Apshawa Nurse


Welcome to the Apshawa Health Page

Apshawa Nurse

The following information is provided to keep you informed of West Milford health office policies and procedures and to promote a healthy school environment.

Apshawa School Nurse

Ms. Mia A. Paugh, BSN, RN, CSN-NJ

(973) 838-2763

Fax (973) 838-6896

mia.paugh@wmtps.org

nursing news oct 2018
KINSA UPDATE

Apshawa has been selected again nationwide to join the Kinsa FLUency program. We are in our second year. 

Download the free Kinsa app for IOS or Android and join our school group by October 29, 2018.

Families will receive 1 FREE KINSA Smart Thermometer per household. Thermometers will be sent home in your child's backpack when received. For more info go to https://www.kinsaforschools.com.

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Concussion Info:
Concussion can affect more than just participation in sports:
http://www.state.nj.us/education/aps/cccs/chpe/concussions/ https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/
concussion sheet for parents.pdf

Fact Sheet for Parents: Sports-Related Eye Injuries in Youth
http://www.nj.gov/education/students/safety/health/SportsRelatedEyeInjury.pdf

MANDATED IMMUNIZATIONS for students entering Grade 6:
TDAP (Diptheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis) and Meningococcal Vaccines are required for your child to enter 6th grade, which is mandated by the State of New Jersey.  A copy of these vaccines must be presented to the health office before your child can start 6th grade.  If your child has had these vaccines, please forward the documentation to Ms. Paugh.  

N.J.S.A. 18A: 40-21.2 requires that school districts annually distribute the educational fact sheet on meningitis to parents or guardians of students entering sixth grade.  Meningococcal FAQ.pdf

January 2016 5th Grade Mandatory Immunization Letter to be signed and returned to Ms. Paugh.pdf

GRADE 6 PARENTS & GUARDIANS:

Any student participating in after school fitness or sports clubs must have a physical within 365 days prior to the start of that club.  Please click on the links below for the forms.  
http://www.state.nj.us/education/students/safety/health/records/athleticphysicalsform.pdf
http://www.state.nj.us/education/students/safety/health/records/HealthHistoryUpdate.pdf
http://www.state.nj.us/education/students/safety/health/services/SuddenCardiacDeathPamphletSignOffSheet.pdf
http://www.state.nj.us/education/students/safety/health/services/cardiac.pdf

CHANGES TO PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Please make sure your personal information (i.e.: name, address, phone, work, cells) are updated in the Realtime Parent Portal.  Please make sure your child's physician name and phone number are also in the Portal.  Log into the Realtime Parent Portal and click on Contacts on the left.  Click update information to update any category.


HONEYWELL ALERT!
PARENTS...If your phone number has changed you must update your HONEYWELL ALERT information.  Click here to access the Honeywell Site.

HEALTH FORMS
Student and Athletic Accident Insurance 2018-2019.pdf
Student Physical Exam.pdf
Student Dental Form.rtf
Student Health History.pdf
Asthma Treatment Plan - Student.pdf
Medication Form for Allergic Reaction.doc
Food Allergy Questionnaire.doc
Medication request to dispense_1.doc
Emergency Information Form.PDF
Seizure Action Plan
Seizure Questionnaire for Parents
Annual Athletic Preparticipation Physical Form 
Sudden Cardiac Death Pamphlet.pdf
SuddenCardiacDeathSignOffSheet.pdf

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

September Welcome Letter.pdf
Health Handbook.pdf 
Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value .pdf
FAQ about birthdays and Celebrations.pdf
Head Lice Information.pdf
NJ Parent Link
Flu_ A Guide for Parents.pdf
Whooping Cough (Pertussis).pdf
Chicken Pox (Varicella).pdf
Meningococcal FAQ.pdf
HPV Vaccination Info.pdf