2018-19 HEALTH EXAMINATION FORMS AND SAMPLE LETTERS: (Effective starting 7/1/18)
Section 136.3 regarding Health Examinations and Screenings will change. The new regulations for health examinations for attendance will be required for new entrants and in grades Pre-K or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11.
The only form that may be used to document health examinations for students attending public school is the approved form titled; NYSED (New York State Education Department) Student Health Examination Form (the form is not currently available, but will be this spring)
The new NYS School Health Examination Form is not required for physicals done prior to 7/1/18.
To assist with the transition, during the 2018-2019 school year schools may accept any health examination form provided.
In 2019-2020 ONLY the approved form will be accepted.
The Approved NYSED Student Health Examination Form for School will be available this spring on the New York State Center for School Health (NYSCSH) website at www.schoolhealthny.com on the Samples|Forms|Notifications page.