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Welcome
 Health Office is open to all students and staff members at FAMS.   We do screenings of height, weight , blood pressure, vision and hearing of all students during the first half of the year.  In March and April the 7th graders are screened  for Scoliosis .  
According to Board Policy and State of New Jersey the nurse can only give Medicine with a prescription from a doctor and permission in writing from the parent/guardian even for over the counter medication.
The Health office is a resource for both parents and students.  Middle school has many challenges and added responsibilities but with these comes growth academic, social and physical.
Teaching and learning can be the key to a  long productive life. I believe the focus of school nursing  should always be about providing the students with quality care, but also teaching them to care for themselves.
 
To contact the Nurse
Mary Jane Vinci RN CSN
phone 201 848-5985
fax 201 962-7977
mvinci@franklinlakes.k12.nj.us
In coming 6th grade and families
     You must provide proof of immunizations including two new injections:  Tdap and meningoccal.
These are a State of New Jersey requirements without them you may be excluded from the school building.
      You also need a current physical on file.  Attached is the Pre-participation Sport Physical.  Please use this form.
Physical forms and immunization records can be dropped off in the main office or mailed to:
FAMS
755 Franklin Ave.
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Attention M J Vinci RN School Nurse