Phone: 847/692-8316 FAX: 847/692-8318
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday throughout the regular school year
New Meningitis Vaccine Requirement for the Class of 2017
All seniors must provide documentation of having received the meningitis vaccine prior to the first day of school, August 15, 2016.
“Beginning with the school year 2015-2016 any child entering the 12th grade shall show proof of having received two doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine prior to entering the 12th grade. The first dose shall have been received on or after the 10th birthday, and the second dose shall have been received at least eight weeks after the first dose. If the first dose is administered when the child is 16 years of age or older, only one dose is required.”
Please contact your health care provider to make arrangements to be vaccinated. Please provide documentation to the Health Office. Students will be excluded from school if these requirements are not met. Please contact your physician to obtain the appropriate documentation.
The Health Office at Maine East High School is staffed by one certified school nurse, Ms. Klein, and one registered nurse, Ms. Wheeler. The Health Office is open Monday through Friday between 7:30 am and 3:30 pm. Direct care for chronic and acute illnesses and injuries is provided and appropriate referrals are made, if necessary. In addition, vision and hearing screening, blood pressure monitoring, and health education and counseling are available. Student health records, as well as any paperwork or documentation of a medical or health-related nature are confidentially maintained in the Health Office. Doctor's notes, PE excuses, elevator passes, and medication passes are handled through the Health Office.