Outline of the state of Florida
State
Florida
Addressed

Category
Referrals

Category
Referrals

State law addresses providing referrals to private physicians or community health partners.

Florida School Health Administrative Guidelines

The administrative guidelines provide guidance for hearing, vision, BMI, and scoliosis screening and referral procedures in schools.

Policy Type
Non-codified

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:

  • (14) Referral of students to appropriate health treatment, in cooperation with the private health community whenever possible;
Policy Type
Statute

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:

  • (11) Referral and followup of suspected or confirmed health problems by the local county health department
Policy Type
Statute