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Potsdam High School

Nurse

 
Jennifer Urias, RN, BSN
 Phone: 315-265-2000 ext. 800
Fax: 315-265-8134
 
Important Information:
Immunizations
Children attending day care and pre-K through 12thgrade in New York State must receive all required doses of vaccines on the recommended schedule in order to attend or remain in school. This is true unless they have a valid medical exemption to immunizations. Below is the immunization schedule for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
 
 
Fall Sports
Fall sports season is underway for cross country and soccer. Nothing ruins a season more than injury. Below is a link to an informative article with tips for preventing sports injuries. 
 
 
 
Flu Season: A Strong Defense Against Flu is to Get Vaccinated, and this year it is more important than ever!

The "flu" or influenza is a serious disease that is very contagious and spreads in the U.S. each year, starting in the fall and continuing through spring. The flu is caused by a virus and spread mainly by coughing, sneezing or close contact.  Below is a pdf link with helpful flu information.

 
Flu vs. Coronavirus vs. Seasonal allergies
It's the time of year again when we have the confusing task of determining whether we have symptoms of allergies or flu. Now with Covid-19, things are more confusing than ever. Attached below is some information to help sort this out.
 
 
 Frequently Used Forms
                                                                     
Concussions: 
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination. Most teenagers recover fully after a concussion. Below is a CDC fact sheet for parents that I encourage you to read, particularly if your child has suffered a concussion.