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                                               HEALTH OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
     
                                             
                                                                                                                              
     
     
    1.   Attention parents of 12th grade students:  New York State mandates that every school aged student be properly immunized in order to attend school.  On October 26, 2015 the NYS Public Health Law Section 2164 was amended to require children entering 12th grade to receive an adequate dose OR doses of vaccine against meningococcal disease.  Please contact your child's health care provider in order to receive further information and arrange for any required immunizations.  Please forward a copy of your child's updated immunization records to the Health Office by the first day of school.  The Health Office fax# is 845-298-5055.  This years deadline is November 11, 2020.  Please be aware that this applies to the virtual learning platform as well.
     
    2.   Attention parents of 9th, 11th grade and new enter students:  New York State requires all 9th ,11th and new enter students to have an up to date physical on file in the health office.  The 11th grade physical must include Vision - distance and near vision, and hearing. If your child has already had his/her physical for the current school year, please send a copy to the nurse as soon as possible.  A dental health certificate is recommended for 9th and 11th grade, but not required.  The physical examination must be dated after Sept. 8, 2019.  Physicals are due in the Health Office by October 1, 2020.
     
         Effective January 31, 2021, all health examinations performed must be documented on the NYS Required Health Examination Form.  All doctors office have the required forms from NYS, but if you have any questions feel free to call us.
     
    3.  SPORTS 2020-2021 - Go to RCK Athletics web page for any updates.