The Vision and Hearing Screening Program, Ohio Department of Health sets the requirements for what grades are routinely screened each year; what equipment is acceptable to use; what specific hearing and vision tests are needed to perform screenings; and the referral criteria. Schools providing medical nursing services are required to screen school-aged students for hearing and vision.
- All students in grades K, 1, 3, 5 are required to be screened by Oct. 31st.
- Students new to the building in grades 2, 4 who have no prior screening information on file are also required to be screened by Oct. 31st.
Below are documents with complete information on the Vision and Hearing Screening Program that you may view or print.