Adirondack Health Services

A Note from the Nurse - Planning for next school year:

New Medication Forms must be completed by the parent/guardian and health care provider for the 2023-24 school year.  Medication authorization forms expire at the end of each school year. Make sure you make your request to the health care provider before August. Clinics get very busy and may not be able to complete your request if submitted after mid- August. New medication forms must have a start date on or after August 1st, 2023, or say 2023-24 school year to be valid for next school year. 

Reminder: Physicals are needed FOR

New Students, Pre-K or Kindergarten, and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11

Vaccinations must be up-to-date before Sept. 20th or students will be excluded from school. 

Immunization Information

Vaccination Requirements 

Illness Info

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. 

When your Child comes home with Head Lice

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (Coxsackie)


Influenza (Flu)

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)


Strep Throat

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Covid Rapid Testing Kits are available now! 

Please contact your school nurse to receive one for your child.

Directions for your home kits:

iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test- (results in 15 minutes)

CareStart COVID-19 Antigen Home Test - (results in 10 minutes)

Links to common questions: 

What is Antigen testing and  what do the results mean?

Where can I get more tests?

What do I do if the test comes back positive?

Where can I register my positive test results? 

Oneida County Resident 

Lewis County Resident 

What do I do if I am exposed to Covid?

Quarantine Rules per NYS

School guide for close contact

What's the deal with masks in schools?

And what does the CDC say about masks?