HEALTH ASSESSMENT, SCREENING, AND REFERRAL INFORMATION
The health screening is the school nurse's way of checking students for possible health problems that might interfere with the child's classroom performance. Screenings may include the child's health history, parent and teacher observations and the nurse's professional evaluation. The school nurse will make a referral if any concerns are identified.
When and what health screenings will be done on my child at School?
Ohio law 3313.69 requires school nurses to conduct periodic health screenings. Screenings will be conducted on all new students to the district and at the following grade levels:
|Height, Weight, Body Mass Index||K, 3, 5, 7, 9|
|Vision||PreK, K, 1,3,5,7,9|
|Lazy Eye |
|PreK, K, 1|
|K or 1|
|Hearing||PreK, K, 1,3,5,9|
|Dental||PreK, K, 3, 5|
|Blood Pressure||PreK, K, 3,5,9|
Health screenings will be conducted at your child's school. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the screening, please contact your school nurse or the Health Services office