RMS Health Office
Erica Martin, RN BSN, CSN-NJ
Phone: 856-869-7750 Ext. 8144
Welcome to Mrs. Martin's Health Office webpage for the 2022/2023 school year!
Please feel free to contact me by telephone or email with any concerns regarding your child.
Please read the following information thoroughly and reach out with any questions:)
QUICK INFO/HELPFUL HINTS:
Please save the school's phone number to your cell phone
This will help us to be able to reach you and avoid "unknown number" from coming up on the screen
Water Filling Stations and Water Fountains are located throughout the building. Please be sure your child has a refillable water bottle with them each day. Cups are not provided for drinking. Water fountains are in use.
*It is a good idea to keep an extra set of clothing in lockers in case of spills or other accidents *
For all Attendance related communication:
please use [email protected] to notify the attendance office of any absence or lateness. Attendance is not recorded in the Nurse's office.
It is very important that students be kept home when they are not feeling well.
Please keep your child home if they have:
*Severe Sore Throat
**Your child must be free from Fever/Diarrhea/Vomiting for a full 24 hours without use of medications before they may return to school. If 24 hours ends during the next school day, please do not send your child to school at that time**
CLICK: Should I stay home or go.pdf
Reminder: Per the HT District Handbook. If a student is absent for illness for 5 days or more, they will require a doctor's note to return to school.
If your child is absent for injury, they must bring a doctor's note upon return to school. Nurse will inform teaching staff of any restrictions or accommodations ordered by physician.
PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION AT SCHOOL
**Please print a copy of the Medication Authorization Form (found on the menu bar to the left) This form is REQUIRED for ANY PRESCRIPTION medication that is to be given in school
**If your child needs prescription medication during the school day; please provide the signed and completed orders/forms necessary as well as any medication. All forms can be printed from this website (see the menu bar on the left), or you may pick them up from the nurse's office during school hours.
Hard copies of orders/forms must be returned to school. No emailed/scanned copies will be accepted
All medicine/treatment must be in original package with student's name printed (no loose pills or unlabeled medicine will be accepted)
OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATION:
If you would like to give permission for your child to receive Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen on an AS NEEDED basis at school, please click the link to print the form below and return the hard copy to school. Please read the form thoroughly
*please note: this form gives permission for TWO doses per week only. If your child requires more frequent administration of pain medication, you will need a doctor's note*
CLICK: OTC Meds Permission Form.pdf
SPORTS PARTICIPATION INFORMATION:
Sports/Clubs Offered at RMS
Cross Country (6-8)
Spring Track (6-8)
SPORTS CLUBS: (all grades)
PLEASE READ BELOW FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SPORTS PHYSICALS
Please Click: Sports Physical Code NJSA.pdf
SPORTS PHYSICALS AND IMPACT TESTS.
Printable forms and directions can be found on the menu bar to the left
Sports Physicals are required for all students wishing to participate in RMS sports and activities. They must be completed on the forms provided and signed by a parent/guardian as well as completed by a healthcare provider.Sports Physicals are valid for ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF EXAMINATION, not from the time the physical is recieved in the nurse's office.
Once recieved, they are reviewed by our district physician,
Dr. David Gealt.
**Please note: If physicals are handed in after 2:15pm, they will be processed the next day**
Impact Testing is good for 2 years and is required for every student athlete who is participating in a competetive RMS team sport. It is a baseline test which is used as a comparison tool in the event of a sustained head injury to help determine level of injury.
IMPACT TEST IS REQUIRED FOR: FIELD HOCKEY, SOCCER, BASKETBALL, WRESTLING, CROSS COUNTRY, SPRING TRACK
IMPACT TEST IS NOT REQUIRED FOR Volleyball Club, Bowling Club, Tennis Club, Broomball
Please click below:
Please do not scan/email any school forms unless requested to do so by the Nurse
HARD COPIES ARE REQUIRED FOR:
*Health History Updates
*Medication Orders and Consent Forms
*Asthma Action Plans/EpiPen Orders/FARE Allergy forms
*OTC Medication Permission Form
All forms can be dropped off at the main office at any time, or mailed to my attention at RMS.
You can find printable forms on the menu to the left under the corresponding heading