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New York Education - Article 19 - § 901 School Health Services to Be Provided

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Education 
 
    § 901. School  health  services  to  be  provided.  1.  School  health
  services, as defined in  subdivision  two  of  this  section,  shall  be
  provided  by  each school district for all students attending the public
  schools in this state, except in the city school district of the city of
  New York, as provided in this  article.  School  health  services  shall
  include  the  services  of  a  registered  professional nurse, if one is
  employed, and shall also include such services as  may  be  rendered  as
  provided  in  this  article  in  examining students for the existence of
  disease or disability and in testing the eyes and ears of such students.
    2. School health services for the purposes of this article shall  mean
  the   several   procedures,  including,  but  not  limited  to,  medical
  examinations, dental inspection and/or screening,  scoliosis  screening,
  vision  screening and audiometer tests, designed to determine the health
  status of the child; to inform parents  or  other  persons  in  parental
  relation  to  the  child,  pupils and teachers of the individual child's
  health condition subject to federal and state confidentiality  laws;  to
  guide  parents,  children  and teachers in procedures for preventing and
  correcting defects and diseases; to instruct  the  school  personnel  in
  procedures  to  take  in case of accident or illness; to survey and make
  necessary recommendations concerning the health and  safety  aspects  of
  school facilities and the provision of health information.
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