Guidance for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Homes and Residential Communities
Links to the Most Recent posts from the CDC regarding the Corona virus and COVID-19
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw used tissues in a lined trash can; immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60 to 95% alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry. Soap and water should be used preferentially if hands are visibly dirty.
Clean your hands often
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60 to 95% alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry. Soap and water should be used preferentially if hands are visibly dirty. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid sharing personal household items
You should not share dishes, drinking glasses, cups, eating utensils, with other people or pets. . After using these items, they should be washed thoroughly with soap and water.
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When Do Children and Teens Need Vaccinations?
New York State Dept. of Health Web site has published the Immunization requirements for school attendance by grade levels. The chart can be found at www.health.ny.gov
For Kindergarten: 5th dose of DTaP vaccine
4th dose of Polio vaccine
2nd dose of MMR and Varicella vaccines
For Grade 6: 2nd Varicella vaccine and Tdap booster
For Grade 7 - 12: Meningitis vaccine. NOTE - For grade 12, your child needs a booster dose if prior dose(s) were received before age 16.
Immunizations can be obtained from your healthcare provider and from the St. Lawrence Co. Public Health clinic in Canton NY.
CALL FOR APPOINTMENT AT (315) 386-2325 [9:00-3:30pm]
Clinics are usually held every Wednesday at the Human Services Center in Canton.
New York State Ed. requirement grades for Physical Exams.
The district’s School Health Services program supports your student’s academic success by promoting health in the school setting. One way that we provide care for your student is by performing the health screenings as mandated by the State of New York. During this school year, the following screenings will be required or completed at school:
A letter will be sent home if there are any findings on the screening done at school that would cause concern or need medical follow-up. Please call the school’s Health Office if you have any questions or concerns.
Morristown Central School will be holding new student registration on Wednesday, August 19th and Thursday, August 20th.. Registration will take place from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.