Welcome to School Health


The Health Services Department of the Harrisburg School District provides the req
health cartoonuired health care for all students, grades K-12. We believe a healthy child is better able to receive an education and prepare for a successful future. Listed below are some of the services we provide and/or coordinate.
REMINDER - Please return a physical form / dental exam form to your school nurse after your child has their appointment with their doctor or dentist. (Printable version of forms are available under HEALTH FORMS at left menu, from your school nurse, or your school office.)

**Send all health and dental forms to: healthservices@hbgsd (put              your child's name and school in the subject line)
 
SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM

PA State Mandated Physicals:  Students need to have these on file with their school upon entry (K, 1), 6 and 11. Return a physical form to your school nurse prior to the start of these grades.
 
Annual Health Screening:
  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • BMI   
  • Scoliosis
  • Dental Evaluations
First Aid and Emergency Medical Care:
  •  Students
  •  Staff
Other Health Services:
  • Immunization review to meet PA State requirements 
  • In School Medication administration
  • Parent/ Nurse Conferences
  • Individual Counseling and Health Teaching
  • Community Education
 
SCHOOL DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM
 
PA State Mandated Dental Evaluations: Students need to have these on file with their school for the following years - upon entry (K, 1), Grade 3 and Grade 7.
  • Oral Health Education
  • Dental Referral
Return a Private Dentist Exam Form to your school nurse after each dental visit to healthservices@hbgsd.us. These forms are available at your school or are printable on this site.
 
SCHOOL HEALTH ROOM CONTACTS:

John Harris High School ..........717-703-4332 717-703-4348
Sci-Tech High School ............. 717-703-1907
Camp Curtin Academy ........... 717-703-4205
Marshall/  Math Science Academy .......... 717-703-1403
Rowland Academy ................ 717-703-4505

Ben Franklin School .............. 717-703-1203


Downey School .................... 717-703-1243

Foose .................................. 717-703-1283

Melrose School ..................... 717-703-1443

Scott School ......................... 717-703-4565


District Dental Hygienist ........ 717-703-4511
      717-703-4332
 
 
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Web Sites for health information:
 

 
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