Health Requirements For Entry into School

Health Requirements For Entry into School
The Department of Public Health requires that all newly enrolled students provide an up to date health record prior to school entry. This includes a physical exam dated within the past year along with a physicians documentation of immunizations. This must be presented when a new student is enrolled. In addition, for kindergarten children, upon entering kindergarten or within 30 days of the start of the school year the parent or guardian of each child shall present to the school health personnel certification that the child has passed a vision screening within the previous 12 months.