School Health Office
Meet the Team!
Clear Stream Avenue School
Jeanine Wiese, School Nurse
Phone number: 516-434-3557
Shaw Avenue School
Natasha Moore, School Nurse
Phone Number: 516-434-3707
Forest Road School
KellyAnn Skliros, School Nurse
Phone Number: 516-434-3807
Dr. Ashok Ram
801 Rockaway Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11581
Phone number: 516-825-4151
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions!
Important Information About Immunizations
New immunization requirements for school entrance/attendance went into effect on September 1, 2015 for grades PK to 6.
Click here to read NY State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance
A dental health certificate is recommended for students in Kindergarten and grades 1, 3 and 5. The certificate must contain a report of a comprehensive dental exam.
Click here for dental form
Physical examinations are required by New York State Law for all new students, in addition to students currently enrolled in PK, K, and grades 1, 3 and 5. Physical examinations must be performed no more than twelve months prior to the start of school. If your child has a physical scheduled during the school year, please notify the School Health Office with the date of the exam. The exam must be submitted on an official NYS Health Examination Form.
Click here for the medical form
Medication in School
To assure the safety of our students while in school and to comply with NYS Health Law mandates, no medications are allowed in school without prior approval. If your child has a condition which requires medication during the school day (including aspirin, ointment, eye or nose drops, as well a s prescription medications), the following information must be submitted to the health office:
Written order from the physician stating -
Frequency of administration
TIme of administration
Days to be given
Possible side effects
The medication must be in the original container and brought to school by an adult.
The medication will be kept locked in the Health Office at all times and dispensed by the School Nurse, according to the Doctor’s written orders.
Click here for Administration of Medication at School form
During the school year, the following screenings will be required or completed at school:
Vision - Distance acuity for all newly entering students in Pk, K, and grades 1, 3 and 5.
Hearing - Hearing screening for all newly entering students and students in PK, K, and Grades 1, 3 and 5.
Scoliosis - Scoliosis (spinal curvature) screening for all girls in grade 5.
A letter will be sent home if your student needs to follow-up with a health care provider. For vision screenings only, parents will be notified of the results. Please call the School Health Office if you have any questions or concerns.