The Rectory School

An Independent, Coed, Junior Boarding (5-9) and Day School (Early Childhood-9)

Information

Local Hospital and Pharmacy

We are fortunate to have Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, CT, for emergency services. It's an excellent facility, and is only 5 minutes from the School. The main phone is 860-928-6541.

The Emergency Department phone is 860-928-7503.

We use Rite Aid Pharmacy (Store # 10350-203) on Kennedy Drive in Putnam, CT.

Tel. 860-963-7230, Fax 860-928-6298.

Infirmary Protocol

On class days, students may report to the Infirmary at 7:30 AM for sick call if they are not feeling well. Weekend hours are 9:30 AM on Saturday and 8:30 AM on Sunday. Students may not remain on dormitory during the day without the permission of the nurse on duty and only if a dormitory master is present. When the Infirmary is closed, a nurse is on call. The Infirmary is open at all other times for emergencies or sudden, severe illness. During school hours students must have a note signed by a faculty member to come to the Infirmary. During sports students must check out with their coach. For sports related injuries they should report to the athletic trainer during practice times. At night, students must notify their dorm parent, who will contact the AOD, who will page the nurse on call.

Morning Clinic (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) Medical Appointments

Nancy Austin, MD, CCFP (EM)

From 8AM-9AM Dr. Austin comes to the Infirmary to see students on an as needed basis. Appointments must be made in advance through the Infirmary. Dr. Austin does not perform routine physical examinations. At other times she sees students at her office in Putnam.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 7AM – 9PM

Friday: 7AM – 7PM

Saturday: 9AM – 7PM

Sunday: 8AM – 7PM

Treatment Time

From 4:30PM-5:30PM treatments are done for sports related injuries on days the Athletic Trainer is not on campus.

Overnight Admission

Admission is at the discretion of the Infirmary Staff and Medical Director. These are for students requiring extended medical care, isolation, post-operative nursing, etc.

The school expects that routine medical, dental, and optical care will be handled during school vacations. Students needing appointments while at school will be charged for transportation.

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