Health Services

Welcome to NTSD Health Services

Clark Wood Elementary School Nurse

Carrie Hackett


RB Walter Elementary and Williamson High School Nurse

Amy Vandernick

570-827-2171 R.B. Walter

570-827-2191 Williamson HS

Westfield Elementary and Cowanesque Valley High School Nurse

Melinda Fry

814-367-2233 Cowanesque Valley HS

814-367-2712 Westfield Elementary

School-Based Care information


NPCHS School Based Patient Registration 2023

NPCHS TPO school based care 7-2023


Northern Tioga School District Health Requirements/Screenings

Health requirements for specific grade levels:

  • Kindergarten/Entry to District: Complete Immunization Record with the following vaccines required for the first day of school:
  • 2 properly spaced MMR and Varicella Vaccines
  • 3 properly spaced Hep B Vaccines
  • 4 properly spaced Polio Vaccines (one must be after the age of 4 years)
  • 4 properly spaced DTAP Vaccines (one must be after the age of 4 years)
  • Entry to District (This includes kindergarten/1st): Physical Exam and Dental Exam
  • 3rd: Dental Exam
  • 6th: Physical Exam (Good time to get Tdap and Meningococcal Vaccines)
  • 7th: Tdap and Meningococcal Vaccines required the first day of school
  • 7th: Dental Exam
  • 11th: Physical Exam (Good time to get 2nd Meningococcal Vaccine)
  • 12th: 2nd Meningococcal Vaccine required the first day of school

Please note the following schedule for health screenings:

  • Height and Weight:  Grades Kindergarten through 12th
  • Vision:  Grades Kindergarten through 12th
  • Hearing:  Grade Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 11th
  • Scoliosis:  Grade 6th and 7th (6th grade students should have spinal screen with 6th grade physical)

Vision, hearing, and scoliosis screenings are completed by the end of each school year.  Parents/guardians will be notified if your student did not pass the baseline for these screenings and needs to be referred for further evaluation.  If you receive notice, please follow up with your child’s physician and return the form as soon as possible.

These screenings and health requirements are addressed in board policy 209 and Pennsylvania Code.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school nurses by contacting your school office.


Authorization for Medications During School Hours Form