Salem Drive School Health Office

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    Welcome to the Salem Drive Health Office!


    Rosanna Mead, RN, BSN, CSN

    Hours: 8:30am - 3:20pm
    Office Telephone: 973-515-2442
    Fax: 973-515-5008

    ​Lori Wilczak, Secretarial Assistant

    Please feel free to contact me with your questions and concerns.  The health and well-being of your child is important to us.  Healthy children learn better! 


  • Health Office Policies

    1. Please be sure to report your child’s absence and symptoms of illness prior to the start of the school day by calling the absentee phone number 973-515-2418.  Be sure to mention any diagnosed illnesses such as flu, strep, conjunctivitis, or pneumonia.  
    2. Students who have been ill with a fever or vomiting should remain at home until symptom free for 24 hours.
    3. Students with conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) should remain home for 24 hours after the start of antibiotic therapy and until free of purulent discharge.
    4. Students who are diagnosed with a streptococcal infection (strep throat) are to be excluded from school for at least 24 hours after the start of antibiotic therapy and are symptom free/feel well for their return.  Be sure to mention strep when leaving a message on the absentee line.
    5. Medications cannot be given to a child without a completed authorization form signed by the parent and the physician.  This includes all prescirption and over the counter medications. 
    6. Students are not allowed to carry medication.  A responsible adult should deliver the medications to the health office.
    7. Height, weight, blood pressure, vision, and hearing screenings are done annually.  Parents will be notified if results fall outside the range of normal.
    8. Scoliosis Screening are performed for the 4th and 5th grade students annually.  

  • For 5th Grade Students Interested in Athletics at Memorial Junior School:

    Click Here for required medical forms

    Click Here for information regarding physical exam dates

    NJ State Immunization Requirements for School Entry


    • One dose of Tdap (Tetanus, diptheria, acellular pertussis) given no earlier than the 10th birthday.
    • One dose of meningococcal-containing vaccine given on or after the 11th birthday.      

    If your child has already received any of these immunization, please submit records to the health office.