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Welcome Page Students

The Middle School Health Office is excited to welcome the Page 5th and 6th graders!  Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.  Nurse Courtney will be checking in at the Middle School on select afternoons.  

Postural Screening

State mandated postural screenings will take place for ALL students during PE class during the month of January.  A letter to parents was sent home on December 13 (you can download a copy in the link under "Useful Info" to the left).  Your child will be screened unless you return the 'opt out' letter to the nurse that you do NOT want your child to participate.  

Need EpiPens? Want them for FREE?

Does your child need an EpiPen for school, or has you child's EpiPen expired?  Here is the link to a coupon for EpiPens for $0 copay, valid through December 2017:    

https://www.epipen.com/copay-offer/

 

Most people with commercial insurance will qualify for up to three EpiPen 2-Paks for $0.  People with severe food allergies should have two EpiPens with them at all times.  This program is great because it allows you to have multiple EpiPens for your child to keep at school, at home, in a sports bag, etc., and gives you peace of mind that this life-saving medicine is available wherever your child is. 

 

Did you know that teenagers and young adults with food allergies are at the highest risk of fatal food-induced anaphylaxis?  Please help us keep our students safe at school by always having an EpiPen available.

Breakfast at Pentucket

Did you know that Pentucket serves BREAKFAST?  We find that many students don't eat breakfast, and the most common reason is not enough time.  Students can purchase breakfast on their way into the building.

The cost is $1.25, and it includes: one main choice (egg sandwich, fresh-baked muffin, cereal OR smoothie) AND up to five sides (yogurt, fruit, juice, cheese stick, AND/OR milk).  This is a pretty fantastic bargain, and a great way to start the day.  :)  

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POTASSIUM IODIDE: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Learn more about Potassium Iodide (KI) and why we have it listed on the Student Health Information form.

http://pentucketrsd-ma.schoolloop.com/file/1272780696263/1237733624406/6923610554814122637.pdf 

Nurse Landry

Nurse Landry

Contact the Health Office:

Phone:  (978) 363-2957 x216

Fax:  (978)  363-2720

email:   mlandry@prsd.org