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Health Related Issues

To help us navigate health concerns of our field hockey student-athletes,  we have been assigned a point of contact within the health office.

Any health related questions (including anything having to do with COVID -- symptoms, quarantining, returning to play, etc) please reach out to our assigned nurse: Angela Valerio  908-647-4800 x4875.  




COVID Symptom Protocol

At this time, all students with Covid-19 like symptoms, regardless of vaccination status, must be
evaluated by a medical provider and submit a note with a diagnosis to the health office indicating a return date prior to attending school or any school sponsored activities. It is up to the medical provider to determine if Covid-19 testing is needed. If Covid-19 testing is done, the school nurses will need a copy of the result along with the doctor’s note prior to return. Students should not be sent to school/sports/extra-curricular activities when sick.


NJDOH recommends that students with the following symptoms be promptly isolated:
At least two of the following symptoms:
Fever (measured or subjective)
Rigors (shivers)
Sore throat
Congestion or runny nose
Body aches
At least one of the following symptoms:
Shortness of breath
Difficulty breathing
New loss of taste or smell

Doctor’s notes and results can be sent to our assigned nurse, Mrs. Angela Valerio.

This guidance will be updated as new information becomes available from NJDOH and CDC.