Florida - Preventive health screenings in MS—hearing: Standards

Policy Type: 
statute; regulation

State law addresses hearing screening.

2018 Florida Statutes 381.0056 School health services program.

(4)(a) Each county health department shall develop, jointly with the district school board and the local school health advisory committee, a school health services plan. The plan must include, at a minimum, provisions for all of the following:

    1. Hearing screening

64F-6.003 Screening.

(2) Hearing screening shall be provided, at a minimum, to students in grades kindergarten, 1 and 6; to students entering Florida schools for the first time in grades kindergarten through 5; and optionally to students in grade 3.
Source: Florida Department of State

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