Cedar Drive Middle School

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Cedar Drive Middle School

Welcome to the Health Office

Mrs. Terri Heyer
School Nurse 
nurse 
732-946-0055      ext. 4502 
Fax: 732-462-4108 
 
email: heyer@coltsneckschools.org 

 
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         SPRING SPORT PHYSICALS
 
                                                                               due  2 - 28 - 2017 
 
 
              Baseball gr 7&8 only - Softball - Tennis - Spring Track
 
                                                            Try-outs / Practice scheduled to start week of 3-13-2017 
 
      Students are eligible to participate in try-outs / practice
      after
      sport physicals
     and
      updated documents
      are 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
  
                                                    
HELPFUL 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
     

MEDICATION 

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.


SPORT PHYSICALS 

 
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.

        ***** remember to keep a copy for your own records *****


 IMMUNIZATIONS

 
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.

 

 

 

 

                                             
 
 

 
 
 
 
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