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121A.21 SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.
(a) Every school board must provide services to promote the health of its pupils.
(b) The board of a district with 1,000 pupils or more in average daily membership in
early childhood family education, preschool disabled, elementary, and secondary programs
must comply with the requirements of this paragraph. It may use one or a combination of the
following methods:
(1) employ personnel, including at least one full-time equivalent licensed school nurse;
(2) contract with a public or private health organization or another public agency for
personnel during the regular school year, determined appropriate by the board, who are currently
licensed under chapter 148 and who are certified public health nurses; or
(3) enter into another arrangement approved by the commissioner.
History: Ex1959 c 71 art 4 s 17; 1961 c 225 s 1; 1967 c 173 s 2; 1969 c 21 s 1; 1969 c 104 s
1; 1973 c 491 s 1; 1975 c 359 s 23; 1978 c 616 s 5; 1979 c 334 art 6 s 9; 1980 c 609 art 6 s 16;
1981 c 194 s 1; 1981 c 358 art 7 s 22; 1982 c 548 art 6 s 4; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 309 s 24; 1987 c
398 art 7 s 20; 1988 c 626 s 1; 1988 c 668 s 2; 1988 c 718 art 7 s 21; 1991 c 265 art 6 s 22;
art 9 s 36; 1992 c 499 art 12 s 8; 1993 c 224 art 12 s 16; art 13 s 17; 1994 c 647 art 6 s 11-13;
1Sp1995 c 3 art 9 s 20; art 16 s 13; 1996 c 412 art 3 s 10; art 6 s 1; 1Sp1997 c 4 art 6 s 7; art 7
s 4; 1998 c 397 art 1 s 54; art 3 s 53,103; art 5 s 88-90; art 6 s 62-68; art 8 s 1,2; art 11 s 3;
1998 c 398 art 6 s 17; 1Sp2003 c 9 art 12 s 2; 2005 c 56 s 1