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Ohio Department of Health (ODH) - COVID-19 Supplemental Screening Guidance for Ohio's Schools

During the 2020-2021 school year, preschool/K-12 schools must ensure to comply with local Public Health Alert System guidelines, local advisories, and local school districts to determine when to initiate or resume hearing and/or vision screenings. View the supplemental guidance below regarding vision screenings in your school.



If a preschool and/or K-12 school have trouble conducting hearing and/or vision screenings according to this guidance, the school must notify ODH by utilizing the appropriate 2020-2021 COVID-19 Readiness Survey.


If the school is operating in a 100% VIRTUAL or HYBRID instruction model, notify ODH of hearing and/or vision screening barriers using link


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