MARY PAT WALLACE
732 681-5411 ext. 1101
732 681-5334 fax
The Health Office at Belmar Elementary School services approximately 40-50 students a day following policies and procedures for the emergency care of the sick and injured. Required health screenings include height, weight and blood pressure annually on every student. Vision screening is required every other year for students in grades K-8. Auditory screening is required annually for students in kindergarten through grade three and in grade seven. Scoliosis screenings are performed on students 10 years old and up every two years. Referrals are made as needed. Other functions of the Health Office include health appraisals, health counseling, communicable disease prevention and control, and community service referrals.
The office is staffed by a school nurse licensed by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and certified according to the standard of the New Jersey Department of Education. Medical consultation is provided by the school physician.