Health Office Reminders

Dear parents and guardians, We hope that this update from the Health Office finds families healthy. As the State of Massachusetts begins to reopen, please remember to keep yourself and others healthy by washing your hands frequently for 20 seconds with soap and water, social/physical distance yourself, wear a face…

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Health Information

Dear Lenox Public School families, I hope this post finds you all healthy and safe at home. This is such a difficult time for all of us, but especially for our students and children. I know you’ve likely read a lot of information about Covid-19 and how to keep your…

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From the Health Office

Dear School Community, I am posting here, once again, to request that students who are not feeling well in the morning or were ill the night before school, stay at home to recover. I understand that school work missed is very important; however, student health is of paramount importance. It…

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Health Update

Since returning from Holiday Break, both schools have had increasing numbers of student and staff illnesses. Families are reporting Strep Throat, pneumonia and recently reporting testing positive for Influenza. Below you will find some information obtained from Mass.gov. Common symptoms of flu are nasal congestion, cough, and sore throat, which can be…

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Morris Health Update

There seems to be an increase in students being diagnosed with Strep Throat at Morris.  If your student complains of a severe sore throat that seems to come on quickly, or has painful swallowing, they should be tested for Strep Throat. Other symptoms to watch for are headache or stomach…

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Information from the Health Office

I hope everyone had a wonderful, restful break. The unfortunate consequence of travel and family get-togethers is the sharing of illnesses. Both the Health Offices, at Morris and at LMMHS, have been seeing quite a few students with some sort of stomach bug since returning from Holiday Break. We are…

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Cold and Flu Season

As we enter the cold weather, and the holiday season, we also begin to see increase in illnesses. Colds and stomach illnesses have been fairly common this fall; however, we are just beginning to see an increase in lengthy illness, with students being diagnosed with bronchitis, pneumonia and croup, in…

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School health screenings

The school nurses at both Morris and LMMHS will begin doing state mandated health screenings on students. Please contact the school nurse if you wish to exempt your student from participating in school health screenings this year.  

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2019-2020 School Reminders

Welcome back to a new school year. Overall, the Health Offices at both schools are in great shape, however we are still missing some important medical documents. Please be sure to send in updated emergency forms, medication forms for Over the Counter and Prescription medications. Please read the reminders below…

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Important Reminder from the Health Office

Parents, Guardians and Students, Please plan to pick up all remaining medications from the Health Office at either Morris or LMMHS. All expired medications, Epipens and Inhalers not picked up by the last day of school will be properly disposed of. Please call school Health Office nurses to make special…

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Health Office Reminders

Morris parents and guardians, please remember that all students entering Kindergarten and 4th grade are required to provide an updated physical exam and immunization record before the start of the 2019-2020 school year. With the arrival of warmer weather, we begin to spend more time outside, enjoying walks, playing in…

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Spring Reminders

With spring quickly approaching, I wanted to reach out to families with a few health reminders. It is my hope that Flu season is behind us; however, I continue to see nasal congestion, Strep Throat, some pneumonia and students with gastrointestinal issues.  Please remember that good health habits are often…

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Flu Information

Although the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported a slight decrease in flu last week, January 18th, our Health Offices in the district continue to see confirmed cases. Below you will find some information obtained from Mass.gov. Common symptoms of flu are nasal congestion, cough, and sore throat, which can be interpreted…

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Health Update

LMMHS had several reports of positive flu diagnoses this week, and over the past several weeks, both Morris Elementary and LMMHS have seen an increased number of students being diagnosed with pneumonia. This is also the time of year that Strep Throat is also prevalent. Armed with this information, I…

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Mandated Health Screenings

The Health Office nurses at both Morris Elementary and LMMHS are currently conducting state mandated health screenings. Depending on the grade of your student, these screenings may include vision, hearing, postural, height/weight/BMI. Parents will receive a referral letter for those students who are found to have concerning results, and asked…

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Illness Alert

Both the Health Office at Morris and at LMMHS have been seeing an increase in illnesses over the past week. At Morris we have been seeing students with fevers, colds and viral illnesses, while at LMMHS we have been seeing students with colds, a stomach virus, and Strep Throat, but…

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News from the Health Office

Welcome back school community! It has been wonderful to see smiling, laughing, healthy students engaging with faculty and friends. I want to thank the families who have sent in medical forms, immunizations, and emergency form updates. For those students with Asthma or Severe Allergies, please remember to send in Asthma…

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Morris Health Services

We are very excited to announce that parents can now find updates, as well as download Health Forms from the Morris Website! You can find us listed under Departments and Services as Health Services. Here are a few reminders as you begin to think about preparing for the start of…

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LMMHS Health Services

We are very excited to announce that students and parents can now find updates, as well as download Health Forms from the LMMHS Website! You can find us listed under Departments and Services as Health Services. Here are a few reminders as you begin to think about preparing for the…

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