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Nurse/Health Services

Daniel Warren

Nurse:  Wendy Abbatantono, R.N.
              wabbatantono@ryeneck.org 
               914-777-4210

The Flu:  A Guide for Parents 

New for Fall 2018

Check with your physician to update your child's immunizations if necessary.

New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance 2018-2019


Please refer to cdc.gov website for any further immunization information:
CDC Vaccines

New York State Education Department (NYSED) requires an annual physical exam for:

- New entrants
- Students entering 1st Grade
- Triennially for the Committee on Special Education (CSE)

Please click HERE for the Health Appraisal Form

Additionally, NYS law mandates that the BMI (Body mass index) section of the exam be completed by your physician. Periodically, NYS requests students BMI information as part of an anonymous survey, However, if you do not wish to participate, please notify the nurse in your building.

Healthy Snacks

Snack Ideas for Parties, PTSA Health & Wellness Committee
Healthy Snack Ideas 



F.E. Bellows

Nurse:  Kimberly Barth, R.N.
               kbarth@ryeneck.org
               914-777-4610

New York State Education Department (NYSED) requires an annual physical exam for:

- New entrants
- Students entering 3rd and 5th Grades
- Triennially for the Committee on Special Education (CSE)

Please Click Here for the Health Appraisal Form

Additionally, NYS law mandates that the BMI (Body mass index) section of the exam be completed by your physician. Periodically, NYS requests students BMI information as part of an anonymous survey, However, if you do not wish to participate, please notify the nurse in your building.


Middle School/High School

Nurse: Ardijane Mahmud, R.N.
              amahmud@ryeneck.org
              914-777-4810

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING OR ENROLLING IN GRADE 7 OR 12 BY SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Please Click Here for information

Below are the necessary forms for medications to be given during the school year, including emergency medications such as Benadryl, Epi-Pens, Glucagon, etc. Please note in order for medications to be given to your child during the school day, a doctor’s note is required to be kept on file at the nurse’s office. Furthermore, students are not permitted to carry any medications, prescription nor non-prescription (over-the-counter medications) without a doctor’s note. 


Please also note that a current physical must be provided to the school nurse upon enrolling into the Rye Neck School District and upon entry to grades 7, 9 and 11.  This physical must be performed by a duly-licensed practitioner in New York State.

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:50 A.M. to 2:45 P.M. You may contact Ardijane Mahmud at 914-777-4810 or by email at amahmud@ryeneck.org.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) requires an annual physical exam for:

- New entrants
- Students entering 7th Grade
- Students entering 9th Grade
- Students entering 11th Grade
- Triennially for the Committee on Special Education (CSE)

Please Click Here for the Health Appraisal Form

Additionally, NYS law mandates that the BMI (Body mass index) section of the exam be completed by your physician. Periodically, NYS requests students BMI information as part of an anonymous survey, However, if you do not wish to participate, please notify the nurse in your building.

For Incoming 6thgrade students Regarding PUBLIC HEALTH LAW #2164 Tdap

(Tetanus Toxoids, diphtheria, and accellular pertussis) New York State Law # 2164 Tdap requires students to receive this booster prior to entering 6th grade or upon their 11thbirthday.  Proof of this immunization must be given to our school nurse, Mrs. Jean Flynn, to enable your student to begin 6th grade.


As of Fall 2014

Students entering 6th grade are required to have two doses of the varicella (chickenpox) vaccine.


Parent & Prescriber's Authorization for Administration of Medication in School

Authorization of Emergency Treatment