Welcome to Princeton Public Schools Health Services Website. The health services team collaborates with parents, healthcare providers, educational services and the community to promote student health, so students can meet their educational goals. A Licensed school nurse (LSN) and health paraprofessionals work together to meet the students' physical, social, and emotional health needs and the health/safety of the entire school community.
The school health offices are staffed by a health services paraprofessional with a licensed school nurse in the building 1/2 day per week and as needed or on-call within the District.
Contact information needed for your child in the case of an emergency or illness is an important part of providing care and facilitating communication with parents/guardians. You will be asked to complete an emergency form, which provides contact information, health concerns and recent immunizations. This emergency sheet will be mailed or sent home with your child. The emergency form needs to be updated and a parent/guardian signature is required each year for emergency treatment. Please return the sheet as soon as possible to assist health services in caring for your child. It is extremely important to update any medical information, phone changes, address changes and alternate contact changes at any time during the school year as they may occur.
Child with a medical concern
Make your child’s health concerns known to the District School Nurse or Health Service Assistant. Bring current signed Health Care Provider’s orders and medication that will be needed each school year and with any changes that occur during the school year. Work with the District School Nurse to develop an Individual Health Plan for your child at school each school year and with any changes that occur during the school year. Provide permission for the school district nurse to communicate with your child’s healthcare provider by signing a Data Release Form, Individual Health Plan, and/or Action Plan for your child at school each school year and with any changes that occur during the school year. These forms can be found on the Health Services website: firstname.lastname@example.org click on Parent Medical Forms. Provide parent/guardian and emergency contact phone numbers each school year and with any changes that occur during the school year. If the school health staff are aware that your child has a medical concern, each year two attempts will be made to obtain current health information and/or medication. Health information about your child will be shared with school staff (and transportation staff) on a “need to know” basis only. If your child rides the bus or other school transportation, it is the parent/guardian responsibility to share with transportation staff any health concerns, health information, and emergency medication to ensure the safety of your child while being transported.
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