Contact Information for School Health OfficesMs. Richelle Murray, GWF Nursermurray@hpschools.org865-7266Mrs. Jennifer Schram, HPE Nursejschram@hpschools.org865-7261Mrs. Rita Goodhines, HS Nursergoodhines@hpschools.org865-7234Mrs. Amy Clark, MS Nurseaclark@hpschools.org865-7224
Revisions to School Health Services Regulations Effective 7/1/18
Effective 7/1/2018, 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.
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 within 6 months 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 within 6 months 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.