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School Health Services

Return to School after Illness in Times of Covid

Regreso a la escuela despues de una enfermedad en tiempos de Covid

Coronavirus: district updates & Information

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 2019-2020 School Year based on NYSDOH amended regulations effective September 1, 2019:

MMR (grades K-12)

  • 2 doses of measles and mumps vaccines and 1 dose of rubella vaccine (MMR)

DTaP (grades K-12, except grade 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
  • If 7 years or older and the series was started at 1 year or older, only 3 doses required

Polio (grades K, 1, 2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10 & 11)

  • 3-4 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 (grade 12)

  • 3 doses

Meningococcal (grades 7, 8, 9,10 &12)

  • 1 dose for grade 7,8, 9 &10
  • 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, 3, 4,6,7,8, 9,10 &11)

  • 2 doses

Varicella (grade 12)

  • 1 dose

Hepatitis B (grades K -12)

  • 3 doses

Tdap (grades 6 -12)

  • 1 dose 11 years of age or older

*Changes to Grade 12 School Entrance Immunization Requirements 
Children enrolling in grade 12 in the 2019-2020 school year are in this cohort, including new entrants.

  • 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 2019-2020 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, 2 doses of mumps and 1 dose of rubella
Hep B 3 doses


Health Services Staff

Building Staff Member

Mamaroneck High School

Dina Murphy, Nurse Coordinator
Fax 914-777-1685

Mamaroneck High School

Mary (Maureen) Crean, School Nurse

Hommocks Middle School

Jacqueline Sheppard, School Nurse

Hommocks Middle School

Erin Irwin, School Nurse

Central School

Victoria Ruggiero, School Nurse

Chatsworth Avenue School

Karen Torre, School Nurse

Mamaroneck Avenue School

Madeline Lukas, School Nurse

Murray Avenue School

Roberta Billington, School Nurse