• DEPt\tTMENTOF

    HEAlTH

    Bureau of Community Health Systems Division of School Health

    Room 628, Health & Welfare Building 7th & Forster Streets

    Harrisburg, P A 17120

    Phone: (717) 787-2390

    Fax: (717) 783-4790


     


    MANDATED SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES

    Every child of school age attending or who should attend a public or private/non-public school within the Commonwealth must receive the following health services. Private/non-public schools may request these services from their local public school district. Via submission of an annual school health report, the local school district is reimbursed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for provision of the mandated services.

     

    SERVICE

    Kor 1

    2

    3

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    5

    6

    7

    8

    9

    10

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    12

    Special

    Education

    Medical Examination

    X

     

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

     

    X

     

    As Needed

    Dental Examination

    X

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

     

     

    As Needed

    Growth Screen

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    Vision Screen

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    Hearing Screen

    X

    X

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

    As Needed

    Scoliosis Screen

     

     

     

     

     

    X

    X

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Tuberculin Test

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Age

    (unless approved to

    X

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    discontinue)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Appropriate

    School Nurse

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    Services

    Maintenance of

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    Health Record

    Immunization

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    Assessment

    Revised 9/05