Mrs. Sue March RN, BSN, CSN/NJ
Belvidere Elementary School
(908)475-4001 ext. 2006
Office Hours-7:35 am-2:35 pm >>>> leave me a message anytime
Email me >>> firstname.lastname@example.org
Research shows students can begin to reverse their academic difficulties if they improve their attendance (Attendanceworks.org).
Volunteering at the Special Olympics and working with Lions Club and a fellow school nurse from Warren Hills to provide community vision screening.
Health screenings are provided at grade levels recommended by the NJDOH. Screenings include height, weight, blood pressure, vision, and hearing. Preschool students receive a brief dental screening. Scoliosis screenings are completed in 5th and 7th grade. Referrals are made for any questionable findings.
STUDENTS WHO TEST POSITIVE for COVID-19 SHOULD STAY HOME FOR 5 DAYS AND WEAR A MASK FOR 5 DAYS UPON RETURNING TO SCHOOL. STUDENTS MAY ONLY RETURN TO SCHOOL WHEN THEY ARE FREE OF SYMPTOMS FOR 24 HOURS WITHOUT MEDICATION. Retesting in not needed.
Please use the Parent Portal to report absences.
Sick or coughing students should not attend school.
NJDOH recommends students with these symptoms stay home (and test for covid):
fever (measured or subjective), chills, rigors (shivers), myalgia (muscle aches), headache, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, congestion, or runny nose
OR } one:
cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, new olfactory disorder, or loss of taste.
If your child requires medication at school, please have your doctor complete the required authorization forms and action plans. These forms are available on my important document tab to the left.
Check out our Public Service Announcement on how to help our school stay healthy: Click >>> PSA: Sanitize
Wash your hands often with soap and water
Avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth
Avoid contact with those who are already sick
Get plenty of sleep
Eat healthy food and drink plenty of fluids
Cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing with a tissue or the crook of your arm.
Stay home if ill for at least 24 hours after fever (without medication), nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea are gone
NJ requires students entering 6th-grade to receive diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (Tdap), and meningococcal vaccine (MCV). A current physical examination is recommended. Students who do not complete these requirements face exclusion.
Preschoolers must also receive an annual flu shot before December 1st, per the Warren County Department of Health.
If your child has a life-threatening food allergy, the safest meal is one packed from home; however, we understand this is not always possible. You may refer to our food service directly.
Maschio's Corporate Headquarters
Peanut/Tree Nut AWARE = Maschio’s will not purchase anything containing these items but students, staff, & faculty ARE allowed to bring items to school per the district's policy.
An ongoing goal of the Poison Experts from the NJ Poison Center is for everyone to program the number>>>>800 222 1222 into their phones.
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Thank you for working with me to keep our community healthy and safe!
"You can’t educate a child who isn’t healthy and you can’t keep a child healthy who isn’t educated” Dr. Joycelyn Elders, 15th Surgeon General of the United States.