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School Nurse


Important Health Information

Contact Info & Forms

Nurse Meredith Roessle

Phone: 631-653-4285, Ext 1
Degrees and Certifications: RN, NP-C
Fax: 631-653-4864

Poison Control: 800-222-1222
Local Pediatric Groups & Pediatricians Listing*
Local Hospitals*

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"If you need help, you can call the State's Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-6906, or text 833-997-2121. New York will always fight for domestic violence survivors." (NYS Coronavirus Update/ Gov. Cuomo)


Air Quality Forecast

Allergy Information

This is a helpful website regarding allergies:  (Quogue school is not endorsing this website this is for information only)  Always contact your Health Care Provider for definitive information. 

They also offer a newsletter:
This is the link to the Snack Safely 2022 Halloween Safe Snack in Peanut/Tree nut, Sesame, Milk, and Gluten free Editions (these are updated frequently):
There are separate editions for (there is some advertising in the guides):
  • Peanut and Tree Nut Free Edition
  • Milk (Dairy) Free Edition
  • Gluten Free Edition
  • Sesame Free Edition 
  • Custom Edition

Cooling Centers

Covid-19 and Vaccine Hotline Operations End Date

 Child Health Insurance Information

Dental Program

Low-Cost / Reduced Fee or Free Dental Services

  • The American Dental Association “Give Kids A Smile Program” (GKAS) provides underserved children with free oral health care services - free dental screenings, cleanings, and fluoride treatments. 

    • This program is offered each February, during National Children's Dental Health Month in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  

       For additional information call: 1-844-490-GKAS or

    • Give Kids a Smile Dental Screening Flyer - April 29th 2023
    • The Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine hosts a “Back to school event” in its Dental Care Center every August, for children ages 1 - 17. They offer dental screening, cleaning, fluoride treatment & sealants.

      Please call 631-632-8889 or 8967 for further information. 

  • New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) offers free or lower cost dental services. 

    For information:  1-518-465-0044 or 1-800-255-2100.

FAQs About Legislation Removing Non-medical Exemptions From School Vaccination Requirements

Influenza Season

  • Influenza season has ended in New York State. On May 18th, NYS Department of Health Commissioner James McDonald, MD, MPH, has declared that influenza is no longer prevalent in the state for the 2022-23 season.

Immunization Program


Vision and Hearing Screenings

Vision and Hearing screenings will be performed by the School Nurse beginning September 18, 2023, through February 29, 2024. Screenings are for all students in Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grades 1st, 3rd, 5th, and any new students. A letter will be sent home if your child needs to follow-up with a health care provider. Parents will be notified of all results.

Please call the school's Health Office to speak with Nurse Merry if you have any questions or concerns.
School Nurse: 631-653-4285 ext. 1

CDC Health & Safety Recommendations for COVID-19

NYS Updates/Information on Novel Coronavirus

Free Books!

Why We Stay Home-Suzie Learns about Coronavirus. Click here to read the book!

Another book to download for little and big kids!

Click here to download a free book, Kelly Stays Home The authors Lauren Block MD, MPH, is a physician and Adam Block, Ph.D., a public health professor. It talks about the science of Coronavirus in simple terms.

How to Wear Masks

Wear your Mask Correctly

  • Wash your hands before putting on your mask
  • Put it over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin
  • Try to fit it snugly against the sides of your face
  • Make sure you can breathe easily

Take Off Your Mask Carefully, When You’re Home

  • Untie the strings behind your head or stretch the ear loops
  • Handle only by the ear loops or ties
  • Fold outside corners together
  • Place mask in the washing machine (learn more about how to wash masks)
  • Be careful not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth when removing and wash hands immediately after removing.