Health Services

Welcome to NTSD Health Services

Clark Wood Elementary School Nurse

Carrie Hackett

carrie.hackett@ntiogasd.org

814-258-5131

RB Walter Elementary and Williamson High School Nurse

Amy Vandernick

amyjo.vandernick@ntiogasd.org

570-827-2171 R.B. Walter

570-827-2191 Williamson HS

Westfield Elementary and Cowanesque Valley High School Nurse

Melinda Fry

melinda.fry@ntiogasd.org

814-367-2233 Cowanesque Valley HS

814-367-2712 Westfield Elementary

Immunization Requirements

Children in ALL grades (K-12) need the following vaccines:

4 doses of tetanus*(1 dose on or after 4th birthday)

  • 4 doses of diphtheria* (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
  • 3 doses of polio
  • 2 doses of measles**
  • 2 doses of mumps**
  • 1 dose of rubella (German measles) **
  • 3 doses of hepatitis B
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity

*Usually given as DTP or DT or Td

**Usually given as MMR

7th Grade ADDITIONAL immunization requirements for entry:

  • 1 dose meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
  • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis(Tdap) [if five years have elapsed since last tetanus immunization]

The only exemptions to the school laws for immunizations are:

  • medical reasons;
  • religious beliefs; or
  • philosophical/strong moral or ethical conviction. (paperwork explaining exemption must be on file in the health office)

Dental Exams are required on original entry or kindergarten, 3rd grade, and 7th grade.

Private Dental Form

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=18&objID=445017&mode=2

Medical Exams are required on original entry or kindergarten, 6th grade, and 11th grade.

Private Physical Form

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=18&objID=1367734&mode=2

Asthma Action Plan

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=18&objID=1367911&mode=2

 

Authorization for Medications During School Hours Form