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Wharton Borough Public School Nurse's Office

Telephone 973 361-2506 - x 229

Direct Fax 973 442 2797

email -

Health Reminders:

  • All Students with communicable symptoms - VOMITING, DIARRHEA, FEVER OVER 100.0F MUST be kept home until symptom free for 24 hours without the aid of medication.
  • Students with a communicable illness such as strep throat, impetigo, hand foot, mouth, etc, must be on documented treatment for 24 hours before returning to school

Missing glasses get turned into the nurse's office. Please have your child or feel free to contact the nurse in the case of a missing pair of glasses. Glasses left in the nurses office after one school year will be donated to charity.

All students registering for school must submit a complete immunization record prior to entry. In addition, a physical must also be submitted in a timely fashion. The student may be subject to exclusion if the requirements are not met.

Scoliosis Screenings

Are performed in the springtime for grades 5 and 7. Students are not required to undress for the screening process. A light t-shirt is suitable for performing the screening. Any abnormal results shall be notified to parents. If you wish to exempt your child from scoliosis screening, please email the school nurse before the end of March.