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Cherry Hill
Elementary and Early Childhood Education Center
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Mrs. Moss
Nurse - Cherry Hill


What Does a School Nurse Do?

  • Provides health services that increase school attendance
  • Helps prevent and control the spread of communicable disease
  • Administers specialized services to students (medications, tube feedings, insulin)
  • Verifies immunizations to keep the school in compliance with state mandates
  • Screens for hearing and vision deficits
  • Provides health professional input and direction for school and community policies and programs
  • Educates students and staff on managing their own health and wellness
  • Assists in the evaluation of students for special education services

The School Nurse: Better Health. Better Learning.

Health Forms

Click on the links below for common school examination forms. 

Illinois School Physical Form - required for entry to preschool, kindergarten, and 6th grade

Certificate of Religious Exemption 

Illinois Dental Exam Form - required for entry to kindergarten, second, and sixth grades

Illinois Eye Exam Form - required for entry to kindergarten

Medications in School

Please refer to our Parent Student Handbook for our Medication Policies. 

A Medication Authorization Form is required for the administration of any medication, prescription or over the counter, in school. The form must be completed by a health care provider (MD, APN, PA) and signed by the parent.

The use of inhalers for asthma do not require a physician's order but do require the prescription label and written parent permission on the back of the medication authorization form. 

Food Allergies

Children with food allergies are required to have a Food Allergy Action Plan in school.