    Varicella (Chickenpox)

    1 dose

    Hemophilus Influenzae (Hib)

    1 to 4 doses (depending on age series started)

    Pneumococcal Conjugate (PCV)

    1 to 4 doses (depending on age series started)

     

    Kindergarten thru 5th Grade Required Immunizations

    Immunization

    Number of Doses

    DTaP/DTP

    5 doses

    or 4 doses if 4th dose after 4th birthday

    or 3 doses if 7 years or older and series started after 1st birthday

    Polio

    4 doses or 3 doses if 3rd dose after 4th birthday

    Measles/Mumps/Rubella

    2 doses

    Hepatitis B

    3 doses

    Varicella (Chickenpox)

    2 doses

     

    6th Grade thru 11th Grade Required Immunizations

    Immunization

    Number of Doses

    DTaP/DTP

    3 doses

    Tdap

    Age 11: Must receive an immunization containing Tetanus toxoids, Diphtheria, and acellular Pertussis (Tdap)

    Polio

    4 doses or 3 doses if 3rd dose after 4th birthday

    Measles/Mumps/Rubella 

    2 doses

    Hepatitis B

    3 doses

    Varicella (Chickenpox)

    2 doses

    Meningococcal conjugate

    (MenACWY)

    1 dose

    Grade 7 or 8*,  9*, & 10*

    * Most of the students in grade 8, 9, and 10 will have already received the MenACWY vaccine dose in grade 7, unless transferred from out of state or out of country. MenACWY vaccine is not required per NYSDOH for grade 11.

     

    12th Grade Required Immunizations

    Immunization

    Number of Doses

    DTaP/DTP

    3 doses

    Tdap

    1 dose

    Polio

    3 doses

    Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)

    2 doses

    Hepatitis B

    3 doses or

    2 doses of adult hepatitis B vaccine (Recombivax) for children who received doses at least 4 months apart between ages 11 and 15 years

    Varicella (Chickenpox)

    1 dose

    Meningococcal conjugate

    (MenACWY)

    By Grade 12: 2 doses or

    1 dose  if the dose was received at age 16 or older

    Alyssa Arlen, MSN, RN, HCSD, 7/16/2019

    Please see https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2370.pdf for further information.

     

  • Health Updates:

    Please keep the school nurse updated on your child's health status, such as surgeries, medications, illnesses/diseases or other conditions that may affect your child's school performance.  See the Medications & Health Concerns section for additional forms/ information that may be required.

    Emergency Contact Information:

    Please make sure you student's emergency information is completed each school year and updated as needed.  

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