Medical Records

In accordance with the Department of Health, medical records must be maintained at the school. No child will be permitted to attend High Hopes unless a current medical is in his/her file.

Section 47.21 of the Health Code states:

No child shall be admitted to a service unless he/she (1) has received a complete age appropriate medical examination including but not limited to a history, physical exam, developmental assessment, nutritional evaluation, lead poisoning screening, and screening tests for: dental health, tuberculosis, hearing, vision, and anemia. This exam must be completed within 90 days prior to admission for children two years of age or older, and within 30 days of admission for children under two years of age. (2) Has received prophylaxis against dyptheria, tetanus, pertussis, polimelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, hemophilus, influenza type B and such additional immunizations as the Department may require. Exceptions from specific immunizations may be permitted for medical contraindications or on religious grounds according to Department of Health guidelines.
The licensed health professional shall furnish to this service a signed statement containing a summary of the results and past medical history (form will be provided to you). Each child shall have periodic exams according to the schedule of health care maintenance developed by the Department of Health. These schedules require exams at 2,4,6,9,12,18,24 and 30 months of age, and 3,4,5,and 6 years of age.