Health Examination | Guidelines and Resources
New NYSED Memo: Required NYS School Health Examination Form Update - Provides an update and affirmation that school should continue to accept a health exam on any form for the 2019-2020 school year. (4/18/19)
School Health Examination Guidelines 2018
Provides information on student health examination requirements and guidance for administrators and school health personnel in establishing the mandated health program. (Updated May 2018)
Required NYS School Health Examination Form
This form should be completed by the private health care provider or school medical director to document health examinations. The form may be printed and completed by hand or completed electronically by saving it to your computer, entering the information into the fillable fields and saving a copy for each student. Note: for the 2019-2020 school year, schools may accept any health examination regardless of the form it is on. See the memo at the top of this page for additional info.
Sample Athlete with Special Needs Supplemental History Form
This resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics may be helpful in collecting additional health information from athletes with special needs. (AAP-Bright Futures, 3/2018)
Health Exam FAQs
NYS Education Department Screening Guidelines and Memos for Hearing, Scoliosis, and Vision include guidelines, screening forms, School Health Exam/Screening Chart, sample parent notification and referral forms, sample teacher observation forms, documentation and tracking forms.
Page updated 4/2/19