Policy 608.02

Health Services

The purpose of the health services program shall be to develop in every student a sense of responsibility for the individual’s own health and to understand good health principles.

The health services program shall include:

1. Periodic vision, hearing, dental and height/weight screenings,
2. Daily observation of students’ health by teachers and support staff,
3. Instruction in good health principles, and
4. Maintenance of a physical examination and an immunization record (measles, mumps, rubella, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, chicken pox, pertussis and tetanus) for every student.

Legal Reference:
79-248, 79-222, 79-712

Proposed: October 1996
Approved: December 9, 1996
Revised: August 14, 2006

Revised: June 2, 2014