Welcome to the Health Office's Resource Board
If you have any questions about the Health Office, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Diane Applegate, Director of Health Services
(609) 921-7600 ext. 2116
information about covid-19
Symptoms of Covid-19 are wide ranging and subject to change. Please refer to the CDC website for an up to date list:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Health Forms to be Completed Annually
Please read the below information very carefully.
Unless otherwise noted, all required forms must be returned annually, prior to July 15th, in order for your student to begin classes or participate in activities or athletics.
All forms and medical information must be submitted using Magnus.
Thank you for helping us keep your child safe!
Mandatory Health Notifications
Please refer to this section for all required health notifications. We strongly recommend you take a moment to read through these publications, as they contain important information about the health and safety of your student(s).
Sports-Related Eye Injuries
Every thirteen minutes, an emergency room in the United States treats a sports-related eye injury. Thankfully, there are steps that parents can take to ensure their children's safety on the field, the court, or wherever they play or participate in sports and recreational activities:
Required Tuberculosis Testing in NJ Schools
Students entering a school in the United States or New Jersey, for the first time, from any country NOT listed on the List of Countries Not Requiring TB Testing, must receive an IGRA or Mantoux tuberculin skin test, unless they meet an exemption criterion.
Please read the below NJ Tuberculosis Testing Mandate for additional information, including the list of countries NOT requiring TB testing:
The State of New Jersey requires certain immunizations be up to date before a child may attend school. These requirements apply to both domestic and international students. These records must be submitted through the Magnus System in English or with full translation provided.
All resident students are required to have health insurance so we can take care of your student while s/he is on campus.
If your student is a U.S. citizen, you are required to provide a copy of the front and back of their insurance card as proof of insurance coverage, along with a list of local providers in the Princeton, NJ area who accept their insurance.
If your student is a non-U.S. citizen or has a dual citizenship, and has a local, U.S.-based insurance that can be administered in the Princeton, NJ area, the school needs a copy of the front and back of your insurance card. Otherwise, we will need to enroll your student in The Hun School Student Accident & Sickness Insurance Policy, at an added cost of about $1,400 per year.
Even if you provided a copy of your card last year, we must have a new copy each year to confirm enrollment in private insurance plans. Instructions to provide your insurance information, including a copy of your card is included in the Magnus system.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has a Concussions Care for Kids program dedicated to increasing awareness and improving diagnoses and treatment of concussions.
The Center for Disease Control's Heads Up for Parents resources will help parents recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury.
The Hun School of Princeton takes head injuries very seriously. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) mandates that all athletes and parents read and sign the below Concussion Policy Acknowledgement:
If your student has sustained a concussion, your primary care provider must complete the attached Head Injury Care Plan form before your student can participate in any physical extra-curricular or sports activity:
More information about concussions: