A full-time Registered Nurse staffs the Health Office during the school day. All medical concerns, health forms, medications and special needs are handled through this office.
During the school year the nurse measures all students for their height, weight and blood pressure. Students in grades 9 and 11 have their vision screened. Students in grades 10 and 12 have their hearing tested and are checked for scoliosis.
For any findings requiring further evaluation, the parent/guardian will be notified by mail. Written request to be excused from any of these mandated screenings must be submitted to the Health Office.
The Health Services Office also deals with: health counseling, first aid and emergency care, parent conferences and faculty conferences.
Students are required to have a complete physical prior to entrance, submitted on the all purpose form called: Seton Hall Preparatory School/ New Jersey Department of Education Annual Athletic Pre-Participation Physical Examination Form. Copies of this can be found and downloaded from this site. It should include any specific health issues, restrictions, allergies and medications. A list of required immunizations recorded with the month, day and year must accompany this form.
No other physical will be required unless the student tries out for an interscholastic sport. In that case an annual physical will be needed, as well as submission of the parental permission form, both of which are good for one year. It is suggested that whenever a student has a physical by his private physician, he has one of our forms filled out and submitted to the Health Office in case the student decides to try out for a sport at a later date.
Only physicals submitted on our form will be accepted. At the beginning of each sports season a parent/guardian is required to fill out and submit a new Part A: Health History Questionnaire. This basically states that as far as the parent/guardian knows nothing has changed with regard to the student’s health since his physical with his physician.
Medication taken during the school day must be accompanied by the required documentation. Specific forms can be downloaded from the website for Authorization to Administer:
- Prescription Medication during School by the Nurse
- Physician Certification for Student’s Self-Administration of Medication/ Parent/Guardian Consent for Student’s Self- Administration of Medication
- Permission for (OTC) Over the Counter Medication to be administered by the School Nurse
- Authorization to Administer Epinephrine
- Food Allergy Action Plan
Archdiocese Memo Regarding Ebola
2015-16 Medical Paperwork
Important information regarding Medical Paperwork
Explanation of new medical paperwork. Please read especially if you have not recieved an email from Caredox.
Epinephrine, Food Allergy Forms, Action Plan
NJ MRSA Prevention Brochure
NJ Dept of Health MRSA Form
Medical Form: Medication Use/Dispensation Forms
Health Services Bulletins
by Larry Baggitt
Parents and Guardians:
Please be aware that St Barnabus is offering free cardiac screenings at their facility. View the Screenig Schedule to find out when the screenings occur. Concussion Impact testing should still be done through Overlook with directions on the athletic trainer web page.
by Larry Baggitt ATC CSCS
The archdiocese of Newark has historically purchased excess insurance for our students. You still must go through your primary insurance. You can now access the forms on-line. You can get more information regarding the coverage or purchase your own excess on the Bollinger Schools website. Your son can also pick up a brochure from the athletic department office, athletic trainer or school nurse.
For injuries that occur during school sponsored activities, download the formyou need to complete.
Sports injuries; see the Prep's certified athletic trainer; Larry Baggitt for signature. All other school activities see the Prep's nurse; Emmelyn Mailley
Policy guidance is now available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the H1N1 [Swine Flu] virus, intended for K-12 schools, teachers, administrators, and parents.
(Because the guidance may change as the situation changes, we’re sharing the URL where the guidance will always live on flu.gov, rather than a static attachment.)
Additionally, CDC has also created a health-focused toolkit for teachers and parents.