The site navigation utilizes arrow, enter, escape, and space bar key commands. Left and right arrows move across top level links and expand / close menus in sub levels. Up and Down arrows will open main level menus and toggle through sub tier links. Enter and space open menus and escape closes them as well. Tab will move on to the next part of the site rather than go through menu items.
Our schools work hard to avoid the spread of illnesses at school. This is one of the reasons students are required to get certain vaccines before starting school for the first time.
New York City schools offer many health services to support student health. School physicians and nurses conduct physical exams and help manage the health of students with health issues like asthma, allergies and diabetes.
To help manage your child’s health needs in school, we require you and your child’s health care provider to complete certain forms. Using these forms helps assure that your child gets the care and services they need during the school day.
A healthy school setting gives all students the best chance to learn and grow. For this reason, we require children to receive vaccines for certain diseases.
Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act requires public schools to offer services and accommodations for eligible students with disabilities. These services help students with special health needs fully take part in school.
Mental health impacts not only our students but our families, schools, and communities. Learn where you can find our mental health services.
School-Based Health Centers are medical health centers within the schools. They help students manage their illnesses during the school day.
Regular physical activity helps children and teens to be healthy and fit. The DOE offers many opportunities for students to participate in sports and to stay active before, during, and after school.
We offer high school students a Condom Availability Program to help them make decisions that can keep them healthy and safe.