• school nurse

     

    Suzanne Cutrone, RN
    Carla Russo, RN
    Phone: 516.441-4810
    Fax: 516.441-4895
                                      E-mail us at scutrone@greatneck.k12.ny.us and crusso@greatneck.k12.ny.us                                                                       

             CLICK ON THE GRADE YOUR CHILD WILL ENTER IN THE FALL TO OBTAIN FORMS REQUIRED FOR THAT YEAR 


     

    It is important to remember that good physical 
    and mental health are essential for every child's
    educational development and 
    achievement

     

     

     2020-2021 School Year

     

    Students who will be starting grades 9 and 11 are required by NYS law to  have a physcial within the first 30 days of the start of school.  Please click on your child's grade for more information and forms. This rule pretains to both in person and remote learning.

    12th grade students who have not yet met their meningitis vaccine requirement, must show proof of vaccine prior to start of school.   

     

     

     

     IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ATTENDANCE AND STUDENT'S VISIT TO NURSE'S OFFICE

     

    COVID SYMPTOMS

     

    FEVER OR CHILLS

    COUGH OR DIFFICULTY BREATHING

    FATIGUE 

    BODY ACHES

    HEADACHE

    NEW LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL

    SORE THROAT

    RUNNY NOSE /CONGESTION

    DIARREHEA 

    NAUSEA OR VOMITING

     

     

     

     

     TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR STAFF AND STUDENTS

     

    Asymptomatic travelers entering New York from  another country, US. state, or territory are no longer required to test or quarantine as of April 10,2021.Quarantine consistent with the CDC recommendations, is still recommended for all travelers who are not fully vaccinated or have not recovered from laboratory confirmed COVID 19 during the previous 3 months.

    Please see the travel web site coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory

     

     

     

     

     

     NURSES OFFICE VISITS

     

    In the past students would come to the nurse's office for various reasons and able to return to class. The "new normal" for the nurse's offfice is that a student who comes to our office with any COVID -like illness will need to be picked up by parent or guardian right away and will be given a form with instructions to return to school.
                       
                         
    We understand these are very difficult and stressful times for all but we need to follow these protocols to keep everyone safe. Our goal is to ensure the safety of everyone in the building and we greatly appreciate your help in this matter.

    BE PATIENT

    BE KIND

    BE SAFE

     


    PARENT/GUARDIAN
    Please click on the appropriate tab of the grade your child will be entering in the new school year. Fill out the required forms above and return to the nurse's office prior to the start of school. It is imperative we get these forms back ASAP.
    Mail to Nurse Office 341 Lakeville Rd., Great Neck, NY 11020

    ANNUAL SCREENINGS:  New York State Education Law, effective 7/1/2018' requires the following annual screenings for High School Students.
                                          Scoliosis- Grade 9 boys
                                          Hearing - Grades 11 and new entrants
                                          Vision  -   Grades 11 and new entrants 

    The results of these screenings will be recorded on each student's health record. Parents will be advised in the event a referral to a specialist is needed.


    GYM EXEMPTIONS

    In order for a student to have a gym exemption, a note from his/her doctor is required which should include dates of the exemption.  A follow-up note will then be required to return the gym class.  ALL GYM NOTES MUST BE HANDED IN AT THE NURSES OFFICE.
    Any student on a long-term gym medical will be required to update their exemption during the time of the medical.

    REQUIRED IMMUNIZATION
    1 Varicella (chicken pox) high school born on or after 1994, 2 varicella vaccine entering 9th,10th and 11th grade.

    3 of each..DPT, Polio, Hepatitis B
    2 Measles AFTER the age of one year old
    1 Mumps & Rubella-these may be given as combined MMR
    1Tdap ALL STUDENTS ENTERING 9TH-11TH GRADES FOR 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR
    Meningococcal  conjugate vaccine for grade 12: 2 doses or 1 dose if the dose was received at age 16 years of age or older

    UNDER THE "MORE" TAB YOU WILL FIND INFORMATION REGARDING KEEPING MEDICATIONS IN THE NURSE'S OFFICE FOR YOUR CHILD, AS WELL AS INFORMATION ON WORKING PAPERS AND CONCUSSION PROCEDURE.