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Nursing Services

School Enrollment

In accordance with Connecticut State Law and Town of West Hartford policy, a health assessment is required prior to public school enrollment and in grades PreKindergarten, Kindergarten, 3, 6, and 10. A physical examination includes height, weight and blood pressure; hematocrit/hemoglobin lab studies; vision, hearing, speech and gross dental screenings; updating of immunizations and chronic disease assessment. The health assessment information must be on the State of Connecticut Department of Health Assessment Record (form HAR-3).

Pre-School Health Assessment Record

Immunization Requirements for school attendance as per Connecticut state regulations for entry into PreKindergarten.

State of Connecticut Health Assessment Record Form

Immunization Requirements for school attendance as per Connecticut state regulations for entry into Kindergarten and grade 6. 

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School Policies

Medical Alert Notification

In order to best meet your child’s health and educational needs in school please inform the school nurse of any health related issues or any current medications.  The school staff working with your child will be notified in a confidential manner and adequate allowances will be made.

It is very important that the school be notified of any change in emergency numbers.

Medication Administration in School                       

Every effort should be made to have any medications given at home.  If this is not possible, remember that ALL medications, including non-prescription medications (Tylenol and Advil), require written authorization from a doctor and parent.  State law and regulations pertaining to administration of medications in school requires an Authorization Of  Medication By School Personnel form to be completed by a doctor, dentist, or an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. The form must also be signed by a parent/guardian. Medication must be brought to the nurse in the original labeled container with no more than a 45 day supply.  Students may carry some of their own medications per State of Connecticut guidelines with the completed Authorization for Self Administration portion of the form. 

Covid-19

Covid-19 Return to School Protocol Form

Forms

Physical Exam Form
Please be advised, your child will not be allowed to start grade 7 and grade 11 until a completed physical examination done and presented to the nurse’s office.

Immunization Requirements

Husky Insurance Information

Medication Authorization Form

Self-Medication Authorization Form

Food Allergy Management Plan

FAQs

Grace Johnson, RN

Titles: Nursing Department Supervisor
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5959

School Nurses

Carrie Anderson, RN

Locations: Conard High
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5015

Karen Burnett, RN

Locations: Bugbee Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5510

Tracy Cafardo

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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-651-2200 ext. 2733

Angela Colossale, RN

Locations: Morley Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5660

Kathy Condon, RN

Locations: King Philip Middle, KP Nurses
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5260

Megan Evjen, RN

Locations: Duffy Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5610

Karen Fiori, RN

Locations: Whiting Lane Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5858

Eileen Flaherty, RN

Locations: Braeburn Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-561-2200 ext. 2733

Lynne Foley, RN

Locations: Smith Elementary (STEM Magnet)
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5760

Helene Hanrahan, RN

Locations: Webster Hill Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5810

Heidi Hobert, RN

Locations: Sedgwick Middle
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5309
Work: 860-570-6501 ext. 5309

Grace Johnson, RN

Locations: Ed Center, STRIVE
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5959

Caitlin Manoni, RN

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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-233-8506 ext. 5560

Eileen McCormick, RN

Locations: Ed Center
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5560

Glenda McKinley, RN

Locations: Aiken Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5410

Cathy Riefenhauser, RN

Locations: Norfeldt Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5710

Tracey Roberts, RN/BSN

Locations: Wolcott Elementary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-561-2300 ext. 5910

Ghada Salhab, RN

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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5309

Allyson Schmitt R.N.

Locations: Charter Oak Elementary (IB Magnet)
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-233-8506 ext. 5560

Julie Schwartz, RN

Locations: Bristow Middle
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5210

Lisamarie Vitelli, RN

Locations: Sedgwick Middle
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5310

Beth Vossler, RN

Locations: Conard High
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5016

Kathryn Wnuk, RN

Locations: Hall High
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-929-5115

Melissa Wren, RN

Locations: Charter Oak Elementary (IB Magnet)
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Phone Numbers:
School: 860-233-8506 ext. 5560
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