MJ Health Office Newsletter

Mrs. Kramer, RN

Is it COVID-19, the flu or just a cold? Here's how to tell the difference

As the annual respiratory virus season kicks off, it can be difficult to distinguish between colds, the flu, allergies and COVID-19 because their symptoms can be so similar. All of them can cause symptoms like fatigue, congestion and sneezing — but without knowing what’s making you sick, it can be hard to take care of yourself. Click here to read more.

What is gastroenteritis or "stomach flu", and how do you get better?

Norovirus Outbreaks on the rise. Click Here to learn more.


COVID Reporting

The district is now asking that you self-report any Student Positive COVID case on the form link below:

Reporting of Student Positive COVID Cases

Please attach the positive COVID result to the reporting form or a photo of a home test.

SBSD Student Positve COVID Reporting Form

COVID Guidance for 2022-2023 School Year

Click here to review updated guidelines from CDC and NJDOH

Sometimes we all need a little help. Here are some resources:

Austim Awareness Society www.autism-society.org

Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.org 800-342-2383

Epilepsy Foundation http://www.epilepsy.com

Food Allergy Network https://www.foodallergy.org

Salvation Army http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/

Snack Safely (Guide to current ingredients in many common snack items. Beneficial to all who have a food allergy/intolerance/sensitivity. Updated regularly.) SnackSafely.com

How to Wear Masks

Masks are an additional step to help prevent people from getting and spreading COVID-19. CLICK HERE for information on correctly wearing masks, why we wear masks, and mask etiquette.
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COVID Reporting

Please notify Mrs. Kramer, RN if your child is COVID positive or if he or she is a contact of someone COVID positive at: Annemarie.Kramer@sbschools.org

School Health Registration for Kindergarten and Transfer students

Kindergarten Registration for South Brunswick students is now open.

To register, please visit our website at www.sbschools.org and click on K-12 Registration, complete the pre-registration process and schedule an appointment. One of our Central Registrars will contact you.

All registrations will be handled remotely. Please click here for more information.

Your child needs to have a completed health registration to start the school year (even remotely). All kindergarten and transfer students need to have submitted the following:

  • A completed physical exam form based on an exam done within a year of the start of school
  • A completed immunization record based on the minimum immunization requirements for school attendance in New Jersey
  • A TB (tuberculosis screening test- PPD or IGRA) only if student was born in another country or entering a US school from another country for the first time