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JGC         Health Assessments and Physicals                                     

Students eight years of age and under enrolling in USD 470 for the first time are required to provide the school with a health assessment.  This health physical must be done within twelve (12) months prior to school entry or within ninety (90) actual days after school entry.

There is one alternative:  a written statement signed by a parent/guardian that the child is an adherent of a religious denomination whose religious teaching are opposed to such assessments.

  1. The health assessment shall include whatever screening tests medically indicated by the attending physician.
  2. No specific form is required.
  3. If after 90 days the child has not obtained the health assessment as required by SB No. 520, the child will be excluded from school.
  4. All students engaged in activities covered by appropriate KSHAA rules shall provide the building principal with proof of a KSHAA physical examination according to their regulations.

Approved March 8, 2004

 

JGCB        Inoculations                                                                                                       

All students enrolling in any school in USD 470 shall provide the school nurse, or her designated representative with proof of immunization of certain diseases or furnish documents to satisfy statutory requirements.