All medication, prescription and over-the-counter, must follow California State Health and Safety Codes and district policy. School personnel will give your child medication at school if the following guidelines are met:
If your physician is located out of town, Health Services can call your physician and verify a need for medication. If you need their assistance please call them at 830-3241.
Hearing and vision tests given to 8th grade students this year. A teacher, parent, school psychologist or administrator may refer any student to school health services for vision, hearing or health assessment testing as needed. Also, all 7th grade girls and 8th grade boys receive scoliosis screening. If you do not want your child to be tested, the state requires that a “parent or guardian” may file annually with the principal of the school in which s/he is enrolled, a statement in writing, signed by the parent or guardian, stating that s/he will not consent to a physical examination of their child.”
Students entering the 7th grade are now required by law to have their Hepatitis B immunizations also.
The Tracy Family Center is a collaborative of public, private non-profit and service organizations established to improve the health of Children and their families in the Tracy community, and is part of the Tracy Unified School District. The main focus of the community effort is to help families enroll in the Healthy Families Insurance Program and enroll families in Medi-Cal if they qualify. The Healthy Families Insurance plan is a low cost plan covering medical, dental, and vision for children from ages one until age nineteen for a low monthly premium. The Tracy Family Center has persons qualified to help the family sign up for this plan as well as answer questions that you might have. They can be reached at: Tracy Family Center-19 East 6th Street- 831-5570.
The New 7th – 12th Grade California Immunization Law
California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch
What PARENTS Need To Know
Click Here For the Fact Sheet
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