Tyee SBHC Staff Celebrate Graduates

HealthPoint staff from the Tyee High School school-based health center (SBHC) joined in on celebrations recently to acknowledge the hard work and accomplishments of 2020 graduates. They attended the Tyee drive-through graduation–masked and socially distanced–to show their pride for their patients’ achievements and their commitment to the whole school community. Thanks, HealthPoint SBHC staff! 

*July 16* Virtual Town Hall: How Can We Safely Reopen Schools in the Fall?

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance The School-Based Health Alliance is joining school health and education partners to co-host a special virtual town hall event on Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 PM Eastern, moderated by former U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King Jr. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American…

COVID-19 Communications Toolkit

Crossposted from the Public Health Insider As King County continues to slowly reopen the economy, it is now more important than ever to encourage those in our communities to wear a cloth face covering, practice social distancing, minimize group size, gather outside, and use good hand hygiene. These are all important tools in slowing the…

2020-2021 SBIRT-in-SBHCs RFA Webinar

Crossposted from the School-Based Health Alliance Date: Wednesday, July 8th Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM Eastern time Description: The National School-Based Health Alliance is excited to share that the RFA is out for their newest Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment-in-School-Based Health Centers (SBIRT-in-SBHCs) learning collaborative cohort. During this informational webinar, they will review highlights of the…

Arcora Foundation Provides $4 Million to Help Dental Safety Net and Tribal Clinics Deal with the Impacts of COVID-19

Crossposted from Arcora Foundation Many safety net dental clinics are facing unprecedented financial challenges. ARCORA FOUNDATION PROVIDES $4 MILLION TO HELP DENTAL SAFETY NET AND TRIBAL CLINICS DEAL WITH THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 For immediate release: June 23, 2020 SEATTLE, WA – Safety net and tribal dental clinics received much needed support today. Arcora Foundation…

SBHC Community of Practice Call TOMORROW 6/17

WHEN:  Wed, June 17, 8:30-9:30am TOPIC:  Washington SBHCs and School Reopening With the release of OSPI guidance on reopening schools last week, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance is hosting a conversation tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 17, 8:30-9:30am about coordination in planning between school-based health centers (SBHCs) and the school districts and schools in which they…

It Starts with You(th): Highland SBHC Maintains Student Connection through Virtual Lunch Groups

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). By Kendall Watanabe, Health Educator at the Highland Middle School SBHC (International Community Health Services) In March of 2019, the staff from the Highland…