Frequently Asked Questions About Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemptions from School Vaccination Requirements

Information from the NYS Department of Health, Office of Children and Family Services, and the State Education Department Overview: On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. The United States is currently experiencing the worst outbreak of measles in more than 25 years, with …

June Health and Wellness Newsletter

Here comes summer!  Visit our Health and Wellness Newsletter for safety tips, nutritional advice and medication pick up information

Measles Update

Measles The topic of measles has been in the news lately, in increasingly frequency.  What started out as a few cases in downstate NY brought into the US by an unvaccinated individual who traveled abroad, has turned into pockets of outbreaks in various parts of our country.  While there is a debate in certain segments …

Warm some hearts this winter with #HFTigerPride Shout Outs!

Warm some hearts this winter with a shout out to recognize staff and faculty for their dedication and excellence throughout the HFCSD! About this time last year, we launched the #HFTigerPride Shout Out initiative. Over 160 individuals from all departments were recognized in some small way for their contributions to our district. Share your shout out and …

Welcome to the new hfcsd.org!

Welcome to our new website The process of developing this site was based on research into how visitors use our website, the kinds of information they are seeking, and best practices in website usability and accessibility. Our partner for this project was the Communications Service of Capital Region BOCES. While the new site retains the …

Health Office on Remind

Getting in touch with your child’s school nurse is now easier than ever. Our health offices are now on the app Remind. That app allows parents and teachers to communicate with each other without exchanging phone numbers. This allows nurses to find you faster if your child is in the office. And they will periodically …

Attendance Matters at HFCSD

Help Your Child Success in School What can you do to help? Set a regular bedtime and morning routine Lay out clothes and pack backpacks the night before Don’t let your child stay home unless she is truly sick.  Keep in mind complaints of a stomach ache or a headache can be a sign of …