Council Rock School District

Success for every student, every day

 In a tradition of Caring and a mission for Health,  
Welcome to Council Rock Health Services
 
 
School Nursing

 
Michele Adames, Health Services Coordinator      madames@crsd.org

                   IMPORTANT CHANGE TO IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS (2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR)              
ALL IMMUNIZATIONS OR EXEMPTIONS MUST BE UPDATED BY THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL OR YOUR CHILD MAY POTENTIALLY BE EXCLUDED FROM ATTENDING 
  
PENNSYLVANIA MANDATED IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

Children in ALL GRADES 
Diphtheria and Tetanus – 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)

Polio 4 doses of polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at least 6 months after previous dose given), a fourth dose is not necessary if the third dose was administered at age 4 years.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella – 2 doses of Measles, 2 doses of Mumps and one dose of Rubella, given on or after the 1st birthday as an MMR. The second doses of Measles and Mumps are usually given as an MMR but may be Measles & Mumps only given at least one month after the first dose.

Hepatitis B – 3 doses with the first and second doses at least one month apart and the third dose 16 weeks after the first dose but not prior to six months of age.

Varicella –2 doses on or after the first birthday or evidence of chicken pox disease.

 STUDENTS ENTERING 7TH GRADE

Tetanus, Diphthteria, and Accellular Pertussis (Tdap) - 1 dose given by the 1st day of 7th grade.

Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) - 1 dose given by the 1st day of 7th grade.
 
 STUDENTS ENTERING 12TH GRADE 
 
Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) - 2nd dose given by the first day 12th grade. If  one dose was given at 16 years of age or older, that shall count as the twelfth grade dose.
  
The vaccines required for entrance, 7th grade and 12th grade continue to be required in each succeeding school year. 
 
 

                           Health Forms for ALL Students at the Time of Registration
 

                                                           
                                MEDICATIONS/MEDICAL PROCEDURES IN SCHOOL 
   
        REQUIRED HEALTH EXAMINATIONS
          WHEN TO KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME FROM SCHOOL
         
        COMMUNICABLE DISEASES 
         
         HEAD LICE 
       
         MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
 

Please notify the nurse in your child’s school in writing if you do not wish your child to receive the following oral medications if they visit the health office during the school year:  

  1. Tums or Maalox for upset stomach- One or two tablets every 2-4 hours PRN
  2. Throat Lozenge- One lozenge as needed for cough/sore throat 
  3. Chloraseptic spray/gargle- As a gargle, diluted or undiluted. 
  4. Coca Cola syrup- 2 tsp. PRN nausea

 

PENNSYLVANIA CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM 
 
       
 
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