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School Health Program   

The School Health Program is the oldest program of public health services in Pennsylvania, with responsibilities predating 1895. The School Health Program serves all children of school age attending public, private and non-public schools in Pennsylvania.
The School Health Program is responsible for providing technical assistance, training, and coordination of programs and services to schools, parents, and the community at large regarding school health programs and services.
 
Directory for School Health Calls - School Health issues are shared by several Departments (for example, Agriculture, Education, Health, and Public Welfare). This directory provides phone numbers and webpages for the correct Department to answer frequent school health questions.
 
School Health Consultants Contact Information - Questions and concerns related to school health should be directed to these nurses. Questions regarding immunizations and suspected communicable disease outbreaks should be directed to your Department of Health District Office, State Health Center or County/Municipal Health Department.
 
                                                                                                                  
Updated: May 11, 2016