Health Services

Nursing Staff

 
 
Ms. Myon ValentinoMiddle/High School412-881-4940ext. 2345[email protected]





Mrs. Cristy StipeticElroy Elementary412-881-4484ext. 3106[email protected]





Mrs. Lisa GaughanMoore Elementary412-881-7776ext. 5106[email protected]

Welcome Letter

Welcome Back to the 2022-23 school year! Whether you are new Kindergarten parent, new to the district, or a well seasoned parent, the Brentwood Borough School District nurses welcome you! We look forward to working with you and your family to ensure a healthy and safe environment for all of our students. 

In this portion of the website you will find helpful information regarding health requirements for attending school, as well as useful forms and information to aid in caring for your child while they are at school. If you ever need assistance please contact your school's nurse. 


Just a few reminders:

Please keep your child home for the following:
  • Fever of more than 100 degrees or higher, students should be fever free for 24 hours without the use of medication before returning to school.
  • Vomiting in the past 24 hours
  • Constant and consistent coughing
  • Cold with heavy mucous secretions
  • Inflamed eyes with drainage/crusting
Kindergarten and 1st Grade students should have a complete change of clothes in their backpack. Bathroom accidents, food and muddy/wet clothing are a common occurrence.


Notes From Your Nurse

Physical Exams
Medical Examination as required by Pa.Code 23.1, must be provided on original entry to school (Kindergarten), in grade 6 and grade 11. Physical exams must be submitted even if the student is virtual or Cyber. Please use the form below to meet the requirements of the mandated physical exam.

The school district will provide a physical exam in the spring by the school physician, for those students who do not provide a physical exam to meet the state requirements. 


Dental Exams
Dental examinations as required by Pa.Code 23.3, must be provided on original entry into school (Kindergarten) and in grades 3 and 7. Dental exams must be submitted even if the student is virtual or Cyber. Please use the form below to meet the requirements of the mandated dental exam.

The school district will provide a dental exam in the spring by the school dentist, for those students who do not provide a dental exam to meet the state requirements. 


Vaccinations
The following immunizations are required as a condition of attendance in the Commonwealth and must be submitted even if the student is virtual or Cyber. Proof of vaccination must be submitted within the first five (5) days of school attendance, or your child may be at risk for being excluded from school. 
 
For Attendance in ALL Grades
  • 4 doses of tetanus (usually given as DTP, DTaP, DT or Td). One dose must be given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • 4 doses of diphtheria (usually given as DTP, DTaP, DT or Td). One dose must be given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • 3 doses of polio One dose must be given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • 2 doses of measles (usually given as MMR) 
  • 1 dose of rubella (usually given as MMR)
  • 3 doses of hepatitis B 
  • 2 doses of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, evidence of immunity shown by laboratory confirmation of disease or written statement of history of chickenpox disease from a parent, guardian, or physician. 
 
For Entry into 7th Grade
  • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap). If 5 years has elapsed since last tetanus immunization 
  • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) 
 
For Entry into 12th Grade
  • Second dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) unless the first dose was received after 16 years of age 
 
 
Vaccine Exemptions
Medical, Religious, and Moral exemptions must be submitted in writing to the School Nurse’s Office.
The form below may be utilized for submitting exemption from vaccination. 

 
Vaccination Resources
Allegheny County Health Department offers vaccinations for children. Please visit their website for hours and location. 

 

Medical Forms

Complete this form for permission to administer common medication such as Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Tums, etc..
This form needs to be completed for any prescription medication that is to be administered at school.
Dental exams are required in Kindergarten, 3rd and 7th grade.
Physicals are required in Kindergarten, 6th and 11th grade.

Allergy, Asthma and Seizure Emergency Care Plans


The following links are for families who have students with specific medical conditions that require an Emergency Action Plan to be on file with the school nurse. These forms should be completed by the student's physician and parent and turned in to the school nurse. If you have any questions regarding these plans, please reach out to your building nurse.

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Plan

Asthma Action Plan

Seizure Action Plan

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