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    Scoliosis Screening

     

     

    With every new school year, the state mandates specific health screenings for middle school students, which occur during the school day at school.

     

    This school year, 6th and 8th grade students will participate in scoliosis screening.

     

    Many children may have already been screened during their yearly physical or are already under doctor's care for the treatment of scoliosis. If this is the case for your child and you choose to not have them screened at school, it is imperative that you sign and return a refusal form to your school nurse, as this is the only way for your child to be excused from scoliosis screening. Below you will find information on scoliosis screenings, and links/directions on how to access the two different options for refusal forms.

     

    Option #1 Complete Electronic Refusal Form: The online scoliosis refusal is found on Parent Portal: Click on the Documents section in the margin, and then complete the Scoliosis Refusal Form by clicking on that option. See example below:





     

     

    Option #2 Complete and Turn-in a Printed Paper Form linked below:

     

    Scoliosis Refusal Form- English

    Scoliosis Refusal Form- Spanish

     

    For more information on Scoliosis Screenings, please visit the link below or contact Nurse Michelle:

    https://www.choa.org/medical-services/orthopaedics/scoliosis-and-spine-program/scoliosis

     

     

     

     

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