State law addresses providing referrals to private physicians or community health partners.
Tennessee Code Annotated 68-1-1202. Duties of executive director
(5) Promote the exchange of information and referrals between LEAs and physicians, health care professionals and sources of health care financial assistance;
Tennessee School Health Screening Guidelines
These guidelines describe the role of school nurse and facilitating referral and follow-up services for screenings done at school, and the importance of knowing the resources available in communities.