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CERTIFIED SCHOOL NURSES
Terrill Middle School
1301 Terrill Road
Scotch Plains, NJ
(908) 322- 6813 (fax)
WELCOME TO THE TERRILL HEALTH OFFICE!
Welcome! to the Terrill Health Office website, where nursing services, policies, and important health information can be found. We are looking forward to ensuring a healthy school year and a wonderful middle school experience for your child! Please advise us if your child has had a major illness or surgery throughout the school year , a doctor's clearance note will be required to return to school. If your child is out of gym for a medical reason, a doctor's note will be needed as well ,to resume physical education activities. If it is medically necessary for your child to ambulate with crutches in school, please have your doctor indicate this in the medical note.
School nurses provide health education and counseling as needed and conduct a variety of screenings as mandated by the State of NJ. Per NJAC Chapter 16 6A:16 2.1-2.2, each student will be screened for height, weight, and blood pressure every school year.
Students will be screened in 5th and 7th grade for scoliosis unless the student has submitted proof of a physical examination, or the parent requests that the student be exempt from the screening.
A vision screening will be conducted on all 6th and 8th grade students and a hearing test will be conducted on all 7th grade students.
With the exception of vision and hearing, all screenings will be conducted in collaboration with the physical education staff.
State guidelines are followed to monitor student immunization records and tuberculosis skin testing. Mantoux skin testing for tuberculosis is currently required for some new students entering from specific countries. You will be contacted by the school nurse if your child requires testing.