The nurse's hours are 8:00-4:00 each day. The nurse is here to administer first aid to school injuries and care for students who become ill while attending school. In addition to these duties, she is responsible for carrying out the PA state mandates: annual height & weight measurements, body mass index calculations, hearing & vision screening, assist with physicals and dental exams, and keep records with accurate and current health information. Should you have any concerns regarding your child's health, feel free to call our nurse at 215-541-7299, ext. 7209.
According to Upper Perkiomen School District policy: ALL medications (including over-the-counter) must be accompanied by a physician's note with specific instructions for administering, as well as parental permission. The medication must be sent in its original container. Students may not transport medication to or from school.