Adirondack Health Services
**NEW** Health Services / Physical Examination documentation Requirements
In lieu of Covid-19 and to ensure proper social distancing, in-school screenings for vision, hearing, height, weight, and, from the ages of 8 to 16, scoliosis are waived for the 2020-21 school year. Parents and teachers are encouraged to report possible issues with vision or hearing to the school nurse for individual screenings.
COVID 19 Information:
Covid-19 Flowcharts: Please refer to the NY State Department of Health school toolkit for Decision Making Flowcharts for Student Attendance.
New York State Travel Advisory- Please visit this site if you are planning on traveling with students. They must be quarantined to 2 weeks upon return if traveling to any of the states listed.
Here you will find some reference information on common viruses/nuisances found in our area. Please keep your child home if they have a fever, vomiting or diarrhea. They may return 24 hours after the fever breaks without fever reducing medication.
Note: If your child is sent home with head lice, you MUST accompany your child upon their return to school so the nurse can check their hair and make sure they're clear
Note: Your child may return to school after they have been fever free without fever reducing medication for 24 hours. If they have blisters that are filled with fluid, the blisters are contagious and they should not return to school with them. If the blisters are dry, they may return to school.
Note: Your child may return to school after their first does of antibiotic has been given