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…

Farewell and Thank You!

Every year in June, we say farewell to staff who are retiring and bid best wishes to those moving on to different professional endeavors. It is a time to celebrate their individual achievements and contributions to our King County school-based health community. To all those leaving us at the end of the 2019-20 school year,…

Webinar: PSESD + BSK School Partnerships Evaluation

Please join us for a webinar on Thursday, June 11th from 10:30am-12pm PT, as the Strategy, Evaluation, and Learning Team from Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) shares results from the Best Starts for Kids (BSK) School Partnership Evaluation.  This evaluation, conducted by PSESD, explores how equitable partnerships are developing between schools, districts, and community-based…

Country Doctor Hiring for New NOVA SBHC

Country Doctor Community Health Centers is thrilled to announce that they are hiring for two new positions at the Nova High School Wellness Center, scheduled to open in Fall 2020.   Nova is a non-traditional, student-centered school with a majority LGBTQ+ identified student population. Country Doctor will be providing Gender Affirming Care in addition to…

Happy National School Nurse Day!

School Nurses: Supporting Students in Times of Crisis This year, School Nurse Day is May 6, 2020. Celebrations and special communications are planned throughout the week, which ends on May 12, the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. We honor more than 95,000 school nurses in the United States who make a difference in the…

Washington Healthplanfinder Extends Current Special Enrollment Period, Gives Extra Month for Uninsured to Secure Health Coverage

Crossposted from Washington Healthplanfinder In response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Washington state, the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) today announced it is extending the current special enrollment period for individuals who are uninsured. The original special enrollment period, that ran from March 10, 2020 through April 8, 2020, will now continue through…