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    THE N U R S E’ S C O R N E R
    WELCOME BACK BANNEKER FAMILY

     
    I am the school nurse for the children at Benjamin Banneker.  My name is Danielle Ducheine.  I have been practicing pediatric nursing for the past 20 years.  I enjoy working with kids and I am looking forward to care for your children.  I look forward to getting to know you and your child throughout this school year.
    The health office promotes health wellness through good hygiene, up-to-date immunizations, healthy lifestyle, mandated state screenings (hearing, vision, height/weight, blood pressure, scoliosis, and dental screening), referral, and follow up care.

    • Health Office Hours:  8:30am – 3:25pm.
    • Phone number:  (973) 266-4320  prompt #2

    HEALTHY CHILDREN LEARN BETTER

    • A good night’s sleep  (about 8 – 11 hours)
    • A healthy breakfast and lunch
    • Good hygiene (hand washing)

    IMMUNIZATION

    • PRE-K    Flu season is already here.  It is mandatory by the State of New Jersey for your child to have a flu vaccine by Dec 31st in order to remain in the preschool program.
    • Rising 5th GRADERS    Tdap booster and Menactra are required by law prior to school entry in the 6th grade.