PA Virtual Health Screenings!
2014-2015 School Year Sign-Ups
Complete your 2014-2015 Health Screening in Three Easy Steps:
- Choose a health screening* site from the list below.
- Register for your site. - Scroll to bottom of flyer for Register Button.
- Attend your chosen site.
We've categorized the sites into East/West/Central Locations to make it easier for you to find a health screening site near you. That being said, you are welcome to register for and attend any site.
*Students in grades K, 6, and 11 are mandated to submit both a health screening and a physician exam. To save a trip, we recommend that students in these grades bring both the health screening form and the physical examination form with them to their physician's appointment.
Kutztown Health Screening Site
Wednesday, April 8th, 10:30am-4pm
70 Bieber Alley
Philadelphia Health Screening Site
Thursday, April 9th, 9am-3pm
3551 N Broad St
Scranton Health Screening Site
Tuesday, May 12th, 10am-3pm
520 Vine St
Chambersburg Health Screening Site
Monday, Feb. 23rd, 9am-3:30pm
2509 Black Gap Rd
Lancaster Health Screening Site
Tuesday, Feb. 24th, 9am-3:30pm
500 E Roseville Rd
Camp Hill Health Screening Site
Wednesday, Feb. 25th, 9am-12pm
3301 E Trindle Rd
Camp Hill, PA
Lewistown Health Screening Site
Monday, March 2nd, 11am-2:30pm
123 N Wayne St
New Castle Health Screening Site
Tuesday, March 3rd, 9:30am-3:30pm
207 E North St
New Castle, PA
Johnstown Health Screening Site
Wednesday, March 4th, 9:30am-12:30pm
248 Main St
Pittsburgh Mills Health Screening Site
Thursday, March 5th, 10am-4:30pm
590 Pittsburgh Mills Blvd
Edinboro Health Screening Site
Thursday, March 19th, 10am-3pm
143 W Plum St
About Pa Virtual Health Screening Sites
What is a Health Screening?
HEALTH SCREENINGS REQUIRED
Height & Weight- purpose is to monitor growth and development patterns of students and to identify students who may be at nutritional risk or may have a common nutritional problem.
Body Mass Index (BMI) – a weight for stature index frequently used to help determine whether a student is within a normal growth pattern, overweight, at risk of becoming overweight or underweight.
Far & Near Visual Acuity Tests - purpose is to identify and refer students with possible vision problems to an eye care professional for further examination, diagnosis and if necessary, treatment and follow-up.
Color Vision Test –purpose is to identify students with difficulty identifying certain colors.
Convex Lens Test- purpose is to identify students with excessive farsightedness.
Stereo/Depth Perception Test- purpose is to identify students who may not be able to blend images correctly or to perceive three-dimensional space.
Grades K to 3, 7 and 11:
Hearing Test- purpose is to identify and refer students with possible hearing impairments to a physician/hearing specialist for further examination, diagnosis and if necessary, treatment and follow-up.
Grades 6 and 7:
Scoliosis- purpose is to detect possible curvature of the spine in children. If the condition is detected early and appropriately treated, progressive spinal deformity may be prevented.
If you have any questions or concerns please call
Christina Woljten, School Nurse
Phone: 484- 680-7992