Health Requirements for Middle School

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Health Requirements for Middle School


  • All 11-year-old students entering 6th grade must submit a vaccine record proving they have received their Tdap and meningococcal vaccines. Students that turn 11 after the start of the school year have 2 weeks after their 11th birthday to obtain these vaccines.

** If you do not have health insurance or your health insurance does not cover immunizations, you may contact your school nurse for a referral to the Burlington County Health Department.


  • Medication orders must be renewed every school year. Medications must be in the original pharmacy labeled containers and brought to the school nurse by a designated adult with the exception of life-saving medications. Contact the school nurse for details.
  • Forms available here.

** Physician’s orders for procedures done by the school nurse must be renewed every school year as well.

Preparticipation Physical Exams (aka Sports Physicals):

● All students wishing to participate in sports must have a physical exam completed and documented on the state required form.

Available at: or on the School District Website.

You will also be required to complete the appropriate paperwork for medical conditions such as asthma, allergies, diabetes, etc. in order to participate. 
(forms available at:

** Sports are not currently offered, however this may change

Please keep a copy of all records for yourself.

Please contact the Newcomb nurse for any questions.

Newcomb Nurse is available at 609-893-8141, ext. 1152 between 8:00-2:30 on school days or at

Picture of a nurse.