FFAA(LOCAL) - WELLNESS AND HEALTH SERVICES: PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS

Required Medical Clearance

Prior to participating in a designated University Interscholastic League (UIL) program or other District extracurricular program identified by the Superintendent, a student shall undergo a physical examination in accordance with the required schedule established by the UIL and shall submit a statement from an authorized health-care provider indicating that the student has been examined and medically cleared to participate in the program. In years that a physical examination is not required, the student shall complete a medical appraisal form. A student may be required to have a physical examination based on answers to the appraisal form.

Additional Screening

The District may provide additional screening as District and community resources permit.

Referrals

Parents of students identified through any screening programs as needing treatment or further examination shall be advised of the need and referred to appropriate health agencies.

Notice of Lice

A school nurse or administrator who discovers or becomes aware that a child enrolled in a District elementary school has lice shall provide written or electronic notice to parents within the time frames prescribed in law.

Gatesville ISD

FFAA(LOCAL)-A1

UPDATE 114

DATE ISSUED: 10/30/2019