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Guidelines

Asthma Management in Schools

Athletic Placement Process (Updated December 2017)

Blood Borne Pathogens in Classrooms

Caring for Students with Life Threatening Allergies

  • This document predates laws regarding the administration of epinephrine auto-injectors.  Please see the Guidelines for Medication Management in Schools for the most up to date information on administering this medicine.

Concussion Management Guidelines (Updated July 2022)

  • Based on the Concussion Management and Awareness Act, effective July 1, 2012

Educational Services for Recently Arrived Unaccompanied Children (2014)

Handwashing Recommendations and Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizer Use in Schools (2020)

Health Advisory on MRSA by the New York State Education Department and the New York State Department of Health on MRSA and resources for schools.

Health Examination Guidelines for Schools (November 2022)

HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Guidance (2019)

Immunization Guidelines for Schools (8/31/23)

Interval Health History for Athletics

Managing Emergency Health Care and Communicable Diseases in the School Setting (Updated November 2022)

Medication Management in Schools (Revised October 2022)

Menstrual Products in Schools (December 2023)

Parent/Guardian Notifications Regarding Student Illness or Injury

PreKindergarten Health Services Guidance (October 2022)

Sports Physicals Information (2000)

Sunscreen Information Memo (2012)

  • FDA Approved Sunscreen Products
  • In cases where a student does not understand what sunscreen is used for, or is incapable of asking for assistance applying sunscreen, New York Law requires that a licensed health care practitioner (such as a nurse) apply sunscreen on the student pursuant to a medical provider order.

Supporting Toilet Learning (2023)

Tick and Tick-Borne Disease: Education in Schools

Tuberculosis Tests and School Enrollment (2017)