Sunset on Sound

School Health Services

Mission Statement:

School nurses are members of school educational teams striving for safety, good health and optimal learning of children and staff in their care. They act as an advocate for the students' emotional, physical and educational well-being.


School Immunization Requirements for the 2016-17 School Year based on NYSDOH amended regulations effective September 1, 2016:

MMR (grades K-12)

  • 2 doses of measles and mumps vaccines and 1 dose of rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • Required for school entry. Range of 4 through 6 years of age for second dose no longer permitted

DTaP (grades K-12, except 9-12 as noted below*)

  • 5 doses of diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) required for entrance
  • If 4th dose received at 4 years of age or older, only 4 doses required
  • Required for school entry. Range of 4 through 6 years of age for 5th dose no longer permitted

Polio (grades K, 1,2,6,7 and 8 only)

  • 3-5 doses as long as 1 dose is received after 4 years of age
  • If 3rd dose received at 4 years of age or older, only 3 doses required

Polio (grades 3-5, 9-12)

  • 3 doses

Meningococcal (grades 7and 12)

  • 1 dose for grade 7
  • 1-2 doses for grade 12 -1 dose if given on or after 16 years of age or 2 doses of vaccine with the booster dose given on or after 16 years of age

Varicella ( grades k,1,2,6,7,8)

  • 2 doses

    Varicella (grades 3,4,5,9 -12)

    • 1 dose

    Hepatitis B ( grades k -12)

    • 3 doses

    Tdap ( grades 6 -12)

    • 1 dose 11 years of age or older

    *Changes to Grades 9 through 12 School Entrance Immunization Requirements
    Children enrolling in grades 9 through 12 in the 2016-17 school year are in this cohort, including new entrants in subsequent years into the cohort’s current grade levels (e.g. 2017-2018 grades 10-12, 2018-2019 grades 11-12, 2019-2020 12th grade)

    • Must meet immunization requirements of regulations in effect prior to July 1, 2014
    • Do not need to have intervals assessed for immunizations.
    • Are compliant for 2016-2017 through graduation if they meet requirements in effect June 30, 2014 which were:

    DTaP/DTP 3 doses
    Tdap 1 dose
    Polio 3 doses
    MMR 2 doses, or 2 doses of measles, 1 dose of mumps and 1 dose of rubella
    Hep B 3 doses


    Health Services Staff

    BuildingStaff Member
    Mamaroneck High SchoolDina Murphy, Nurse Coordinator

    Mamaroneck High School

    Mary (Maureen) Crean, RN

    Hommocks Middle School

    Jacqueline Sheppard, Nurse

    Hommocks Middle School

    Lori Toppi, Nurse

    Central School

    Victoria Ruggiero, Nurse

    Chatsworth Avenue SchoolKaren Torre, RN

    Mamaroneck Avenue School

    Madeline Lukas, Nurse

    Murray Avenue School

    Bonnie Ball, Nurse

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