(a)  A health assessment shall be on file at the NC Pre-K site within 30 days after a child enters the NC Pre-K program and the assessment may be no more than 12 months old at the time of program entry. The health assessment shall include the following:

(1)           physical examination;

(2)           updated immunizations;

(3)           vision screening;

(4)           hearing screening; and

(5)           dental screening.

(b)  Site-level administrators shall review all health assessment results at the time of the child's entry into the program to determine whether the assessment includes specific instructions for identified health needs that may require physical or occupational or other therapies to support the child's development and learning goals.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-85; 110-88; S.L. 2011-145, s. 10.7(a);

Eff. November 1, 2012;

Readopted Eff. October 1, 2017.