• Hello, my name is Nurse Tracie, I am the school nurse at Hempstead Elementary. At Hempstead Elementary we strive to provide a healthy learning environment for your children. Please read below how you can play a key role in maintaining a healthy learning environment for your children.

    At home encourage healthy habits by...
    Eating a healthy diet, getting a good night’s sleep, encouraging good hygiene, appropriate dress and frequent hand washing.
    Children should stay home from school and the parent should contact the school health office if their child has had any of the following symptoms in the last 14 days for further guidance:

    • Fever of 100.0 or above
    • Cough
    • Sore Throat
    • Shortness of breath
    • Diarrhea
    • Vomiting
    • Runny Nose/Congestion
    • Body or Muscle Aches

    Please feel free to contact me at 577-6270 extension 3 if you have any questions or there is any changes in your child's health.

    Tracie Despirito, RN 
    Hempstead Elementary School
    Health Office
    Ph: 845-577-6273
    Fax: 845-577-6115