Welcome to the Lake Drive Health Office
Sharon Wendler, RN BSN CSN
Certified School Nurse
Voice (973) 299-0166
Fax (973) 299-9405
The goal of all the health offices in Mountain Lakes District is to keep
our students healthy in order that they are available to achieve optimal learning
while in school.
We attempt to achieve this through a variety of means.
- Monitor, care
for, and arrange pick up for the student who becomes ill while at school.
health and wellness concerns between home and school and often confer with
the student’s medical home.
- Arrange and
teach several classes regarding health and wellness
- Often attend
medication as prescribed and needed
- Track illness in
the buildings and absent students
- Manage all
paperwork related to health, including required sport physicals.
- Create health
plans for those students requiring them
- Collaborate with
our professional peers to ensure each student’s best health
- When a child is
going to be absent, the school the child attends must be called in the morning
explaining the reason for the absence
- You must have a
doctor’s note after 3 days of absences stating the child is able to return
- The child must
be fever free for 24 hours at home before returning to school
- If child is out
due to a doctor’s visit he must bring in doctor’s note for an excused
Clearance for School
- A doctor’s
clearance is needed to return to school under certain situations.
- A medical procedure is done
- Broken bone
- Emergency room visit
- Sport injury
- Hospital stay
- Your doctor may
provide his own clearance including duration, restriction, and activity
level and any special instructions or,
- You can use
the Medical Clearance Form.