Every student is provided the opportunity to participate in the School Health Service Program provided by Health Staff in collaboration with Florida Department of Health in Pasco. As required in Section 381.0056, Florida Statues, the School Health Plan is to enrich learning by promoting your student's health and wellness.
State Mandated Health Screenings
Vision: Kindergarten, 1st, and 6th Grade
Hearing: Kindergarten, 1st, and 6th Grade
Height and Weight (BMI): 1st, 3rd, and 6th Grade
Scoliosis: 6th Grade
*Additional grades or individual students may be screened based on need.
All students new to the state of Florida grade K-5 will be screened for vision and hearing.
All Health Services:
1. Care and treatment for illness and/or injury.
2. Vision screening
3. Hearing screening
4. Height and weight (BMI) screening
5. Scoliosis screening
Consent will remain in effect for one school year or parent/guardian rescinds consent for school health services.
A separate parent/guardian authorization will be required for the school's clinic staff or school's staff to administer daily or as- needed prescribed or over-the-counter medications, conduct medical procedures, or provide medical treatment. When necessary, emergency health services such as emergency first aid, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) will be performed until Emergency Medical Services arrive on campus.