Troy Health Screening
Bradford County Library
Troy Health Screening
Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 12:30-3pm
16093 Route 6, Troy PA 16947
Troy registration is now closed. If you missed the sign-up deadline and would like an appointment, please contact Lenora Williams, Coordinator for Pupil Heath, at 484-680-7724. Thank you.
Complete your 2015-2016 Health Screening
- Choose a health screening* site.
- Register for your site. - Scroll to bottom of flyer for Register Button.
*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.
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, RN, BSN, CSN
Phone: 484- 680-7992
Kimball Dunalp, RN