Mendham Student Health Office
Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Fax #: 973-543-0283
Catherine Leonard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Kimberly Auer (email@example.com)
"School nursing, a specialized practice of public health nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates normal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders that bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potentials."
National Association of School Nurses
The school nurse, according to the West Morris Regional High School District standing orders, may administer designated Over-The-Counter (OTC) medication during school hours. For the students' convenience we stock regular-strength Tylenol (Acetominophen), Advil (Ibuprofen) and Benadryl (Dipenhydramine). Please click on the "OTC Permission Form" link in the upper left corner for more information.
All PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION must be accompanied by written permission from both a parent/guardian and physician. There are separate forms for prescription medication, self administration of inhalers, and self-administration epipens. These forms are available in the health office and are also located in the upper left hand corner of this webpage.
Prescription medication shall be brought to the school by the parent/guardian, unless other arrangements have been made with the nurse. It must be in the original prescription container, labeled with the name of the student, medication, dosage and name of the physician. All medication is to be taken home by the parent when it is no longer needed or at the end of the school year.
The West Morris Regional Board of Education forbids any student from carrying any medication (OTC or prescription) without the knowledge and consent of the administration and school nurse. Medication includes all medicines prescribed by a physician including emergency medications, such as inhalers, epipens and all non-prescription OTC medication.
Please contact the nurses for more information.
Any student wishing to participate in a sport must submit a hardcopy of a current physical to the health office. If the physical was performed 90 days prior to the start of the sport, a health update must also be submitted. Please see the Athletics homepage for all the required forms.
Any student who is out of gym due to injury must be cleared by their physician and return to gym before they can participate in a sport.