Central Dauphin School District

600 Rutherford Road Harrisburg PA, 17109 • 717.545.4703

Quality to the Core

General Information

Health services are provided by certified school nurses, health room aides, dentists and physicians.  These services include: 

  • Health education
  • Annual screenings
  • Health counseling
  • Referral service
  • Emergency care

The school health program consists of certain required screenings such as vision, hearing, and growth measurements of all students.  The nurse maintains the student's permanent health record, recording the results of all screening and medical information.  Interpretation of the results is made to both parent and teacher, as necessary.  Other services, including emergency care of student and medical guidance for students and parents, are available during school hours.