Nurse Information

Jay Green, MSN, RN

Internal extension 1412
Fax: 302-429-4005


Immunization Requirements
According to Delaware laws and regulations, all children entering school for the first time are required to have proof on file of the following:

  • 5 or more doses of DTaP or DTP Td vaccine (unless 4th dose was given after the 4th birthday) 4 doses of IPV or OPV (unless the 3rd dose was given after the 4th birthday) 
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine 
  • 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine 
  • 2 doses of Varicella or a written disease history by a licensed healthcare provider 
  • All entering 9th Graders must additionally have 1 dose Tdap (adult booster) and 1 dose meningococcal vaccine. 

Health Examination   
Current, within the two years prior to school entry and entry to 9th Grade (30 days from entry into 9th Grade)

  • Tuberculosis – Results of Mantoux or risk assessment completed within 12 months prior to school entry
  • Lead blood tes – Documentation of test for children entering kindergarten or pre-school program (60 days from enrollment) 

When to keep your child home from school. 

  • Fever of 100.4 degrees or greater
  • Persistent cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Severe Headache
  • Sore throat/Difficulty swallowing
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Your child may return to school when they are fever and symptom-free for 24 hours or per direction of a physician. Feel free to call our school nurse, Jay Green, MSN RN if you have any questions. 302-429-4025.