School Health Programs (216-RICR-20-10-4)

216-RICR-20-10-4 ACTIVE RULE

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4.2Incorporated Materials


4.4General Requirements

4.5Administration of the Health Education Program

4.6Health Education Curriculum

4.7Mandated Health Instructional Outcomes

4.8Physical Education Curriculum

4.9Health Services

4.10School Health Personnel

4.11Health Examinations

4.12Lead Screening

4.13Vision Screening

4.14Hearing Screening

4.15Speech/Language Screening

4.16Scoliosis Screening

4.17Dental Health Screening

4.18Health Records

4.19Notification of Parents

4.20School Disease Reporting Requirements

4.21First Aid and Emergencies

4.22Diabetes Care Management

4.23Medical Marijuana Administration

4.24Medication Administration

4.25Immunization and Testing for Communicable Diseases

4.26Standards for School Building(s) and Approval

4.27New Construction, Renovation or Conversion of Existing Buildings to Schools

4.28Existing School Buildings/General Requirements

4.29Pesticide Applications and Notification of Pesticide Applications at Schools




4.33Latex Gloves

4.34Food Service

4.35Health Room

4.36Sanitation Facilities


4.38Swimming Pools

4.39Water Supply


4.41School Safety

4.42Weapons and Firearms

4.43Alcohol and Other Drugs

4.44Recreational Facilities

4.45Vehicular and Pedestrian Traffic Safety

4.46Asset Protection


4.48Laboratories, Shops and Other Special Purpose Areas

Title 216 Department of Health
Chapter 20 Community Health
Subchapter 10 Screening, Medical Services, and Reporting
Part 4 School Health Programs (216-RICR-20-10-4)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 04/11/2022

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 16-21-7(a) and 23-1-18(4)

Purpose and Reason:

The RIDOH is proposing amendments to the School Health Program regulations to align the regulations with the Rhode Island Department of Education; incorporate information and requirements on vision and eye screening; implement requirements of RIGL 40-11-3 regarding child abuse and neglect; Adds reference and implements RIGL 16-22-4 regarding mixing opioids and alcohol; to allow licensed dental hygienists to perform dental screenings; requires development of policies and procedures for maintenance of a supply of opioid antagonists in private and elementary schools; implement requirements for medical marijuana and CBD oil administration; remove superfluous language; correct citations to RIGL and RI regulations; and revise to plain language.