Please note the following health requirements for back-to-school:
- Incoming 12th graders who have not had their 2nd meningococcal vaccine have until 9/14 to receive it in order to attend school.
- Incoming 6th graders who have turned 11 require a Tdap vaccine by 9/14 in order to attend school. Student who have not yet turned age 11 when entering sixth grade have 14 days from their birthday to get vaccinated.
- Incoming 7th graders who have not had their meningococcal vaccine have until 9/14 in order to attend school.
- All students in grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 require a physical, dated from 9/1/2021 to present, as mandated by NYS. This is required within the first 30 days of school or by 9/30. If you have an appointment scheduled after 9/30, please email the health office with that date. Please send this in to your child’s respective school health office.
If your health provider is unable to fit in your child, please get a nursing visit. Uninsured families can call the Orange County Department of Health at 845-291-2330.for assistance. Questions should be sent to your child’s school nurse:
SAS: Dorothy McKenna 615- 6617
GIS: Char O’Connor 615-6525
CJH: Dawn Pawliczak 615-6315
GHS: Nancy Ellefsen 615-6134