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Health Office

School Nurses:   
Laura A. DeFina, BSN, RN           
Maria Zorabedian, RN

Office number 914-245-1885 Prompt #6  Ms. DeFina and Ms. Zorabedian
Fax number    914-245-6324 (not in service during summer months)

Health Policies and Procedures

All students entering 7th grade in September 2016 Important Information about a new Meningococcal Vaccine School Requirement for 2016-17

Effective September 1, 2016 New York State will require the following:

All students entering 7th grade must present proof of having 1 dose of MenACWY (sometimes abbreviated as MCV4; brand names Menactra or Menveo)

Please check with your HealthCare Provider for your child’s immunization status. All documentation must be on file in the Health Office PRIOR to September 1, 2016.

Winter Health and Safety Tips

Guidelines for Cold Weather Safety

Due to the recent extreme cold weather, Lakeland's school health professionals would like to share some winter health and safety tips with our Lakeland families. Children need extra attention to stay warm, safe and healthy when temperatures drop. Please review the tips provided.

Winter Safety Tips -

Winter Safety Tips -

Cold Weather Tips - (NYS Department of Health)

Winter Weather Health and Safety Tips - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Frostbite and Hypothermia

Click here to download NYS Meningococcal Disease and Immunization flyer to parents.

  • Meningococcal Vaccine School Requirement:
  • Meningococcal Disease | Guide for Parents