Melanie Marshall MSN, RN, NCSN, NHDP-BC, NREMT
302-856-1925 phone  302-856-1915 fax

Email: [email protected]
Please send all notes for Nurse Marshall via email

Please welcome Shelly Lamers MSN, RN to the GMS family. Mrs. Lamers is also the nurse at Georgetown Elementary. She will be here on Thursdays, Fridays and every other Monday. We are so happy to have her here!!!

Dangers with COVID19 Home Tests and Poisoning. 

At Home COVID Tests Storage Article

The school nurse office is not just for sick students. Resources, reassurance and real talk are just some of the services provided (there may be a snack and some conversation too). 

Introduce yourself, turn in your emergency card and let's start a journey to great health together. Mrs. Marshall 

With the year we have had recently kids have been less than active both physically and mentally. Take a look at the link for some ideas to get moving, eat better and feel amazeballs. 

Staying at a Healthy Weight for Teens

Feeling a little 'off', confused, or sad? Adults too!! Here in the nurses office your feelings are just as important as your body. Did you know that if you feel sad that it can show as a stomach ache, headache or just plain tired? Check out the link below. 

Finding Low Cost Mental Health Care for Teens

Immunizations are to protect from illness. Here's a guide to help with some of the anticipation (vocab word!) of a shot. 

5 Tips for Surviving Shots for Teens

Fall will be here before you know it and if sports is on your mind you will need a DIAA physical BEFORE you participate. Here is the link. Show your GMS Knight Pride!!!

 Students must have a DIAA physical signed by a doctor, student history form and student athlete medical card. ALL FORMS must be filled out completely and signed before being turned in to the nurse office. Forms are provided below. 

Free feminine hygiene products in schools.

(a) For the purposes of this section, “feminine hygiene products” means tampons and sanitary napkins, for use in connection with the menstrual cycle.

(b) By the 2022-2023 school year, all public and charter schools maintaining any combination of grades 4-12 shall provide free feminine hygiene products in a minimum of ½ of bathrooms, including those designated nongender conforming, used by students who can have a menstrual cycle.

(c) Schools must publish on the school’s website and post in the school’s common areas the locations of the bathrooms where feminine hygiene products are provided. Such information should be updated if bathroom locations are changed.

(d) Each school must consult with its school nurse regarding the feminine hygiene products to be provided.

Dispensers are located in the following locations:
8th grade hallway bathroom
7th grade hallway bathroom
6th grade hallway bathroom
gym bathroom
cafeteria bathroom