Outline of the state of Rhode Island
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Preventive Health Screenings in HS

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Preventive Health Screenings in HS

State law requires a health screening prior to entry (which may or may not specifically include vision, hearing, dental, or BMI exams).

State of Rhode Island General Laws § 16-21-9. Health examinations and dental screenings – Reports – Records.

Dental screenings for children in kindergarten, third, and ninth grade shall only be performed by a licensed dentist or licensed public health dental hygienist.

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State of Rhode Island General Laws § 16-21-9. Health examinations and dental screenings – Reports – Records.

(e) Dental screenings for children in kindergarten, third, and ninth grade shall only be performed by a licensed dentist.

Policy Type
Statute