Texas Guide to School Health Services

Legal Issues

School health services staff need to know school health-related laws, rules, and regulations to ensure the health and safety of students. The resources below include information about student health records, HIPAA and FERPA laws and out of hospital do-not resuscitate (DNR) orders.  

Child Abuse and Neglect 


Do Not Resuscitate 


Documentation and Confidentiality 




Federal and State School Health Laws, Rules, and Regulations 

Get In Touch 

Mailing Address

Texas School Health Program
PO Box 149347, MC 1945
Austin, TX 78756
United States