State law addresses personal health and wellness.
Indiana Academic Standard for Health & Wellness 2017
In 2017, a team of professionals comprised of Indiana educators, post-secondary professors and community partners, collaborated to develop the latest edition of the Indiana Academic Standard for Health & Wellness Education.
Indiana Code 20-30-5-9 Hygiene
Sec. 9. (a) The principles of hygiene and sanitary science must be taught in grade 5 of each public school and may be taught in other grades. This instruction must explain the ways that dangerous communicable diseases are spread and the sanitary methods for disease prevention and restriction.