School Nurse

No Balloons/No Latex gloves: TMS has staff and students who are allergic to Latex. Therefore, only Mylar balloons and latex free gloves will be used at TMS and throughout the Tolland School System.

Student Absence: : Please leave a message 860-870-6868 regarding your students’ absence.  Per State of Connecticut Guidelines, parent/guardian is able to verify up to 9 absences per school year.  Absences beyond 9 days requires physician note.  Click here for copy of the Connecticut Guidelines

School Physicals: Required 6th Grade: “ immunization update and additional health assessment are required in the 6th grade and in the 10th grade” as specified by Tolland BOE and Connecticut General Statutes Sec 10-204a and 10-206. Physical examinations done one (1) year prior to the student entering 6th grade are acceptable. Click here for a copy of the School Physical Form 

 Immunizations: Required for 7th grade entry: per State of Connecticut Department of Public Health Immunization

  • Tdap/Td: 1 dose for students who have completed their primary DTaP series.
  • Hepatitis A:  2 doses given six calendar months apart, first dose on or after 1st birthday
  • Meningococcal: 1 dose
  • Varicella: 2 doses separated by at least 3 months - first dose on or after the first birthday; or verification of disease

Click here for copy of the Religious Exemption form:

Click here for copy of the Medical Exemption form:

Yearly Sports Physical for Athletes: Per CIAC:  Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (Page 98, CIAC 2019-2020 Handbook)
“...Every athlete who participates in any CIAC-sanctioned activity (practice and/or contest) must be determined physically fit through a pre-participating evaluation performed within the past 13 months…”

Click here for a copy of the Sports Physical Form.

Click here to register your athlete on line at

Medications: Prescription and over the counter medications must be accompanied by a physician signed “Authorization for the Administration of Medicine by School Personnel” per Connecticut State Law and regulations 10-21(a). Medications (properly contained with a label affixed bearing the patient’s name, physician, medication, dose directions for administration, and prescription number) must be delivered to school nurse by the parent . Medications not picked up by the end of the school year will be discarded.

Click here for a copy of the School Medication Administration Form

Concussion Signs and Symptoms: A concussion is caused by a blow to the head or body resulting in a manifestation of signs and symptoms including, but not limited to:

  • Headache Confusion Difficulty remembering or paying attention
  • Balance Problems Dizziness Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy or groggy
  • Nausea Vomiting Slowed reaction time
  • Bothered by light or noise Double or blurry vision
  • Loss of consciousness Feeling irritable more emotional or “down”

If you suspect that your son/daughter has sustained a concussion, please follow up with the School Nurse 860/870-6868 and/or Doctor.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Mrs. Laura Dolcelli, RN  

Mrs. Janet Sullivan, LPN

Fax: 860-870-5737