Watking Glen Elementary School Welcomes You! 612 South Decatur Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, phone: 607-535-3250


When is my child sick enough to stay home?


Our school policy states, that you should not send your child to school if  he/she has:     




  • fever in the past 24 hours
  • vomiting in the past 24 hours
  • diarrhea in the past 24 hours
  • chills
  • sore throat
  • strep throat (must have been taking an antibiotic for at least 24 hours before returning to school
  • bad cold, with extremely runny nose or severe cough, especially if  it has kept the child awake at night
  • live headlice (until treated)  


Please feel free to call us with any other questions.


Thank you,

Mendy Thorsland



Student Health Appraisal form

Dental Health Certificate

Allergy Action Plan

Medication Order


Useful Information:

Peanut Allergy Plan

Safe Snack Guide *Warning* Even though a great deal of time is invested researching and keeping the Guide up to date, never rely upon it as a sole resource for protecting a child with food allergies. Always read the label before purchasing a product because manufacturers may change their ingredients and processes at any time.

New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations and guidelines for immunizations.

http://www.cpsc.gov/index.html   To view all recalls!

http://www.cdc.gov/cdctv/SnortSniffleSneeze/index.html See what  the CDC says about use of antibiotics.

http://www.bam.gov/sub_physicalactivity/index.html  General health info. pertaining to kids.

http://www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/antibiotic/4815.htm info. on ear infections.






























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