State law recommends wellness program for school staff.
New York Consolidated Laws 207 Health care and wellness education and outreach program.
- There is hereby created within the department the health care and wellness education and outreach program. The department may conduct education and outreach programs for consumers, patients, educators, including but not limited to elementary and secondary school educators, and health care providers relating to any health care matters the commissioner deems appropriate and:
- (a) Various health conditions, diseases and health care procedures and treatment options, including but not limited to those for breast, cervical, colorectal, prostate, testicular, skin, and ovarian cancer, shaken baby syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome and post-polio sequelae.
- (b) Recommended preventative and wellness practices and services, including evidence based age and gender appropriate testing and screening exams and immunization schedules.
NYS Wellness Policy Assessment Tool
Wellness Policy Assessment Tool addresses the availability of a staff wellness program.