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HEALTH OFFICE

IMMUNIZATIONS: N.Y. State Education Law requires a signed and dated certificate of Immunization from a physician or health clinic to be on record for each student.  It is crucial that each student’s immunization record is uploaded and submitted BEFORE the start of the school year. Students without an immunization record on file will be unable to attend school in September. 

 

PHYSICAL EXAM: HALB ECC requires an exam performed and dated within the past one year is required for school entrance for each year. Exam forms should include most current height, weight and results of hearing and vision screenings performed.

ALLERGIES & ASTHMA: In addition to entering all information in the DDC parent portal, please alert your child’s teacher to food allergies or asthma as well. Asthma and Allergy Action plans are available to download on HALB’s website. Your physician’s forms are also acceptable and must be uploaded to the DDC parent portal.

 

CONTAGIOUS ILLNESS: Any child with a contagious illness must be excluded from school. Please notify the office of such illnesses as chicken pox, strep throat, lice, flu, mononucleosis, and any other non-contagious significant illness. Your child must stay home from school for a minimum of 24 hours after being sent home from school and must not return to school until fever, vomiting and/or diarrhea has not occurred within the last 24 hours before returning to school.  In the case of fever, your child should not have fever for 24 hours before returning to school WITHOUT HAVING USED any Tylenol, Motrin, Advil or other fever reducing medicine. In other words, if you gave your child fever reducing medicine the day before or the morning of returning to school, your child is not ready to return to school.  Thank you for your cooperation in preventing the spread of infection & keeping all of the children at HALB Lev Chana happy & healthy.  

 

MEDICATION: Medication, including over-the-counter medications, cannot be given in school unless a medication permission form is filled out and signed by you and your doctor. Medication must be in a labeled prescription or original container. Tylenol and Advil cannot be dispensed unless theHealth Office has the student’s own personal bottle with their name on it. The nurse must be informed about all students requiring medications during school hours.                      

EMERGENCY INFORMATION: Please make sure to include all necessary emergency contacts as well as physicians name and phone number. Every effort will be made to contact you in the event of an emergency.

Please submit all forms online using the DDC Medical Module. Log onto the DDC parent portal (https://ddc.halb.org/portal) with your username and password. It is the same one that you used for report cards and/or from your initial application process. (If you have forgotten your password click “forgot user name and password.” The password and username will be sent to you).

 

After logging in, click on My Account and then Medical Forms.

 

Complete all sections online. We will no longer accept paper forms. 

You must upload your completed forms onto this portal.

If you need technical assistance, please email Ruthi Seidenfeld at rseidenfeld@halb.org.

Health and Medication blank forms will are available in the DDC portal and appear below. We also accept your physicians printed Electronic signed Medical Record, however you still must scan and upload them to the portal. 

Please, do not submit photos of your health forms, they cannot be opened. 

The HALB Lev Chana Health Office is open Monday through Friday during the school year. Please feel free to call if you have any questions.