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School Nurse




Important Health Reminders:

Please report all communicable diseases to the school nurse!
All medications require a doctor's order and must be dropped off to the nurse by the parent/guardian.
Fever: A child must be fever free for 24 hours without the help of fever reducing medication before returning to school.
Vomiting/Diarrhea: The child must wait 24 hours from last episode of vomiting or diarrhea before returning to school.
Strep Throat: Child may return to school after 24 hours of antibiotics.
Head Lice/Nits: Child must be treated with lice shampoo before returning to school. Please see
If your child is not feeling well before school, please take a moment to take their temperature and assess them. Please do not send if they are sick. It is not fair to expose other students to illness.



Medication Forms:

Action Plans:

History and Physical Form


Health Office Information Resources:

New Jersey Family Care:

Centers for Disease Control

Healthy Children General Information


Lice Information Letter:

May 2018 Lice Information Letter


Measles Virus Resources:

Click here for a list of resources and information regarding the Measles virus.


Zika Virus Disease Resources:

NJDOH - Zika Virus
CDC - Zika Virus
CDC - Fact Sheet & Posters
CDC adds countries to interim travel guidance related to Zika virus
CDC - Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA)
MMW Report - Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak - United States, 2016 (includes testing algorithm)


School Nurse contact info:  Lisa Gillespie