The School Health Services Program is defined in Section 381.0056, Florida
Statutes to include those activities which should be carried to appraise,
protect and promote the health of students.
The School Board has an agreement with the Brevard County Health Department to
provide health care professionals who work on site in school clinics and health
Health care professionals assist students and contact parents concerning
accidents and illnesses, chronic health conditions, controlling head lice, and
All children entering Florida public schools for the first time must
have completed the following immunizations or have a valid certificate
If requirements are not met, the student will be temporarily excluded from
school. Valid certificates of medical exemption are appropriate when
School-Entry Physical Examination
Within thirty (30) school days of a child's initial entry to a school in the
state of Florida, the principa
l shall require evidence of a physical
examination performed within one year prior to the date of entry.
*Please note that 30
not extended to PreK and Kindergarten students.
Health Appraisals, Screenings
Health appraisals and screening programs including vision, hearing, growth and
development, scoliosis, nutrition and dental health are carried out as required
by the School Health Services Act.
Certificate of Immunization
All students must have a valid certificate of immunization or exemption on file
before enrolling in or attending school.