School nurses conduct screenings for vision, hearing and scoliosis (curvature of the spine); maintain student health records; administer medications; provide emergency care, and assist with the Health and Wellness Program. School physicians provide physicals for the high school athletic program and review medical cases as required.
Register Ready – Special Needs Registry for Disasters
The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is partnering with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) to improve the state’s ability to respond to residents with disabilities when a disaster occurs. In the attached memo, Citizens should go to the Register Ready registration
to sign up for the program. The NJOEM Register Ready link in the memo contains links to brochures about the registry program in English and Spanish.