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For Immediate Release
June 21, 2016

Contact Melissa Lindell, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-4047 or

DHHS to Hold Hearing June 24 on School Health Screenings

Lincoln—The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to regulations related to School Health Screenings, Physical Examinations, and Visual Evaluations. The hearing will be held on Friday, June 24, at 9:00 a.m. CT, at the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln, 301 Centennial Mall South, lower level conference room D.

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments or to attend and comment at the hearing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CT the day of the hearing, and should be emailed to, faxed to 402-742-2382, or sent to DHHS Legal Services, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026.

The draft regulations can be found at