The Department of Health works toward making schools safe and healthy and to assure that parents, health care providers, and state and local agencies work together to promote healthy families and increase the use of preventive healthcare for our children.

Environmental Health - Addresses health and safety issues such as air quality, biological issues, contaminants, playgrounds, regulations, and career and technical education, art, and science safety.

Immunization - Works with schools to help prevent childhood and adolescent vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccine requirements listed here.

Sexual Health Education - Works to ensure sexual health education in schools is medically and scientifically accurate.