Nebraska - School-based health services: Policy requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses aspects of traditional school-based health services (noted below), but does not formalize a program to aid in the establishment of clinics or health centers on campus for students. Health services provided for may:• Establish a school health board to govern school district health services• Set qualifications and certification required for physicians and health professionals providing school-based health services• Provide financial support for school-based health services• Address community involvement and/or partnership with school-based health services• Provide details as to the type of services provided

Nebraska Revised Staute 79-1222. Educational service unit; services; to whom provided; contracting for health services.

The educational service unit may contract with such health department to provide school health services for that area of the educational serviceunit not served by such city-county, multicounty, or regional health department.

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