BRMS Health Office

Students wishing to participate in a Sport - 2019-2020 school year

    1. Must go online to the Athletic page to FamilyID to register for all sports.

    2. Must have a current physical on file at BRMS on or after 8/1/2018. Please be advise, the physical date will change for every new sport season.

    3. Must have Self Carry medications orders from their Pediatrician for any medications needed.

      Examples: Inhalers, EpiPens, Motrin, Tylenol. (If your child does not require medication disregard step 3)

    **Online Registration for all Sports must be submitted for each Sport Season on FamilyID

    Athletics Homepage Link for FamilyID, procedures, start dates, and deadlines.

    Link for Current Athletic Information specifically for BRMS.

Information

  • Health Office Summer Hours
    No Summer Office Hours from June 27th-September 3rd

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  • Is your child interested in playing a school sport?
    Register for all sports online @FamilyID


    *7th and 8th Graders who wish to play up on a Freshman, JV, or Varsity level team must be invited by the coach. Students and/or parents will be notified by the coach if the student is invited.

    Please register on FamilyID on Fall 2019 APP Sports Registration. Please do not Register your child on Mendon High School.

    Please contact the Athletic Office with questions at 267-1062.

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New York State Mandates

  • 1. Physicals / Immunizations:

    NYS MANDATES all 7th graders to have on file a CURRENT PHYSICAL EXAM dated on or after 9/01/2018 for the 2019-2020 school year.
     
    Please ask your Doctors Office for a copy of any new Physical / Immunization forms as the student receives them for all grade levels. Turn into the Health Office.
     
    2. IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING 6TH GRADE FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
     
    6th graders that have not submitted proof of immunization to the Health Office according to the guidelines below will be excluded from school in September.
     
    TDaP
    Students who are entering 6th grade and who are 11 years of age or older must receive TDaP vaccine before entering 6th grade. (This vaccine is not the same as the DTaP administered before age 7 years old).
    Students who are entering 6th grade and are 10 years old will be permitted to start school without Tdap vaccination, but must be immunized within 2 weeks of their 11th birthday.

    VARICELLA
    Students entering 6th grade must receive 2 doses of Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine before entering 6th grade, regardless of age. The 1st dose must be given on or after their 1st birthday in order to be valid.

    A child does not need to receive these immunizations if the parent submits a statement signed by the child's Health Care Provider which states that the child has had chicken pox disease.

    POLIO
    Students entering 6th grade must follow the new interval spacing recommendations according to the current ACIP guidelines for Polio vaccination (IPV)

    Student are required to receive 3-5 doses, with a minimal age for the final dose of 4 years old
    Students who require another dose must receive this immunization before entering 6th grade, regardless of age.

Middle School Immunization Requirements

  • *The following immunizations must now follow the ACIP recommendation for interval spacing between doses. Some students may need additional vaccinations to satisfy this new NYS mandate. Note that only 6th graders are mandated to follow these guidelines for Polio and Varicella for the 2019-2020 School Year as stated above.

    Diphtheria* 3 doses
    Polio 3 dose
    Measles, Mumps & Rubella* (MMR) 2 doses (minimal age for 1st dose is 1 year old)
    Hepatitis B* 3 doses
    Varicella (Chickenpox) - 2 dose (minimal age for 1st dose is 1year old)
    Tdap 1 dose (11 year old students before entering 6th grade)
    Meningococcal required for school entry as of September 1, 2016 for 7th graders.

    If your child's physician is unable to vaccinate your child before school starts, you may bring your child to the:

    Monroe County Dept. of Public Health
    111 Westfall Road Rochester, NY 753-5150
    Every Wednesday Walk-in Clinic 12:00 – 6:00 PM

    Shots are free for all children through age 18 years.  However, if your child is covered by any health insurance, please bring the benefit card with you.  A parent / guardian must be with children at all times.
    Please bring your child’s immunization record and any requests for vaccination that you have received from your child’s school.

Additional Health Office Information

  • Medication Information: 
    According to NYS law, ANY medication either administered and/or self carried at school, including over-the-counter medications (Cough Drops, Motrin, Tylenol ) require written permission from the physician and a parent or guardian.
    Medications must be in original container.
    Medication is not provided by the Health Office. Must be supplied by the parent to be administered.

    Allergies:
    Students with food / Insect / latex / or any other allergy requiring the use of an Epi pen - must have an emergency care plan filed with the school nurse. This needs to be done for every new school year.

    Illness:
    Students must be symptom free from diarrhea and/or vomiting and/or fever without the use of fever reducing medications for 24 hour before returning to school.