The primary role of the school nurse is to support student learning.
The Nurses of Yorktown Central School District accomplish this by implementing strategies that promote student health and safety. Schools need to promote the health of every child in order to raise educational achievement.
The nurse serves as the coordinator of the health services program and provides nursing care as deemed appropriate. In order to serve students effectively it is essential for parents to inform the health office of all special health needs such as food/insect/latex allergies, asthma, diabetes, visual/hearing or speech deficits, need for medication during the day, need for special aids from your physician such as crutches, walkers or wheelchairs, either on a temporary or permanent basis, etc. This information is very important to a successful experience in school.
Yorktown Central School District will use the emergency contact information you provide to the district. Changes can be made on Parent Portal. Please keep all contact information updated!!! It is imperative that we are able to reach you in the event of an emergency.
Please view the contact information link on the left for specific health information and requirements pertaining to your child's school. Contact your school nurse with any health issues, questions, or concerns.
Mylan Epipen Recall in the U.S.
Mylan has recalled the 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths of EpiPen Auto-Injector. None of the recalled lots include the authorized generic for EpiPen Auto-Injector.
View the impacted lots below:
All students entering 7th, 8th and 12th grades must have the meningococcal vaccine for 2017-18 school years. Without it, they can’t start school. See attached Meningococcal Flyer.
DON'T FORGET TO IMMUNIZE!
FLU VACCINE INFORMATION can be found on this CDC site .
Together we can keep our school healthy, fun, and ready to learn!
When deciding whether to send your child to school, the following guidelines may be helpful. Please keep your child home if: