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Welcome to the Health Room at Conrad Weiser East Elementary!
Kristin Herbein, RN, BSN, M.Ed., Certified School Nurse
TEL: (610) 678-9901 | k_herbein@conradweiser.org

  • Annual Health Screenings:
    height, weight, BMI, vision, hearing
    Annual Health Screenings
    The school nurse performs the following health screenings during the school year:
    Height & Weight- grades K-4
    Body Mass Index (BMI)- grades K-4
    Far & Near vision- grades K-4
    Hearing- grades K, 1, 2, 3
    Parents will be notified in writing if their child does not pass the vision and/or hearing screenings. Please follow-up promptly with a visit to your doctor or specialist after you are notified.

  • Handwashing Tips
  • Immunization Requirements:
    All grades, K-12, need the following:
    4 doses of tetanus
    4 doses of diptheria
    3 doses of polio
    2 doses of measles
    2 doses of mumps
    1 dose of rubella
    3 doses of hepatitis B
    2 doses of varicella

    7th grade additional requirements
    1 dose of meningococcal conjugate (MCV)
    1 dose of tetanus, diptheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) if 5 years have elapsed since last tetanus containing vaccine
  • Is It A Cold or the Flu?
  • Reasons to Keep Your Child Home From School
    Fever, vomiting, diarrhea, head lice...
    1. Fever (100 degrees or above) within the past 24 hours. Temperature should be normal for 24 hours without the use of medication before returning to school.
    2. Vomiting or diarrhea
    3. Head lice (untreated). Student will be checked by the school nurse before returning to school.
    4. Infectious conditions requiring antibiotics such as strep throat or pink eye. Student may return to school after 24 hours of antibiotics.
    5. Contagious conditions such as Chicken Pox. Pox Marks should be dried and have scabs before returning to school.
    6. Common colds with EXCESSIVE nasal drainage, persistent cough, or low grade fever.
  • School Health Forms:
    - Dental form
    - Emergency Contact Form
    - Medication Authorization form
    - Modified Physical Education Form
    - Private Physician Report Form
  • Smiles Program
  • www.flu.gov