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Schleswig-Holstein

Specialist medical service / youth medical service

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

In order to protect and promote the health of children and adolescents, the responsible authorities perform school medical duties in accordance with the provisions of school law.

They carry out the necessary examinations for the early detection of diseases, disabilities, developmental and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents, determine the vaccination status and provide treatment and care services. This also includes the implementation of measures for the detection and prevention of dental diseases (group prophylaxis), in particular through regular examinations to detect dental, oral and jaw diseases in daycare centers and schools.

The aim is to protect and promote the health of children and young people. The tasks include

  • School entry examinations,
  • Information, advice and education on health hazards and health-promoting behavior,
  • carrying out vaccination advice and vaccination campaigns,
  • individual counseling for pupils and teachers,
  • counseling for the disabled and
  • health reporting.

Who should I contact?

To the district or district-free city (child and youth medical service of the health department or specialist health service).

Which documents are required?
  • Yellow prevention booklet,
  • vaccination card,
  • medical history sheet,
  • glasses or
  • medical aids.

Further documents may be required. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the responsible office.

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

If applicable, the deadlines specified in a letter of invitation.

Legal basis

Act on the Public Health Service (Health Service Act - GDG).

What else should I know?

Contact persons and contact details can be found at the health services and health authorities in Schleswig-Holstein.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the district or district-free city (child and youth medical service of the health department or specialist health service).

Which documents are required?

  • Yellow prevention booklet,
  • vaccination card,
  • medical history sheet,
  • glasses or
  • medical aids.

Further documents may be required. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the responsible office.

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

If applicable, the deadlines specified in a letter of invitation.

Legal basis

Act on the Public Health Service (Health Service Act - GDG).

What else should I know?

Contact persons and contact details can be found at the health services and health authorities in Schleswig-Holstein.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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