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Parents : Kindergarten , 6th Grade :

October 05, 2016

Parents- Kindergarten & 6th Grade:
 
*Please turn into School Offices no later then October 15th to avoid student exclusion from school.
 
 
TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 665 CHILD HEALTH EXAMINATION CODE
SECTION 665.140 TIMETABLE FOR EXAMINATIONS
 
 
Section 665.140 Timetable for Examinations
 
a) The examination shall be conducted within one year:
 
1) Prior to the date of entering school (this includes nursery school, special education, Head Start or other pre-kindergarten programs operated by elementary school systems or secondary level school units or institutions of higher learning; and students transferring into Illinois from outside of the State or outside of the country);
 
2) Prior to the date of entering kindergarten or first grade;
 
3) Prior to the date of entering the sixth grade. also be deemed to meet the requirements of the School Code [105 ILCS 5/27-8.1];
 
4) Prior to the date of entering the ninth grade.
 
b) For students attending school programs where grade levels are not assigned, examinations shall be completed prior to the date of entering and within one year prior to the school year in which the child reaches the ages of 5, 11, and 15.
 
c) For students from other countries who attend classes, regardless of the duration of stay, examinations shall be completed within one year prior to the date of entering the school and at other intervals as provided in this Section.
 
d) Additional health examinations and further evaluations of students may be required when deemed necessary by local school authorities.
 
e) In programs operated by elementary school systems or secondary level school units or institutions of higher learning, health examinations are recommended for children under 5 years of age at intervals of not less than 2 years.
 
f) Lead screening is required as follows:
 
1) Lead screening is a required part of the health examination for children age six years or younger prior to admission to kindergarten or first grade. Each parent or legal guardian shall provide a statement from a physician or health care provider that the child has been risk assessed if the child resides in an area defined as low risk by the Department, or screened for lead poisoning if the child resides in an area defined as high risk. (Section 7.1 of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act)
 
2) Physicians and other health care providers shall also screen children age six years and older for lead poisoning in conjunction with the school health examination when, in the medical judgment of the physician, advanced practice nurse, or physician assistant, the child is potentially at high risk of lead poisoning. (Section 6.2 of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act).
 
(Source: Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 7011, effective May 11, 2009)
 
 
 
 
TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 665 CHILD HEALTH EXAMINATION CODE
SECTION 665.250 PROOF OF IMMUNITY
 
 
Section 665.250 Proof of Immunity
 
a) Proof of immunity shall consist of documented evidence of the child having received a vaccine (verified by a health care provider, defined as a physician, child care or school health professional, or health official) or proof of disease (as described in subsections (c) through (f)). As used in this Section, "physician" (see Section 665.130) means a physician licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches (M.D., D.O.).
 
b) Day and month is required if it cannot otherwise be determined that the vaccine was given after the minimum interval or age.
 
c) Proof of prior measles disease must be verified with date of illness signed by a physician or laboratory evidence of measles immunity. A diagnosis of measles disease made by a physician on or after July 1, 2002 must be confirmed by laboratory evidence.
 
d) The only acceptable proof of immunity for rubella is evidence of vaccine (dates, see subsection (b)) or laboratory evidence of rubella immunity.
 
e) Proof of prior mumps disease must be verified with date of illness signed by a physician or laboratory evidence of mumps immunity.
 
f) Proof of prior or current hepatitis B infection must be verified by laboratory evidence. Laboratory evidence of prior or current hepatitis B infection is only acceptable if one of the following serologic tests indicates positivity: HBsAg, anti-HBc and/or anti-HBs.
 
g) Proof of prior varicella disease must be verified with:
 
1) date of illness signed by a physician; or
 
2) a health care provider's interpretation that a parent's or legal guardian's description of varicella disease history is indicative of past infection; or
 
3) laboratory evidence of varicella immunity.
 
(Source: Amended at 26 Ill. Reg. 10689, effective July 1, 2002)
 
 

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