Cedar Drive Middle School
Welcome to the Health Office
Mrs. Terri Heyer
732-946-0055 ext. 4502
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WINTER SPORT PHYSICALS and UPDATES due by 10-31-2017
*** please see GUIDELINES under Sport Forms ***
proof of 6th grade immunizations (Tdap and Menningoccal) are part of 6th grade sport physical documentationBoys and Girls Basketball Wrestling CheerBoys basketball will beigin the first weeks of NovemberStudents are eligible to participate in try-outs / practiceAFTERsport physical / documents are reviewed andcleared 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 *
ATTENTION 6th GRADE PARENTS:
proof of immunization for Tdap and Meningococcal vacinations are now past due - please send in documentation now*** EPI-PEN COUPONS ***Save up to $300 on Epi-Pen Auto Injectorshttps://epipen.com~~~ AUVI-Q AFFORD Ability ~~~1-877-30-AUVIQ or visit www.auvi-q.comHELPFUL HINTS
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
MEDICATIONIn 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.
SPORT PHYSICALSSchool 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 records *****
IMMUNIZATIONSNew 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.