403 Moul Avenue

Hanover, PA  17331

(717) 637-9000

Meet Our Health Services Team

Gloria J. Sanders, RN, BSN, CSN

Certified School Nurse, Middle and High School

gsanders@hanoverpublic.org

(717) 637-9000 Ext 5016

Mindy Heiner, LPN

Health Room Assistant, Hanover Middle and High School

mheiner@hanoverpublic.org

(717) 637-9000 Ext. 4072

Alisha Diehl, MSN, RN, CSN

Certified School Nurse, Clearview, Hanover Street, and Washington Street Elementary

andiehl@hanoverpublic.org

(717) 637-9000 Ext. 1002

Kim Weaver, LPN

Health Room Assistant, Hanover Street Elementary School

kweaver@hanoverpublic.org

(717) 637-9000 Ext 2004

Christy Simpson, LPN

Health Room Assistant, Washington Elementary School

csimpson@hanoverpublic.org

(717) 637-9000 Ext 3004

 IMMUNIZATIONS NOTICE FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

All 7th and 12th grade students are mandated by the state of PA to have a meningitis vaccine (MCV)  PRIOR to the start of the 2019-2020 school year.  In addition, all 7th grade students are also required to have a TDAP immunization.  These immunizations are required to be complete and immunization records received by the school nurse prior to the end of the 5th day of the new school year.  If students do not turn the completed immunization record into the school nurse before the end of the 5th day of school - they will be excluded from school until they receive the immunization.

SCHOOL PHYSICALS

SCHOOL PHYSICALS A school physical exam is due each school year for ALL students in K/1, 6, and 11th grade.  Please click on the link below to obtain the form you can print and give to the physician the day of your child’s exam.  After physical examination and this form are completed by physician, please hand the form in to your child’s school nurse as soon as possible.  Note: if your child has had a sports physical and/or a physical for driver permit/license, this is acceptable for their 11th grade physical.

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/Documents/School%20Health/PHYSICAL%20EXAM%20form%202012.pdf

DENTAL EXAMS

A dental exam is due each school year for ALL students in grades K/1, 3, and 7th grade.  Please click on the link below to obtain the form you can print and give to the dentist the day of your child’s exam.  After dental examination and this form are completed by dentist, please hand the form in to your child’s school nurse as soon as possible.  

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/Documents/School%20Health/Private%20Dental%20Exam082011.pdf

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Parents:  Important medication forms for your use:

                (Reminder to left click on your mouse to open up links for forms)

IMPORTANT REMINDER:  MEDICATIONS must be brought to school by parent or designated party, not students. Medications must be in the original container accompanied by a physician’s order for prescribed or over-the counter medications, in order to be given by the nurse during school hours.

Medication Guidelines

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TaGzbP392DKNgSdiVpvKL_RKwdnlrenb0bqlgnMVPFo/edit?usp=sharing

Permission/Physician Orders for Administration of Medications during the school day (to be completed by the physician and parent)- reminder: if your child takes a daily medication, we need a new order form each school year.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gC0cAEg_S2PPLXP5b3CG7pM-3xXEiFK2M4a1gEOVVrk/edit?usp=sharing

ASTHMA INHALER USERS:

Cover letter to parents for Self Administration of Inhaler

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tRpi9vcxCfW658926OLEyxiHzNG0CWv14gcrBcD2Cc8/edit?usp=sharing

Permission/Physician Orders for Administration of Asthma Inhalers (to be completed by the physician and parent)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Av__ExSIZ57ASlsdWuANhWW9jtoQoXCTrB2Z5Z_dV7Y/edit?usp=sharing

Inhaler - Self Administration by students form (to be completed by parent and student- student MUST hand completed form into the school nurse so that return-demonstration can be completed in front of the nurse).

EPI-PEN USERS:

Permission/Physician Orders for Administration of Epi-pen (to be completed by the physician and parent)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/15ZNbhP5AV4jnS7dtQwjgjXB6ufoHjZVF_LpuMJt_6MY/edit?usp=sharing

Epi-Pen Self Administration by students (to be completed by parent and student - student MUST hand completed form into the school nurse so that return-demonstration can be completed in front of the nurse).

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz68rQr5zClfNV9ZaUhfeE5HeW8/view?usp=sharing

HPSD Field Travel Trip Permission Form

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j-_xhuO8hU6limlQZqxLd_bGE5f6fhZCNX_t5RT9G8w/edit?usp=sharing

Reminders from your School Nurse

     

EMERGENCY CARDS Please make sure you have completed an emergency card for your child EACH school year for permission to treat your child in the nurse's office and administer medication.

Please keep the school nurse informed of any changes to your child’s Emergency Card throughout the year.  I.e. phone number changes, changes in your child’s medical condition and medication changes; or changes to the emergency contact persons listed on your child’s card.

STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN-4TH GRADES - ALL students in these grades should have an extra set of clothing in their backpacks throughout the school year to include a shirt, shorts or pants, underwear and socks in the event they have an unanticipated accident or spill throughout the day and require extra clothing.  

IF your child borrows clothing from the school nurse, please remember to wash and return them to school.

IF your child’s outgrown clothing is still in good condition?  Consider donating them to your child’s school nurse!

MEDICAL STATEMENT FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM and form to be completed by children’s parent and physician.   (ie. food allergies, diabetes, etc.).  If your child has special dietary needs during the school day, this form should be completed for any special diet or dietary modifications. Upon completion, please hand it in to the school nurse.  A copy will be placed in your child’s medical file and a copy will be sent to the Food Services Dept.  IF THERE ARE ANY CHANGES and the student is considered to no longer be allergic to the food as initially stated on this form, please submit a new form stating that the student is no longer allergic to this food, signed by the physician and parent.

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/Documents/School%20Health/Medical%20Plan%20of%20Care%20for%20School%20Food%20Service.pdf