Town of Trumbull Department of Nursing Services

Important Back to School health information for the upcoming school year: School Nurses will be available at each school after August 28, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year. If you need assistance prior to the start of school please contact the Town of Trumbull Director of Nursing Services 203-452-5091

Student Health Requirements

Physical exams with up-to date immunizations are required prior to enrollment, when transferring into the district, prior entry into Pre-K, Kindergarten, and during 3rd, 6th & 9th grade. The physical exam must be on the State of Connecticut Health Assessment record for K-12 students or the Early Childhood Assessment for Pre-K Students/ELP (Early Learning Program) Students For more specific information on physical exam requirements please click here. All physicals and immunizations must be reviewed and approved by a school nurse prior to enrollment in school and prior to participation in high school interscholastic athletics.

Athletic Physicals

All students who participate in THS interscholastic athletics must submit a valid physical per FCIAC guidelines. Click here for more information on health requirements for participating in THS athletics.

Medication

A written medication order from an authorized prescriber and parent/guardian written authorization are required, for school nurses, or in the absence of a nurse, other designated personnel to administer medication, including over-the-counter drugs. Medications must be in the original, properly labeled container and dispensed by a physician/pharmacist. Over-the-counter medications must be delivered in an unopened, properly labeled container. ALL medications must be delivered to/from school by a parent, guardian or other responsible adult. All medication will be destroyed if not picked up within one week following termination of the order or the last day of school, whichever comes first. The medication form can be located here: Medication Form

Forms

In an effort to be green and economical, we are asking parents access forms needed for school on our website. If you are not able to print the documents, please contact the school nurse and a copy of the posted information can be picked up in the nurses’ office or mailed to your home. Click for a complete list of forms frequently used by Trumbull Schools Department of Nursing.

The following are links to some frequently used Forms:

State of CT Health Assessment Record – For physical exams for K-12th grade students

State of CT Early Childhood Assessment Record –For physical exams for Pre-K (ELP) students  

Medication Form – Required for all prescription or over-the counter medication that will be administered during school hours

 

Food Allergy Policy

bowl of nutsThe Trumbull Board of Education has passed a new policy regarding the Management of Food Allergies in the schools. This policy affects food being brought in for curriculum and celebrations. This and all policies can be found on the Policies page of this website.

Emergency Notification

In the event of an emergency, school delay, closure or early dismissal, notification is made to the following:

Ø  Radio Stations:WEBE 108 FM (107.9), 600 AM, 99.9 FM

Ø  TV Stations : WTNH – Channel 8, WNBC – Channel 6 and 30, WFSB –  Channel 3

    In addition, the information will be posted on the TPS home page and on Twitter.

    Refer to the school hours page for opening and closing times for schools.

Health Forms

Medical Symbol for health moduleEach pupil, before initial enrollment in the Trumbull Public Schools shall have had a health assessment. In addition, each pupil enrolled in Trumbull Public Schools shall have a health assessment at least once in each three year interval: in grade three, in grade six, and in grade nine. These forms and insurance enrollment form can be found here...

Wellness Newsletter

Screen shot of Wellness NewsletterEvery month, September through May, the Trumbull Food Services posts a Wellness Newsletter with tips about healthy eating and living. Past issues can be found on the Wellness Page.

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