Florida - Preventive health screenings in MS—vision: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses vision 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. Vision screening

64F-6.003 Screening.

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

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