PHYSICALS: - New York State requires a physical be performed within the last 12 months for those students entering Pre-K or K and in Grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11, or upon initial entry to the school. The link below will connect you to the required physical form.
NYS requires a physical for any student who wishes to play a sport. (12 months within the start date of the sport)
Cassadaga Valley offers school physicals multiple times per year for those without a primary care physician. School physicals are performed by Dr. Khan the district's Medical Director and his providers from Southern Tier Pediatrics. This exam is free of charge for families which includes a brief and fairly routine exam including: eyes, ears, throat,heart, lungs, and hernias. As always physicals provided by your Primary Care Physician will be encouraged and accepted.
-If your child is due for an immunization, please contact your health care provider or the local health department at (866) 604-6789.
-If your child received any immunizations at their last doctor's appointment, please notify the school nurse.
-If your child is due for a required immunization, you will have 14 days from the start of school, to notify the school nurse that your child has either received the immunization or has a confirmed, scheduled appointment to receive the immunization.
SES IMMUNIZATION NOTIFICATIONS: The following links will provide what inmmunizations are necessary for Pre-K through 5th grade, by grade level, as Pre-K has different requirements than the other grades:
MEDICATIONS: When your physician feels that medication is necessary during school hours, there are certain procedures that need to take place in order for this to happen.
School Nurses CANNOT administer medication to students without a written order from a physician. (Even over the counter medicine, such as Tylenol/Advil)
Therefore, if you wish for your child to have medicine at school, you must provide the following:
1. A signature from the parent/guardian of the student, requesting/permitting the school nurse to administer ordered medication. (Part 1 of Medication Request Form)
2. A written order from your physician or other health care provider including the information shown on Part 2 of Medication Request Form.
3. A new physician's order for each new medication or any change in medication dosage, time of administration, etc.
4. A new medication order at the beginning of each school year.
5. Medication must be hand delivered to the school BY A PARENT/GUARDIAN, in the prescription bottle or original packaging of over the counter medication.
Student's ARE NOT allowed to carry medicine of any kind on their person, in a backpack, purse or on the bus. Students are not allowed to take any medication without a written directive from physician and parent. When students are required to take any medication in school, it must be administered upon supervision.
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS: