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BARTLETT HIGH SCHOOL

Every Classroom, Every Student, Every Day

52 Lake Parkway, Webster, MA 01570

Phone:  508-943-8552   Fax:  508-949-8274

School Hours:  7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Welcome to the Health Office

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Kathleen Pepin, RN, BSN, BSPH, M.Ed

P: (508)943-8552 x 26

E: kpepin@webster-schools.org

District Float Nurse-Danielle Jalbert, RN

E: djalbert@webster-schools.org

 
 

 

2017-2018 Updates:

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Legislation Mandating SBIRT in Schools:

The Massachusetts Legislature passed the law that outlines the requirements for public schools in Massachusetts to participate in substance use and prevention education. Legislation can be found at  https://malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2016/Chapter52 (see Sections 15, 63, 64, 66).

Quick Facts for Parents:

http://www.parentslead.org/professionals/prevention-intervention/SBIRT

SBIRT Screenings will be starting October-November 2017, any questions can be emailed to kpepin@webster-schools.org or djalbert@webster-schools.org

 


 

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State Mandated Screenings

Schedule as follows:

Grade 9:

Postural

SBIRT

Grade 10:

Hearing

Vision

BMI

 

*Physicals submitted to Nurse’s Office during current year may exempt student from some state mandated screenings, and only if specific screening was completed and documented by a doctor on the physical.

**Parents reserve the right to Opt-Out of screenings for their child

 


 

Concussion

https://youtu.be/Sno_0Jd8GuA

 

The Pre-participation form must be filled out by the student and parent prior to the beginning of every sports season and reviewed by the coach and school nurse to ensure that it is safe for the student to play in school sports.

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/com-health/injury/preparticipation-reporting-form.pdf

 

The Report of Head Injury Form should be filled out whenever a student has had a head injury in school sports or outside of school sports

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/com-health/injury/in-season-report-form.pdf

 

The Post Sports-Related Head Injury Medical Clearance and Authorization Form should be filled out by a medical provider authorized to clear a student athletic diagnosed with a concussion to return to play

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/com-health/injury/posthead-injury-clearance-form.pdf

 

This information is provided by the Injury Prevention and Control Program within the Department of Public Health,http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/community-health/dvip/injury-prevention/cdc-sports-concussions.html

 

Please refer to the MA Department of Public Health Website link for more concussion information:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/community-health/dvip/injury-prevention/information-for-parents-and-students.html

 

 


 

Massachusetts Immunization and Physical Requirements

Required Immunizations for School Attendance

 

DtaP- 5 Doses

Polio- 4 Doses

Hepatitis B- 3 Doses

MMR- 2 Doses

Varicella- 2 Doses

Annual physical required for sports participation or every three years for students not participating in school sports.

 

Refer to state guidelines for further information:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/cdc/immunization/guidelines-ma-school-requirements.pdf

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/id/immunization/school-immunizations.html#School Requirements

 


 

 

 

When & How to Wash Your Hands

Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. If clean, running water is not accessible, as is common in many parts of the world, use soap and available water. If soap and water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol to clean hands.. hands?

Proper Handwashing Technique

Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.

  • Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.

  • Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the "Happy Birthday" song from beginning to end twice.

  • Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.

  • Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them.

 	magnifying glassWhy? Read the science behind the recommendations.

Wash you hands after

  • Before, during, and after preparing food

  • Before eating food

  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick

  • Before and after treating a cut or wound

  • After using the toilet

  • After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet

  • After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing

  • After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste

  • After handling pet food or pet treats

  • After touching garbage
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015, September 4) When and How to Wash Your Hands, Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/when-how-handwashing.html​

 

 


 

 

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Bartlett Sick Guidelines

When to keep your child home from school

  • If they have had a fever over 100 degrees in the last 24 hours

  • If they have had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours

  • If they have an infection (ie: strep) and have been on antibiotics for less than 24 hours

*Parent report will not make excused absence, must provide doctor’s note to excuse absences related to illness.

 

Medication Policy

Any medication to be taken during school hours must be brought to  the Nurse's Office and must be properly labeled and in its original container. All medication that is to be administered during school hours has to be accompanied by a note from the parent, giving permission to the school to administer, and doctor's orders; (this includes over the counter medication). Medications should be brought to school by an adult, if this is not possible, a call to the nurse should be made so that she/he can be sure it arrives.

 

Medication consent for parent and MD

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cve638jDXI1S9v_GkLh5DSqS1dXWla_K4_iWmkAjXjU/pub

 


 

 

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Attendance Policy

 

http://superintendent-of-schools.websterps.schoolfusion.us/modules/groups/homepagefiles/gwp/1007066/1385908/File/WebsterAttendancePolicy.pdf

 


 

 

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