A reminder for parents and guardians about health requirements

Lincoln Public Schools is notifying and reminding families of the health requirements for the upcoming school year: 

  • Students entering school (preschool, kindergarten and transfers from out of state) need to complete and submit evidence of

o   dental exam,
o   required immunizations,
o   physical exam,
o   vision exam.

  • Seventh-grade students – Need to complete and submit evidence of:

o   TDAP (combination immunization for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough). Given on or after 10 years of age.
o   Physical exam

Completed records should be turned in to the health office at your child’s school.

Families should first contact their medical provider to schedule an appointment. If a family is without a medical provider, community organizations offer ways to find clinics and physicians. 

To find a physician, call the Lancaster County Medical Society at 402-483-4800.

To find a dentist, call the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department at 402-441-3486.


Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department (3140 N St.) for children younger than 19 and uninsured, under-insured, covered by Nebraska Medicaid or of American Indian or Alaska Native origin.

The clinics are by appointment only at the Health Department,

  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in June, July and August.
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday July 16th

Call 402-441-8065, to speak to a nurse and make an appointment.

Immunizations and Physical Exams are available at:

People’s City Mission Health Clinic  (401 N. 2nd) is providing School entry and Sports physicals on Friday July 1, 2016. 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Bring immunization records.  Lab fee for Lead testing and Hgb/Hct.

August date pedning.

Call 402-438-6819 for more information.

The People’s Health Center (1021 N. 27th St) is offering physicals daily:

  • July 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • August 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Call 402-476-1455 to schedule an appointment.  Sliding scale available. 

Clinic With a Heart  (1701 S. 17th St.) is providing School Entry Physicals.  (No cost)

  • Saturday, August 13  8:30-11:00
  • Saturday, August 20 8:30-11:00

*Immunizations will be provided by the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department (Bring your child’s current immunization record.)

Call 402-421-2924 for more information.

These will be first come, first serve clinic. There are limited spaces, so come early.

Published: July 13, 2016, Updated: July 13, 2016