Physical and mental health significantly influences one's ability to participate fully in the School community. The Health Center strives to enhance each student's well being by insuring that each student has a comprehensive, confidential health care plan. The Health Center provides direct quality care to students with acute illnesses and minor injuries; preventative services; health education and effective crisis response.
We are members of the National Association of School Nurses, The Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses, and the Independent School Health Association and The American Red Cross. Lower Merion School District provides part-time nursing assistance for the implementation of our State Mandated Programs, including Immunization Surveillance and Student Health Screening.
Information about 2013-14 Health Forms
A Medical Emergency Form
is required annually for all boys. It is due on March 15
. Please fill it out and send it in today.
A School Physical Assessment Form is required for every boy every year. It is due on the month of your son’s birthday, or on the anniversary of your son’s last physical examination. (Note this is a new procedure for the 2013-2014 school year). Please schedule your son’s appointment today so that you can meet the deadline. You will receive a reminder from Health Services one month prior to your son’s birthday, or on the anniversary of the date of his last physical examination as recorded in our data base. If you are unsure of the date of your son’s last exam, please contact his doctor’s office and schedule his next appointment at this time.
A Physician Order for Prescription Medication is required for any boy who needs to have prescription medication kept at school. (EpiPen, inhaler, insulin, etc.)
A Dental Exam Form is required for boys entering 1st grade, 3rd grade, and Form I. Please send it to your son’s dentist today. It is due on Oct. 31.
Read this FAQ for more details.
How to submit your forms
We regret that we cannot accept Health Forms by email or fax. Please mail the forms directly to School Health Services at the school address listed on the bottom of each form.