Updates From Nursing


Required Health Documentation

If your child needs to take medication at school, please fill out these required forms and return them to the school nurse. School Medication Form

Please visit the Required Health Documentation webpage to learn about the vaccines, tests, and physical exams that are required to enroll or continue attending Somerville Public Schools.


When is My Child Too Sick for School?

Please keep your child home from school, for their comfort and the safety of their classmates, when they:

  • Have had a fever of 100 degrees or higher in the past 24 hours
  • Started antibiotics in the last 24 hours
  • Have experienced vomiting or diarrhea within the last 24 hours
  • Have an undiagnosed rash
  • Feel too sick to participate in regular activities
  • Have a diagnosed communicable disease
  • Have COVID-19 or flu



School nurses are critical members of our school community, helping students stay healthy and ready to learn!

Argenziano School
290 Washington Street
Ruja Sharma, BSN, RN 
Phone: 617-629-5460 x6380

Denise Camara, BSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5460 x6360
Fax: 617-629-5470

Brown School
201 Willow Avenue
Phone: 617-629-5620 x6405
Fax: 617-629-5630 

Capuano Early Childhood Center
150 Glen Street
Yetty Lukan, DNP, MSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5480 x3648
Fax: 617-629-5485

East Somerville Community School
50 Cross Street
Jennifer DeOliveira-Souza, MSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5400 x3704
Fax: 617-629-5403
Nora Murphy, BSN, RN (float)
Phone: 617-629-5400 x3756
Fax: 617-629-5403
Healey School
5 Meacham Street
Cathiana Warner, RN (float)
Phone: 617-629-5420 x6504
Fax: 617-629-5425
Nydia Woods, MSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5421 x6540
Fax: 617-629-5425

Kennedy School
5 Cherry Street 
Kerri Conneely, MSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5440 x6603
Fax: 617-629-5451

Kennedy School/SKIP Program
5 Cherry Street
Jessica Brady, BSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5440 x6618
Fax: 617-629-5452

West Somerville Neighborhood School
177 Powder House Blvd.
Wendy Dixon, BSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5600 x6450
Fax: 617-629-5605 
Winter Hill Community Innovation School at Edgerly
115 Sycamore Street
Shannon Logan, BSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5680 x6775
Fax: 617-629-5683

Next Wave/Full Circle
81 Highland Avenue
Lynne Chamallas, MSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5640 x610680
Fax: 617-629-5660 

Somerville High School
81 Highland Avenue
Terri Emens, MSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5250 x611062
Maria Tully, MSN, RN
Phone: 617-629-5250 x611061
Fax: 617-629-5275
Somerville High School - SHIP
81 Highland Avenue
Carli Elridge, BSN, RN
Phone: 617-625-6600 x611063
Fax: 617-629-5275
District-Wide Float Nurses
Patrick Reinold, BSN, RN 
District Nursing Leadership
Director of School Health Services Elizabeth Quaratiello, BSN, RN, NCSN 617-625-6600 x6880
Health Coordinator Kayla Centeio, 617-625-6600 x6967 and Fax: 617-629-5672