Student athletes must receive their physical from the
school physician, Dr. Bellamy Brook, and staff.
If you have any questions, please contact your school nurse.
They are listed in the directory for each of the schools in
the district. See Our Schools and School Information on each
of the school sites.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS - Update on Health Issues
Quality Physical Education - A Partnership between Educators & Parents
A Video Library about Health and Wellness Issues
FoodSafety.gov - Your Gateway to Federal Food Safety Information.
Health Education - HANDS-ON HEALTH Newsletter
LETTER CONCERNING WHOOPING COUGH AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
February 28, 2012
The district has been notified of a confirmed case of pertussis or whooping cough in the Middle School. Whooping cough is considered to be a highly contagious bacterial infection and it is treated with antibiotics. If your child has or develops a severe uncontrolled cough, you should contact your doctor immediately.
More information about pertussis is available on the district web site and at the school health office which can be reached at 369-6748. We also encourage you to contact your primary health care provider with any further questions. In addition, the Middle School's custodial staff is taking extra cleaning precautions.
The attached letter from the district’s physician provides you with more information. You can also visit the following websites:
Please feel free to contact my office or the health office with any further questions.
RCSD Superintendent of Schools
LETTER CONCERN WHOOPING COUGH FROM SUPT. CARNEY (12/9/2011) / LETTER FROM THE DISTRICT PHYSICIAN (12/9/11) / SEE LETTER FROM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES / SEE LETTER FROM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES 2/28/12