School Nurse

For those new to our family and a reminder to those here awhile, my name is Cathy Ciacco, Nurse Ciacco, Ms. Ciacco or Nurse Cathy.  I am the person in charge of the health issues of our students.

Please find below all of the necessary forms needed in order for your child/children to attend school. These are used and approved by the Syosset Central Schools along with important information to maintain a healthy and safe environment for all our students.

2018-2019 Health Packet.pdf

Health Examination 2018-2019.pdf

Syosset Interscholastic Sports Update form.pdf



As required by New York State Education Law, all New Enterers, Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 9th grade students must have physical examinations done within 12 months of the first day of school.


In accordance with the New York State Immunization Laws, a Certificate of Immunization listing specific dates, signed and stamped by a physician, must be on file for each student.  The student must be immunized against Diphtheria (3 doses), Polio (3 doses), MMR (1 dose for Nursery and Pre-k, 2 doses (K-8), Hepatitis B (3 doses) and Varicella (2 doses). Students will be excluded from attending school in September if they have incomplete or missing immunization records (as per NYS immunization Law).

If your child is sent home or stays home due to an illness or becomes ill in the evening, it is expected that he/she remains symptom free (fever less than 100, nausea, vomiting) for 24 hours before returning to school. WITHOUT THE AID OF MEDICATION SUCH AS TYLENOL/ADVIL, KAOPECTATE, ETC.

Annual screenings are done for vision ( Grades K,1,2,3,5,7) and all new students (K-8).  Hearing (Grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7) and all new students K-8. Scoliosis will be done for grades 5-8 if physician hasn’t already done so.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. I can be reached by e-mail at, by phone at 516-921-7767 or FAX: 516-921-0481.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation regarding the health and wellbeing of our student population.

Cathy Ciacco, RN

School Nurse


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