Health Screening Activities

Health Screening Activities

Health Screening Activities:

The School Health Consultant provides health screenings for students in the schools.  These services are provided annually upon request from the principal and are scheduled for each school.  For each health screening, if a student does not meet the necessary criteria, the School Health Consultant will send a notice to the parent(s) of the student advising a referral to the student’s provider for further evaluation.

Vision Screening:  The nurse offers annual vision screening for students at recommended grade intervals.  The nurse will screen any student by request if there is a concern. 

Dental Screening:  The nurse offers annual dental screening for students in kindergarten.  The nurse will screen any student by request if there is a concern.

Hearing Screening:  The Area Education Agency provides hearing screenings for students in schools under their contract.  The nurse offers hearing screening for students in non-AEA contracted schools.  The nurse will screen any student in the non-AEA contracted school by request if there is a concern.

News & Notices

PDF of PowerPoint Presentation Attached 12/5/2019 Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations
Posted: November 20, 2019
New Publication Highlights Connection Between Education and Life Expectancy Publication: Preventative Medicine Reports 2019 Article: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211335519301512?via%3Dihub A recent study has focused on the link between education and life expectancy. In public...
Posted: November 4, 2019
Our Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report has been posted. https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/…/board-heal…/annual-reports
Posted: October 30, 2019