Health Center

Nancy F. Martin, R.N., M.S.N.
nmartin@towerhill.org
302-575-0550 x 229, 302-425-3971 (fax)

The Health Center is open from 8 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. when school is in session.

Important Reminders for Parents

In consideration of others, children should not be sent to school with:
• A temperature of 100 degrees or higher
• Suspected strep throat
• A rash of unknown origin
• Vomiting or diarrhea

Younger children should be kept at home with red, itchy, draining eyes; runny noses; or coughs as this age group is in closer contact with others and can spread illness easily.

Please inform the school nurse of the following:
• Serious illness or injury
• Life-threatening allergies
• Chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, or seizures
• Any change in your phone number (for emergency notification purposes)

Additional information about the school’s health policies can be found in each division’s handbook. Information on physical forms and emergency treatment cards is kept on fill in the school’s Health Center and may be shared only on a “need to know basis” with school personnel and emergency staff.

Health Center Resources for Parents

List of 9 items.

  • For Families of New Students

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  • Medications

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  • Parent Guidelines for Common Illnesses

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  • Controlling Influenza

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  • Is It the Cold or the Flu?

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  • When Sickness Strikes

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  • Fifth Disease

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  • Tuberculin Skin Test (TST)

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  • Ear infection and Sinusitis

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List of 8 items.

  • Health Forms and Emergency Treatment Cards

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  • Asthma and Life-threatening Allergies

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  • Head Lice Guidelines

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  • Flu Facts

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  • Tips for Protecting Yourself Against the Flu

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  • Information about MRSA

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  • Infectious Mononucleosis (Mono)

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  • Impetigo (impetigo contagiosa)

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Founded in 1919, Tower Hill School is a private, college prep school in Wilmington, Delaware, serving students in preschool through Grade 12.
Tower Hill is regarded as one of the best private schools in the U.S. Many of Tower Hill's students attend top universities and colleges.


  • Tower Hill School
  • 2813 W. 17th Street
  • Wilmington, DE 19806
  • 302-575-0550