Patty Allocca, RN, LCSW, PHD, Certified School Nurse
(973) 263-7060 x2

Mrs. Allocca

Welcome back to Knollwood Elementary School. Your child’s health, safety, and happiness are very important to us.

If your child is going to be absent or tardy, please call
Child Safe: (973)263-7060 x1

Health Services Handbook

Healthy Heart Tips

Healthy Heart

When to Keep Your Child Home

Click on the above heading for the school district guidelines and call the Child Safe voice mail if your child is ill. Please update me on your child’s health, allergies,and medications. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

MANAGEMENT: Head lice information for parents:

Head lice (pediculosis) infestation is common in the United States among children 3 – 12 years of age. Head lice are not a health hazard and are not responsible for the spread of any disease. The most common symptom of lice infestation is itching.  If you notice your child scratching his or her head often, especially behind the ears or at the nape of the neck, check for lice.  Also, do frequent checks when you know of a lice outbreak in your child’s school.

Please see the instructions for treatment of head lice.  You may also refer to the Classroom Lice Notifications that are sent home with your child for treatment instructions during a lice outbreak in school.

Please visit the following websites for additional information regarding treatment of head lice infestation.

NJ Department of Health Bed Bug Resources:

Let's work together to have a healthy, safe and happy school year!

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