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HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Welcome to the ICC Health Services Webpage

Ichabod Crane is committed to promoting healthy life styles and productive academic achievement for all students. As part of our mission, we offer all K-12 students health services through school based Registered Professional Nurses and a Physician Medical Board.
Services offered include but are not limited to:

  • Individual health assessments and first aid intervention.
  • Individual health guidance and counseling.
  • Individual ongoing health monitoring; i.e., diabetes, asthma, severe allergies.
  • Medication administration
  • Health screenings: vision, hearing and scoliosis
  • School based physicals: scheduled throughout the school year with the medical board physicians.
  • Maintenance of student health and immunization records in our data base.
  • Development of individualized health care and emergency plans for students with special health considerations.
  • Liaison and outreach with community service agencies outside health providers.

SCHOOL PHYSICIAN MEDICAL BOARD

Neal Baillargeon, MD (Chairman)
Stephen Krizar, MD
William Murphy, MD


Meningococcal Vaccination Required for 2016-17 School Year

Beginning September 1, 2016, all 7th and 12th grade students MUST HAVE proof of having been given Meningococcal vaccine (shot) in order to attend school.

Students entering Grade 7 in 2016 must have 1 dose of meningococcal vaccine. They will be required to get a booster at age 16.

Students entering Grade 12 in 2016 must have either:

  • 2 doses of meningococcal vaccine with the booster dose given on or after age 16
  • 1 dose if your child’s first dose was given on or after age 16

All documentation should be received by the school nurse by September 1, 2016. Please call if you have any questions or concerns.

Resources:

Letter to Parents
Meningococcal Information Sheet
Meningococcal Poster (English)
Meningococcal Poster (Spanish)


Viral Illness Season: Letter to Parents

(Nov. 2015) As the winter and holiday seasons draw near, we begin to see an increase in viral illnesses. A letter is being backpacked home with students that shares with you some practices that may help to decrease the incidence and severity of these outbreaks. You can also download the letter in English and in Spanish. Letter (English); Letter (espanol)


BMI Survey

(Nov. 2015) The New York State Department of Health has notified the Ichabod Crane School District that it has been selected to report Student Weight Status Category information for the 2015-2016 school year. Schools in districts selected to report for the 2015-2016 school year will submit the information from the 2014-2015 health certificate/appraisal forms for students that were in grades Pre-K, K, 2, 4, 7 and 10 during 2014-2015. Parents whose children were in these grades last year will be receiving a letter from the district to inform them of this requirement. You can read the letter in English or Spanish below:


New Immunization Requirements for the 2014-15 School Year

View the the immunization requirement chart from the New York State Department of Health, here.


United States Department of Justice's Drug Enforcement Administration drug disposal

For information regarding disposing of unused medicine, click here.

Contact Information

Mary Frances Faso, RN (Student Health Services Coordinator)
High School (Grades 9-12), 758-7575

Jo-Ellen Estabrook-Pollack, RN
Elementary and Middle Schools (Grades 4 -8), 758-7575

Faith Kubow, RN
Primary School (Grades K-3), 758-7575

Health Services

Learn more:

Physical and Dental Forms