Health & Nutrition
Please click on the month listed below to see your child's lunch menu.
The menu is the same for all Head Start sites.
In our three-year-old morning classes, breakfast, and a snack are provided.
Our three-year-old afternoon classes receive lunch and a snack.
Our full-day four-year-olds are provided breakfast, lunch, and snack before dismissal.
Important Information concerning food & nutrition:
Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided: no food from home is permitted.
Alternate menus for children with physician-diagnosed and documented food allergies will be provided. All allergies must be documented with a physicians note and provided to the Head Start Nurse.
Try It! Foods
-more information coming soon-
Family Style Dining - Socialization
Health Services from Head Start
- Vision Screenings
- Hearing Screenings
- Dr Visits
- Dentist Visits
- Hand washing and hygiene
- All staff are CPR Certified
Health Documentation Federally Required for Head Start Enrollment:
- visit required within the last 12 months
- visit required within the past 12 months
- Lead Form & lead results
- Federal requirement to stay in grant compliance
- HCT results
- can be obtained from Dr. office
- copy of up-to-date immunizations record
- Copy of medical and dental insurance cards
- Health & Nutrition Survey
- Student Health Information form
- Student Records Release
Health Notice Vaccines Req for school 18-19
Health Services Advisory Committee
The St. Mary's County Public Schools Head Start Health Advisory Committee (HSAC) is to provide a forum to ensure comprehensive, integrated, and effective health services, as well as Health education for Head Start students, their families, and staff.
- To make recommendations on ways to implement Health Services Program Performance Standards.
- To participate in the St. Mary's County Assessment process to identify data on the health needs of potential children served.
- To identify medical,dental, and mental health services available within the community to support Head Start students and their families.
- To establish ongoing community partnerships with community to improve access to health services.
- To adopt SMCPS policies and procedures for medical emergencies.
- To assist in providing health related training to students, their families and staff.
- To participate in the annual self-assessment of the Head Start Program.