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Code: JLC

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES AND REQUIREMENTS

Student Health Services

The purpose of the school health program will be to supplement the efforts and guidance of parents to bring about an awareness on the part of students of regular health care. 

The objectives of the school health program are: 

1.         To promote good health habits among students; 

2.         To stimulate a sanitary and healthful environment in school; 

3.         To assist in detecting and recommending correction for medical, psychological, and physical handicaps of students. 

Health Records

Health records will be maintained by the nursing staff and kept in the student's cumulative record folder. 

Physical Examination

Annual examination shall be required for participants in secondary athletic programs. 

Annual Screening Programs

Vision and hearing screening will be planned and administered by nursing personnel or other designated personnel for selected grades.

Communicable Diseases

Students showing symptoms of a communicable disease, infectious condition, illness or disability of a serious nature, will be referred to the school nurse who will do an initial examination and make recommendations regarding the students as provided in Board Policy JLCC. 

Adoption Date:  3/21/17

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NaCole Stevens,
Mar 7, 2019, 3:51 PM
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