Student Health Screenings
To all parents/guardians of students:
Laurens County School District #55 school nurses offer the following screenings as recommended by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Services for specified grade levels each year. For the school year 2015-2016, the schedule is as follows:
Vision/Hearing: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 8th, and 11th grade
Dental: Kindergarten, 3rd, and 7th grade
Blood Pressure: 8th and 11th grade
Body Mass Index: 5th, 8th, and at least once in 9th through 12th grade
If you do not want your child screened for any one or all of these screenings, please notify your child’s school nurse in writing before August 28, 2015.
After your child’s screening(s) is/are completed, you will be notified in writing by the school nurse of any abnormal results and a referral to follow-up with the appropriate medical professional. Please return the referral form to the school nurse after your child has been seen by a medical professional.
If you would like to receive a copy of your child’s normal screening results, please notify the school nurse in writing and you will be provided with a copy in a timely manner.
Please feel free to contact the school nurse if you need assistance. Thank you.