COVID-19 Testing Sites in King County

As King County School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) continue to provide services to students, many may be making referrals for COVID-19 testing. To support these referrals, King County has a COVID-19 testing website (www.kingcounty.gov/covid/testing) that includes: A frequently updated list of COVID-19 testing sites open to anyone Available in 15 languages other than English Including location,…

SBHCs Featured on KUOW

With the start of the 2020-21 school year upon us and many questions about how remote learning will go, many have wondered: What will school-based health services look like? In service to the students and families still very much in need of health care, we are proud to say: School-based health centers will be providing…

YOMHEs Partner with SOAR

After over three years partnering with the School-Based Partnerships team at Public Health–Seattle & King County (PHSKC), the Youth Organizers of Mental Health Education (YOMHEs) will start a new chapter with Soar in September 2020. Soar is a community-based organization with deep expertise in engaging youth and families to enact change throughout King County. YOMHE…

Farewell to Sara Maupin!

We wish a fond farewell to all staff leaving our system this year. We are a stronger system thanks to the incredible individuals that comprise it. For those moving on to new endeavors, we express our gratitude and send you our best wishes! 2000 was a big year. We entered a new millennium. Y2K fears…

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! 

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…