This School Health Services Program is designed to appraise, protect and promote the health of our students as well as provide preventive and emergency school-based health services in accordance with the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) mode and the School Health Services Plan for Bay County
ESSENTIAL School Health Services & Screenings
Florida Statue 381.0056 mandates regular health screening to public school students. The screenings include vision, hearing, height and weight, Body Mass Index (BMI) and scoliosis (6th grade only). Vision exams provided by a Florida Board Certified Doctor of Optometry for all vision screening failures.
School Health Room Services
Basic First Aid Services
Assist student with physician ordered medication administration (BDS permission form required)
The above consent statements will remain in effect until the parent/legal guardian submits a new School Health Services Consent form
ADDITIONAL BDS School Health Services
The following health care services are also available through the District’s health care partner, PanCare of Florida, Inc. Please indicate your choice for each optional service.
Physicals provided by a Florida Licensed Medical Provider
Preventative Dental Services
Dental exams provided by a Florida Licensed Dentist
Dental cleanings provided by a Florida Licensed Dental Hygienist
Dental sealants applied to molars as needed by a Florida Licensed Dental Hygienist
Vision Care Program
Eye exams provided by a Florida Board Certified Optometrist
If prescribed, opportunity to order eyeglasses at a discount
Eyeglass fitting and care instruction provided by a Florida Optician
School health nurse connects student with PanCare (Florida Licensed) Medical Providers during a TeleHealth encounter
Diagnoses and treatment for acute illnesses and minor injuries such as strep throat, ear infections, rash, influenza, COVID 19, etc.
If needed, the health care provider can write a prescription and send it electronically to the family's pharmacy
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The above consent statements will remain in effect until the parent/legal guardian submits a new School Health Services Consent form.
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