Category Archives: General

Whooping Cough Cases Reported at PM Schools

Information has been posted on the Penn Manor School District Website at the link below. https://www.pennmanor.net/blog/2013/11/26/whooping-cough-cases-reported-at-pm-schools/   Please contact your school nurse for any questions or concerns.

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BMI Letters

Beginning this year, BMI screening results will be posted to the Parent Portal in Sapphire. Please read the attached letter for more information BMI parent letter

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Reminder

Welcome Back! Thanks to everyone that returned completed physical and dental forms.  Just a reminder: Kindergarten, 6th, and 11th grade physical examination forms are due.  Kindergarten, 1st and 5th grade dental examinations are also due.  All 7th graders are required to have … Continue reading

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Reminders for Incoming Kindergarteners

Reminder: All incoming kindergarten students are required to have a completed physical and dental exam prior to the first day of school.  Physical and dental forms are available on this blog under Forms. Forms may be either mailed, faxed, dropped … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again…

 Time to think about getting a flu shots for your family   Did you know that according to the CDC it takes two weeks for immune protection to fully develop after vaccination?  The 2012-2013 vaccine protects against two viruses that … Continue reading

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ShapeDown Program offered by Lancaster General Health

ShapeDown   If you are struggling to keep your weight under control, you are not alone. According to the most recent studies, 61% of adults over age 20 living in Lancaster County and 17% of youth in Pennsylvania are overweight … Continue reading

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Reminder-When to keep your child home from school

Reminder- Because students are in close contact with one another during the school day, diseases spread easily through the school. We try to prevent this as much as possible through education and encouragement of frequent hand washing, proper diet and … Continue reading

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Information about head lice

At different times in the year, head lice are found among our student population. Lice are parasites that have been around for as long as people can remember. Anyone can get lice. They are not associated with disease, but can … Continue reading

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Back To School Information

Back to School Information from School Health Services Hopefully you have had a fun and relaxing summer and are ready to welcome the changes that go along with starting a new school year. Health services personnel, including the school nurses … Continue reading

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New IMMUNIZATION Requirements for School Year 2011-2012–Please SEE BELOW!!

Immunization update // Requirements for School Year 2011-2012, please click on link below! Are Your Kids Ready for School(3) PMSD Notice of New Immunization Requirements for School Year 2011-2012, please click link below! PMSD Notice for New Immunization Requirements

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