What is a School Based Health Center?
"53% of students using the on-campus health center reported they did not miss any full class while using the center services."
Oregon Department of Human Services report from existing Oregon SBHCs, 2008
A School-Based Health Center (SBHC) is an efficient, on-campus health facility. SBHCs were designed to meet the unmet health needs of students, providing low- or no-cost health care to kids. There are four school-based health centers in Columbia County.
School-Based Health Centers:
A SBHC is a way to provide prevention, screening, and treatment services to those teens who otherwise have limited access to mental and physical health care.
For More Informationhttps://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyPeopleFamilies/Youth/HealthSchool/SchoolBasedHealthCenters/Pages/faqs.aspx