Kindergarten Health Requirements

Health Requirements for Kindergarten Enrollment

These records should be sent to the appropriate school as soon as possible:

Up to Date Kentucky Immunization Certificate...
Check with your health department or wherever your child has received their immunizations to make sure they have received all required immunizations for entering school. Out of state certificates must be taken to the health department and transferred to Kentucky forms.

KRS 158.035 Current up to date immunization certificate must be obtained within the first 2 weeks of enrollment.
KRS 214.990 Any person in violation of KRS 158.035 shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.

Physical Examination
Fleming County Health Department charges for physicals according to income guidelines if you are self-pay. They do accept Wellcare, Coventry Cares, KY Spirit, Medicaid, and Humana. If you have other insurance, you only are responsible for copay at your physician’s office.

Each student enrolled in a KY public school must show evidence of an initial entry exam (Headstart, Preschool, Kindergarten) prior to October 15, 2016.


Eye Examination
Done by an optometrist or ophthalmologist
Must have taken place prior to December 31, 2016.

Dental Examination
To be completed by a dentist, dental hygienist, physician assistant, APRN, physician or Local Health Department nurse with SMILE training. Must have taken place within the calendar year of the student’s enrollment.
Date range January 1, 2016-December 31, 2016





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