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Health Services & School Nurse

School Nurse

Jessica Vadala, RN

315-852-3400 x 7112

Annual screenings (height, weight, vision and hearing) will be conducted for new entrants and students in Grades 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 10.  Screening results will be mailed to parent/guardian.  Please contact the school nurse's office at (315) 852-3400 Ext 71112 or if you do not wish for your child to be screened. 

With flu and cold season around the corner, please remember the following preventative measures:

Wash hands - Often with soap and water for 20 seconds

Cover your cough/sneeze with a tissue, then dispose of contaminated tissue promptly and wash hands

Keep sick child home until symptom-free for 24 hours

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands

Avoid kissing, hugging and sharing cups or eating utensils with people who are sick

Disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as toys or doorknobs

Seek medical attention for symptoms of illness

Utilize availabe vaccines - DCS holds vaccine clinics yearly.  Watch the web for more information as time draws near.

For children who have a history of asthma or reactive airway disease and have current medical orders for rescue inhalers, make sure your child has access to this medication.  Make sure the school nurse has current orders for ALL medications (ALL medication orders need to be renewed at the beginning of EACH school year) and has the current medication - see below for medication administration forms

Make sure the school has parent's most recent and correct contact information


Dr. David M. Brown, Superintendent
711 Railroad Street
DeRuyter, New York 13052

Phone: (315) 852-3400
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