Cedar Drive Middle School
Welcome to the Health Office
Mrs. Terri Heyer
732-946-0055 ext. 4502
All student medication and supplies may be picked up the last days of school (6/21-22-23). Any remaining medication after 6/23/2017 will be discarded.
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FALL SPORT PHYSICALS due by 8-14-2017
6th grade immunizations (Tdap and Meninogoccal) are part of 6th grade sport physical documentation
Boys and Girls Soccer Cross Country (open to all)
Try-outs / Practice generally begin the first week of school
Students are eligible to participate in try-outs / practice
sport physical documents are reviewed and
cleared by the school nurse and or school physician
(Physicals on file in the CDMS health office are good for 365 days)
* No need to re-submit a copy of physical *
PLEASE SEE GUIDELINES UNDER SPORT FORMS
ATTENTION INCOMING 6th GRADE PARENTS: proof of immunization for Tdap and Meningococcal vacinations are due BEFORE the stat of 6th grade
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review emergency information and contacts is advised in preparation for the new school year
update health concerns, allergies, and or medical concerns with the school nurse in September and as needed
have your medical care provider fill out forms EARLY in the summer in preparation for fall sports ~~~ Offices are busy late August and early September and may require additional time to process forms
all sport participation and or tryouts generally begin the first full week of school in September
please keep copies for your own records in preparation for future reference during middle school years and moving forward to high school
In the event that your child will need
medication it is necessary that all
forms be filled out properly and returned. New forms are required each school
year. HEALTH OFFICE FORMS are available on CDMS nurse page.
Parents must bring in all medications and signed forms to
the health office. All medication (prescription
and over the counter medication) must be in the original labeled
containers/packages. Medications cannot be dispensed without a parent/guardian
signature, physician signature office stamp, and original packaging.
School sports are offered at Cedar Drive
Middle School to students in grades 6 - 7- 8 (baseball gr 7 and 8 only).
Participation in school sports requires a complete physical exam prior to
participation per New Jersey Department of Education Regulations. The only accepted NJ forms can be downloaded from the CDMS
nurse’s page along with guidelines. All forms must be
received and reviewed by the school nurse and or school physician BEFORE a
student can participate in school sports.
PROOF OF 6TH GRADE IMMUNIZATIONS OR A LETTER FROM YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OF SCHEDULED DATE TO RECEIVE Tdap and/or Meningococcal VACCINATIONS IS PART OF THE 6TH GRADE SPORT PHYSICAL DOCUMENTS for incoming 6th grade students.
Physicals are good for 365 days. Current physicals on file in the health
office from previous school year do not need to be resubmitted. See procedure
for sport forms located under sport forms for additional information. Additional forms are required for each sport season.
Students who have not received clearance
may not participate in any practice or tryout.
Please adhere to all
deadlines and guidelines to assure that your child is able to participate at the start of the sport season.
***** remember to keep a copy for your own
New Jersey State regulations require
students entering 6th grade to provide proof of Diphtheria and
Tetanus Toxoids and Pertussis vaccine (Tdap) and Meningococcal vaccine.
Documentation is required to be in place by start of 6th grade.
In the event immunizations are not received
a note from your medical provider’s office of a scheduled appointment for the
above mentioned immunizations will be required with follow up documentation.
For more information on The New Jersey Department of Health and vaccination
requirements go to: http://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/vaccine_qa.pdf.
It is recommended that you keep a copy for
your own medical records.