Friday, December 18, 2015

Health Reminders

According to Holliston Public School Policy

All medications taken by students during the school day must be administered by the school nurse. Students are Not Allowed to carry any medication with the exception of emergency medications (e.g. epinephrine, asthma inhalers ) which must  have the proper documentation (Licensed Prescriber written order and signed parental consent  on file).M.G.L.105.CMR 210.00 – MGL C.30A S.8 C112.S.80B  

Student illness and/or injury during the school day must be reported to the school nurse. If a dismissal is warranted, the school nurse will contact the parent/guardian to make arrangements for dismissal. All students dismissed for illness/injury MUST be dismissed though the nurse’s office.

PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS are required by Massachusetts Law, (M.G.L. Chapter 71, Section 57). During the high school years, a physical is required for Grade 10 students. For the class of 2018, a physical performed between March 1, 2015 and June 1, 2016 is acceptable. If your student has had a recent physical exam, please send a copy to the HHS Nurse or please schedule a physical exam appointment for your child. All Grade 10 Physical Exams are due in the school nurse’s office by June 1, 2016.