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School Health


State Law requires children entering into public school have a minimum requirement of immunizations.  The requirement allows for exclusion from school non-immunized children for a period of time equal to the longest period of communicability of the disease.  More information can be found on the Mo DHSS website (click here)

Dallas County R-1 school district serves the majority of children of Dallas County.  The district website www.bisonpride.org has more details.

Dallas County Health Department and this school district have a long standing history of partnership in health and education.

Bright Minds, Health Futures

This program goes into the classroom where we focus on some of the basics of good health habits.  Hand hygiene, nutrition education, physical activity all are kid friendly and focus on long term habits for developing minds and bodies.