Welcome, Samantha Yeun!

In Summer 2017, Public Health’s School-Based Partnerships team bid farewell to staff member, Sarah Wilhelm who joined the Best Starts for Kids leadership team focusing on trauma-informed and restorative justice practices for youth in King County. We wish her well in this new professional adventure and welcome new staff member, Samantha Yeun! Samantha will be…

Regional Asthma Management & Prevention (RAMP)

Asthma affects over 7 million children nationwide and is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism. Even children with the best medically managed asthma will continue to suffer if they face environmental asthma triggers in their home, school, and outdoor environments. School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) are uniquely positioned to reduce environmental asthma triggers, given…

ICHS’s Mobile Dental Program in the News

Crossposted from The Seattle Channel Essential? Yes. But access to a dentist can be a challenge, especially for students on the go. Now, International Community Health Services (ICHS) is taking dental care to the doorstep of those in need. The full-service dental clinic on wheels made stops at high schools across the city this school…

THANK YOU to Our Summer Internship Partners!

During Summer 2017, Public Health–Seattle & King County (PHSKC) will host six student interns (age 15-20) who will act as peer mental health educators. They will support positive mental health promotion and suicide prevention in communities and schools in South and Central Seattle. Learn more about the project and how it came about in our…