Medical Program

Medical Program

214-357-1300 Ext. 125


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HEALTH AND MEDICAL RECORDS

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PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

Centennial School District MEDICATION POLICY

DON’T WAIT – VACCINATE NOW FOR ATTENDANCE IN ALL GRADES

More information and to get any forms needed, see the Centennial School Nurses page.


 

The State of Pennsylvania had mandated that all children entering school present documented proof that the following immunizations have been received:

  • Four DT (diphtheria, tetanus) doses, including one administered on or after the 4th birthday.
  • Three doses of Polio vaccine and a booster between 4 and 6 years of age.
  • Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine usually given over a six-month period.
  • Two doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), one given after twelve months of age and a second before entry to school.

The State does not require Pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae B (HIB), Varivax (Chicken Pox) or Smallpox vaccinations. You are encouraged to periodically check with your physician or school nurse for current practices and changes. The Pennsylvania School Health Laws state that each school student is required to have a TB Tine test, medical and dental examination at the time of entry into school. Please inform the school nurse, in writing, when boosters are given. All students are screened yearly, under the State mandated program as to height, weight, vision and hearing. Student physical examinations are required within 3 months of entry into school and the 6th grade. Student dental examinations are required within 3 months of entry into school and in 3rd and 7th grades. The 6th and 7th grade students are also screened for scoliosis.

MEDICATIONS

Prescription and non-prescription over the counter medications must be in the original container with a note from the parent and physician to include: name of medicine, dosage, time of administration, dates to be given, and reason for medication. Medications may be sent in for a day or week. It is not recommended that students carry a full prescription bottle to be taken back and forth daily.

Students requiring medical attention should report to the nurse. Tylenol and Gelusil may be dispensed as necessary unless advised otherwise by the parent. No medications should be placed in lunch pails or school bags for students to self administer. All medications must be taken in the Health Room.