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School Health Programs

Programs, usually within the formal education system, that provide basic health services for school-aged youth. Services usually include general physical examinations, treatment for minor illnesses and injuries, administration of prescription medication and health screening. Services for students with special health needs may include special feedings, clean intermittent catherization, suctioning, administering medication, and planning for the safety of a student in school. Some programs may provide sexuality education and related services including personal relationship counseling, pregnancy testing, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases and birth control counseling.

Taxonomy Code: HL-750

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