Message From Nurse Coordinator

Dear Parents/Guardians,

All students entering Kindergarten or any new registrant for September 2023 must have all the immunizations required for that grade, per the New York State Public Health Law, Section 2164. The schedule can be found here:

Immunizations and Vaccinations Required for the 2023-24 School Year

  • All students entering 6th grade/11 years old must receive a T-dap booster.
  • All students entering 7th grade must submit proof of receiving their 1st dose of the meningococcal vaccine before school starts. This can be submitted to: or fax 845-624-0751.
  • All students entering 12th grade must submit proof of receiving their 2nd dose of the meningococcal vaccine before school starts. This can be submitted to: or fax to 845-624-0751.

If you do not have health insurance, please call R.C.D.O.H. to schedule an appointment: 845-364-2497.


Physicals are required under the Public Health Law for the following grades:

  • Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th & 11th

Please email or send the physical to your child’s school nurse. All links for the physical form can be found under “nurse” on the school’s website.

Nurse Contact Information

G.W. Miller Elementary: Lyne Louis-Charles, RN

Highview Elementary: Eileen Ryan, RN

MacArthur Barr: Giovanna Conklin, RN

Nanuet Senior High School: Maura Hanigan, RN

Thank you for your cooperation and enjoy the rest of your summer!


Maura Hanigan, RN

Nanuet Union Free School District Nurse Coordinator

Welcome to Nanuet Senior High School's  Nurse Health and Wellness Page

To: Parents/Guardians

From: Maura Hanigan, R.N. Nanuet H.S. School Nurse 

Please send in a current physical for your child yearly. The following is a list of reasons that they are needed:


Sports: Every student needs a physical that is current (within a year) of when the try-out begins. If it isn’t current, they cannot try-out.

Registration: A Recent physical is needed when you register your child to attend any Nanuet School.

New York State Mandated Screenings & Physical Exams:

Scoliosis Screenings: Mandatory that every 9th grade boy have a screening on file. If they don’t have a physical they will be screened by the nurse. This may occur during class time.

Annual physicals: All 9th and 11th graders are required to have.

Hearing & Vision Screenings: Required for all 11th graders.

**These mandated screenings will be done in school if we don’t have a record of it by your child’s private physician.

*** Please send in all annual physical forms so we can avoid duplicating services and avoid taking your child out of class.

Immunizations: required for every student.

As per N.Y. State Public Health Law, section 2164 students entering the 7th & 12th grade must have the Meningococcal vaccine. All 12th graders must have 2 Mennigitis vaccines. To learn more about this visit:

Sports Forms:

All students who want to play a sport must have a physical examination either with their personal Dr. or with Dr. Lerche the school physician. All physicals must be dated 1 year prior to the date of the sports first day of practice. It must be brought to the Health Office along with the consent/health update form & emergency card in order to be eligible to play a sport.

**An athletic physical performed by Dr. Ingrassia fulfills the 9th & 11thgrade N.Y.S. requirement mentioned above.

Sports forms and other health forms can be found at the link below.

Any questions please free to contact me:

Maura Hanigan, R.N.


  •  Health examinations are required in grades PreK or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11.
  •  Vision screening for distance and near vision acuity is required within 6 months of admission to school and in grades Pre K or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, and 11.
  •  Hearing screening utilizing pure tone testing is required within 6 months of admission to school· and in grades Pre K or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, and 11.  
  •  Scoliosis screening is required in grades 5 and 7 for girls and grade 9 for boys.

All students entering 9th and 11th grade in September are required to have a recent physical on file when they start school.  Please send in a recent physical to the school nurse. or fax to 624-0951.  Thank you for your cooperation.  

All students entering grades 7-12 must have the meningococcal vaccine.pdf 

NYS Public Health Law 2164: states that all students starting 12th grade in September 2020 MUST have a 2nd Meningococcal vaccine. Proof needs to be submitted before the student can start school, play a sport, & join a club. You can email proof of the immunization to or fax it to: 845-624-0751.

To learn more visit

If a student doesn't have this vaccine by the school start date they will not be able to attend school or participate in a sport or club.  Please send in you child's most recent physical and immunization report to the nurse.  It can be faxed directly at 624-0951 or emailed to  Thank you for your cooperation.

Rockland County Immunization Clinics