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Laws, Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines for School Health


Updated April 2012

Alabama
http://www.alsde.edu/html/sections/documents.asp?section=70&sort=32&footer=sections

Alaska
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/schoolhealth

Arizona
http://www.azed.gov/health-nutrition/

Arkansas
http://www.arkansascsh.org/support-the-program.php

California
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/

Colorado
http://www.cde.state.co.us/HealthAndWellness/SNH_Home.htm
http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ps/school/index.html

Connecticut
http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2618&q=320856
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3138&q=387698&dphNav_GID=1601

Delaware
http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/ddoe/aboutdoe/workgroups/school_support.shtml
http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/chca/dphsbhchome01.html

Florida
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/family/school/services/sh_services.html

Georgia
http://www.gasn.org/GASN/assets/File/site_documents/1GSHRM_IntroContents.pdf

Hawaii
http://healthykeiki.k12.hi.us/

Idaho
http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/csh/school_health.htm

Illinois
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30318
http://www.hfs.illinois.gov/mch/sbc.html 

Indiana
http://www.doe.in.gov/student-services/health/school-health-services

Iowa
http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=583&Itemid=2526

Kansas
http://www.kdheks.gov/c-f/school_resources_docs.html

Kentucky
http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Administrative+Resources/Coordinated+School+Health/

Louisiana (only identifiable link is for nurses providing care for exceptional children) 
http://www.louisianaschools.net/divisions/specialp/related_school_health_services.html

State-and-City-School-Based-Health-Center-Programs 

Maine
http://maine.gov/education/sh/contents/index.html
http://www.maine.gov/education/sh/schoolbasedhealthct/sbhc.pdf

Maryland
http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/divisions/studentschoolsvcs/student_services_alt/school_health_services/

Massachusetts
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/school-health.html
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/school-based-health-centers.html

Michigan
http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-28753_38684_29823-208930--,00.html

Minnesota
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/schools/

Mississippi
http://www.healthyschoolsms.org/ohs_main/resources/state_policies.htm

Missouri
http://health.mo.gov/living/families/schoolhealth/index.php

Montana
http://opi.mt.gov/Programs/HealthTopics/index.html#gpm1_1 

Nebraska
http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/schoolhealth_guidelines.aspx

Nevada
http://www.doe.nv.gov/CNSH.htm

New Hampshire
http://www.education.nh.gov/instruction/school_health/health.htm

New Jersey
http://www.nj.gov/education/students/safety/health/services/

New Mexico
http://www.nmschoolhealthmanual.org/resources/forms.htm

New York
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/schoolhealth/schoolhealthservices/
http://www.health.ny.gov/facilities/school_based_health_centers/
http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/Health/SBHC/SBHC.htm

North Carolina
http://www.nchealthyschools.org

North Dakota
http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/health/index.shtm

Ohio
http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/chss/schnurs/schnurs1.aspx

Oklahoma
http://www.ok.gov/health/Child_and_Family_Health/Maternal_and_Child_Health_Service/Child_and_Adolescent_Health/School_Health/

Oregon
http://public.health.oregon.gov/healthypeoplefamilies/youth/healthschool/pages/index.aspx
http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=397

Pennsylvania
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/schools/14130/school_health_state_law___regulations/556693
http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/028/chapter23/chap23toc.html 

Rhode Island
http://www.thriveri.org/components/health_services.html

South Carolina
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/chcdp/schools/
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/mch/wcs/school/consultant.htm

South Dakota
http://doe.sd.gov/schoolhealth/

Tennessee
http://www.tennessee.gov/education/schoolhealth/healthservices/index.shtml

Texas
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/schoolhealth/default.shtm

Utah
Page Not Currently Available

Vermont
http://healthvermont.gov/local/school/index.aspx

Virginia
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/health_medical/index.shtml

Washington
http://www.k12.wa.us/HealthServices/Resources.aspx

West Virginia
http://wvde.state.wv.us/healthyschools/
http://livewell.marshall.edu/mutac/

Wisconsin
http://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/schlnurse.html

Wyoming
http://edu.wyoming.gov/Programs/nutrition/School_Wellness_Policies.aspx

District of Columbia
http://dc.gov/DCPS/In+the+Classroom/Health+and+Wellness
http://osse.dc.gov/service/wellness-and-nutrition-services

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools would like to know about updated state guidelines for school health services. Please email the Center with links to updated guidelines.