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Monday, February 20, 2017

Health Office

School Nurse:        

Dineen DeVito, RN

ddevito@lakelandschools.org

Phone: 914-528-0600 x241 or 242 

FAX:  914-528-2027


Winter Health and Safety Tips

Due to the recent extreme cold weather, Lakeland's school health professionals would like to share some winter health and safety tips with our Lakeland families. Children need extra attention to stay warm, safe and healthy when temperatures drop. Please review the tips provided.

Guidelines for Cold Weather Safety

Winter Safety Tips - Westchester.gov -  http://health.westchestergov.com/winter-safety-tips

Winter Safety Tips - NY.gov  - http://www.dhses.ny.gov/oem/safety-info/publicsafety/winter.cfm

Cold Weather Tips - NY.gov (NYS Department of Health) -http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/emergency/weather/cold/cold_weather_tips.htm

Winter Weather Health and Safety Tips - CDC.gov (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) -http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/winter/

Frostbite and Hypothermia -  https://www.cdc.gov/phpr/documents/hypothermia-frostbite_508.pdf


Attention parents of current 11th grade students:

Important Information about a new Meningococcal Vaccine School Requirement for 2016-17

Effective September 1, 2016 New York State will require the following:

All students entering 12th grade must present proof of either:

  • 1 dose of MenACWY on or after age 16 (sometimes abbreviated as MCV4; brand names Menactra or Menveo)
  • 2 doses of MenACWY (last dose on or after 16 years of age) OR

Please check with your HealthCare Provider for your child’s immunization status.   All documentation must be on file in the Health Office PRIOR to September 1, 2016.

Click here to download NYS Meningococcal Disease and Immunization flyer to parents.

  • Meningococcal Vaccine School Requirement:
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/meningococcal/
  • Meningococcal Disease | Guide for Parents
http://www.immunyze.org/parents-vaccines-for-children/meningitis/

Health Reminders, click here

Wellness Resources for Students and Parents, click here


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