1.) IMMUNIZATIONS:The Pennsylvania School Health Law mandates the following immunizations:
2017-2018 Immunization RequirementsIMMUNIZATION SOURCES:
1. Your private health care provider
2. PA Department of Health Immunization Clinic: Call for information and an appointment, (814) 865-0932.2.) PHYSICAL AND DENTAL EXAMINATIONS:The Pennsylvania School Health Law requires a physical and dental examination for all Kindergarten Grade and New Students.It is recommended that these examinations be completed by your personal physician/dentist. An examination performed 12 months prior to the start of school and any time during the school year is acceptable. Please return the completed Private Physical Exam Form/Private Dental Exam Form to the school nurse. This form is available on this website under forms or from the school nurse. A computer generated physical form from your healthcare provider which includes a review of systems is also acceptable.
Physicals and dentals may also be completed by the school physician/school dentist but please note these exams are only a screen. It is not treatment oriented. Should a health problem be diagnosed, a referral will be sent home for parental follow-up. To request the school screening health exam, please complete the School Physical/Dental Request (see website under forms) or speak with your school nurse.