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Saint Dominic Elementary and Middle School

One Journey Through Faith and Education

Health Office

 Welcome to the Elementary & Middle School Health Office 
516-922-4322 ext. 3166

Dear Parent/ Guardian,

Thank you for entrusting your child/children to our care.  Please review the Health Office Notices and the forms relevant to your child's grade.  
If your child is absent from school due to illness or medical/dental procedures, please notify the Health Office at 516-922-4233 Ext.3166. If we do not hear from you regarding your child's absence you will receive a robocall instructing you to contact the health office. 
Health Examination Requirements:
-The NYS DOH requires health examinations for all new entrants and students entering PK, K, 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th grade.  
NYS Required Health Exam Form ver. 2023 
**Please make sure forms are complete, signed, and stamped by your child's health care provider along with a copy of their most up-to-date immunization record. Do not email Health Forms without prior notification. 
- Immunization updates are required for all new entrants and students entering grades; PK, K, 6th, and 7th  within 14 days of the start of school (see grade level Health Office Notices for information on grade level immunization requirements)
- If your child has an appointment for an exam during the school year after the first 30 days of school, please notify the Health Office with the scheduled examination date.
-Throughout the year, please keep the health office informed of any diagnosed infectious diseases, skin conditions, and any changes to your child’s health status or medications.
- Medications
1) Medication and related paperwork should be turned in together in person by a parent/guardian. Please do not send medications to school with students without their doctor's written approval to do so and without speaking directly with the health office staff first.
2) Medication drop-off appointments should be scheduled to review medications and related paperwork. Please call the health office at 516-922-4233 ext. 3166, to schedule a medication drop-off appointment.
3) See Health Office Notices for detailed instructions for medications at school.
- Sports
Health Exams should be done and dated within 12 months from the start of each sports season. The Interval Health History Form for Athletics needs to be completed by a parent each sports season if the health exam is more than 30 days old. The student must come to the health office and be cleared by the health office at the start of each sports season.