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Posted March 6, 2018

Revisions to School Health Services

Regulations Effective 7/1/18

Effective 7/1/18, the mandated years for health exams and screening will change.
In addition, only the approved NYS School Health Examination Form may be used to document health exams to provide consistency across the state. Please find this form in the Document Container below and on the School Health Forms or School Health Appraisals page.

The Changes Are Provided Below:


  • Health examinations will be required in grades PreK or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11.
  • Vision screening for distance and near vision acuity will be required of admission to school and in grades Pre K or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, and 11.
  • Hearing screening utilizing pure tone testing will be required of admission to school and in grades Pre K or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, and 11.
  • Scoliosis screening will be required in grades 5 and 7 for girls and grade 9 for boys.

 






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