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 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

 

Resources

Health Services Staff

Building Staff Member
Mamaroneck High School Dina Murphy, Nurse Coordinator
Fax 914-777-1685

 

 

Mamaroneck High School

Mary (Maureen) Crean, RN

 

Hommocks Middle School

Jacqueline Sheppard, Nurse

 

Central School

 

Victoria Ruggiero, Nurse

 

Chatsworth Avenue School Karen Torre, RN

 

Mamaroneck Avenue School

Madeline Lukas, Nurse

Murray Avenue School

Roberta Billington, RN