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Youth Risk Survey parent opt-out letter

Your school, and other schools across Herkimer County, will be taking part in the 2020-2021 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), conducted by the Herkimer County Department of Integrated Planning in collaboration with Herkimer County Department of Social Services, Youth Bureau, Mental Health, Public Health, and System of Care during the week of November 30th. The survey was designed by the CDC and the State of Vermont to identify risk behaviors that may include safety behaviors such as use of helmets and seat belts, depression and mental health, use of tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs, nutrition and physical activity, and sexual behavior. The survey takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.


Please see the link below for additional information and parent opt-out information.

Youth Risk Survey and Parent Opt-out Information