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    ~Welcome to the School Nurse's Website~
    Kelly Roche
    Middle School Nurse
    (781) 659-8814 prompt 3
    (781) 659-8822 fax

    Please note that the required documentation for both medications in school and immunizations. 

    Please take a moment to browse the links to the left for important and helpful information re: illness and medication policies. Forms are on the website and may be printed or faxed and completed by your child's physician. 

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns regarding your child's health or well being!

    Parents of incoming 7 students, please make sure you have submitted your child's most recent physical form with updated immunizations before the first day of school. This may also be faxed to 781-659-8822.

    Grade 7 students will need:

    • Hepatitis B - 3 doses

    • Tdap Booster - Grade 7 

    • DTaP/DT/Td/Tdap - 4 doses DTaP/DTP or >3 doses Td; plus 1
      dose Tdap

    • Polio - 4 doses (4th dose must be given on or after the 4th birthday and ≥6 months after the previous dose, or a 5th dose is required. 3 doses are acceptable if the 3rd dose is given on or after the 4th birthday and ≥6 months)

    • Meningococcal - 1 dose, 7th graders

    • MMR - 2 doses 

    Varicella - 2 dose or physician documented history of chickenpox disease

    Many times families ask whether their child can return to school if they have a certain illness, especially if it's considered contagious. 

    Please click on Norwell Public Schools protocol which is reviewed and signed by our school physician, Dr. Donna Zambuto annually. 

    There is also very helpful information on Should you keep your child home from school?
    Information on Infectious Diseases Protocol  

    The FLU: A Guide for Parents from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health   

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact  kelly.roche@norwellschools.org



Influenza Letter