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Important Health Information 2018-2019 School Year

May 10, 2018

Dear MCHS Parent/Guardian:                        

The health forms required for entrance into Morris Catholic High School can be downloaded from our school website. The state of New Jersey has issued new forms. Please read carefully. Two pages are for parent/guardian to complete; two pages are for physician to complete. In addition there is an immunization form, an over the counter/prescription MEDICATION form, student accident insurance information, emergency permission and permission to share information forms all to be completed by parent/guardian.

Only physicals done on these New Jersey Department of Education Athletic Pre-participation Forms will be accepted. All students participate in some form of athletics during their years at Morris Catholic, whether interscholastic, intramural or physical education classes, THEREFORE IT IS A  REQUIREMENT THAT ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A  PHYSICAL EVERY CALENDAR YEAR. SUPPLEMENTAL FORMS ARE GOOD FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR. Please do not separate pages after completion.

Immunizations must be complete, up to date, and each one recorded with the month, day and year.

New Jersey School Requirements:

  • Four doses of DPT.
  • One dose Tdap required for students born on or after 1/1/1997
  • Three doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV) or inactivated polio vaccine (IPV).
  • One MMR or individual vaccinations for measles, mumps , and rubella administered on or after the first birthday. All students born on or after January 1, 1990 are required to have two doses of a measles-containing vaccine. If the student has had the disease of measles, mumps or rubella, a serum antibody level drawn in a medical laboratory showing sufficient immunity must be submitted.
  • Hepatits B: Pediatric/Adolescent Vaccine. Three dose series OR Recombivax HB Adult Dose by Merck. Two dose series given between age 11-15 yrs. One dose Meningococcal for students born on or after 1/1/1997     TB/ PPD test for  students transferring to a New Jersey school from another state or country.

The emergency permission information will be used only in the event we absolutely cannot contact a parent or guardian.

These forms are to be returned to the Health Office by July 23, 2018 for fall athletes and August 6, 2018 for all other students and athletes. No student will be allowed to attend classes or participate in sports OR physical education without these forms on file.

Click here for all downloadable Health Forms

Thank you for your close attention to these necessary requirements. Please call our health office at 973-627-6674 ext. 144, with any questions. 
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FOR STUDENT ATHLETES:
Please note, Dr. Andy Rotsides will perform athletic physicals Wednesday, August  8, 2018, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM in the health office. No appointment necessary, but we will end promptly at 2:30 PM.

The cost for athletic physicals is $40 / student (all proceeds go to athletic boosters) Please make checks payable to MCHS.
 
This is only available to the 10th, 11th& 12th grade athletes.
 
Please bring with you the entire physical packet found on our web site. Go to Admissions then click on Health Services.

Click here for all downloadable Athletic Forms

Please have all pages completed, signed and dated by parent/guardian where applicable before arrival.
 
If you have any questions please call or email
Mrs. Mary Kelson / Athletics Office Manager
973 627 6674 x 312
mkelson@morriscatholic.org

Sincerely,
 


Mr. Robert A. Loia

Principal