Student Health Requirements
Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, & 6th Grade: Are required to have an oral health examination. Examinations must be performed by a licensed dentist, and he/she must sign the proof of school dental examination form. Each child is required to present proof of examination by a dentist prior to May 15 of the current school year. School dental examinations must have been completed within the 18 months prior to the May 15 deadline.Must produce proof of a dental exam by May 15th. You may find additional information at the following links: Information Sheet - Proof of Examination Form – Examination Waiver Form
Services Provided to District 189 Students by East Side Health District
East Side Health District operates a School-Based Health Center (SBHC) at Vivian Adams Early Childhood Center in order to promote preventative, primary and acute care among East St. Louis School District 189 students.
The program is available to all students who attend District 189 schools. In addition to acute and primary care, services will include, but will not be limited to:
• a routine physical;
• examinations, sports physicals;
• health education, personal hygiene; and
• Women, Infant and Children Services (WIC)
Referrals will be made for routine dental examinations and sealants; counseling on alcohol and drug use; mental health; violence; sexually transmitted diseases; and use of fire arms.
Additional referrals will be made for appropriate health care providers for further evaluation and treatment as needed, as well as case management and other preventive services. Students must have a recent consent form signed by their parents or legal guardian to receive services. Services will also be provided free to any District 189 student who is referred to East Side Health District’s clinic located at 638 N. 20th St., in the event the current schedule at Vivian Adams is filled.
Please contact Dr. Jeanette Dear, director of Government Programs, for more information or questions at 618.646.3104.