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School Health

Florida Department of Health in Martin County

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School Health program staff are valuable partners in ensuring that students are healthy, safe and ready to learn.

DOH-School Health staff work collaboratively with the Martin County School District to promote student health through prevention, early intervention, education for acute and chronic health problems.

DOH has expanded case management for students. If your student is in need of services, please contact your child’s school clinic.

School Health staff enhance health in the schools and the community by providing health record reviews, health appraisals, nursing assessments, health screenings (vision, hearing, scoliosis, growth and development) health counseling, referrals and follow up of suspected or confirmed health problems.

Immunizations for School Age Children:

Proof of vaccinations, on a DH 680 form is required for entry into school.

DH 680 Forms:

Contact your private healthcare provider or the Department of Health to obtain a DH 680 form.

2022–2023 School Entry Requirements:

Before attending school in Florida (Kindergarten through 12th grade), each child must provide a Florida Certification of Immunization (DH 680 form), documenting the following vaccinations:

Childhood/School Age Immunizations:

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County provides immunizations for school age children who have Medicaid or are uninsured, and children who are new to the community and have not yet been established with a private provider.

Seventh Grade Requirements:

An additional dose of the Tdap vaccine is required for students entering the 7th grade.

For more information, visit: Immunize Florida

Resources:

For more information or to schedule an appointment:

DOH, Martin County: 772-221-4000, #3
Florida Community Health Centers: 772-219-1222

Children’s Services Council in Martin County