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School Nurse Office

Welcome to the Nursing Office at Fontbonne Hall Academy! The nursing office is located on the first floor of the Ita Ford building and is staffed by a full time registered nurse. The nurse is available Monday through Friday during regular school hours.

Fran Essex R.N., School Nurse

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Phone - 718-748-2280


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Medical Updates 

The Flu: A Guide for Parents - 2018

New CDC E-Cigarette Fact Sheet - Juul

A new e-cigarette shaped like a USB flash drive is being used by students in schools. An increasingly popular

e-cigarette device called Juul, is shaped like a USB flash drive. Parents, educators, & health care providers can help prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, by young people.  Learn HOW

in this fact sheet.

 Click here to learn more.

Meningitis Vaccine Requirement

As of September 1, 2016, New York State Public Health Law, Section 2164 requires that  all students entering 7th and 12th grade must show proof of the meningococcal vaccine prior to entry.  7th graders require one dose of this vaccine.  12th graders require 2 doses of the vaccine unless the first dose was administered after the age of 16.  Students will not be permitted to attend school without having proof of this vaccine on file with the health office.  Please see the links below for an informational flyer.

Flu information for parents

Zika Virus Updates