Odds of HPV Vaccine Completion Higher in Seattle SBHCs

Results from a study undertaken in Seattle school-based health centers (SBHCs) show that “adolescent SBHC users had higher odds of completing the HPV vaccine series than adolescents who received all doses in traditional health care settings.” Published recently in Public Health Reports, the study (undertaken by Public Health–Seattle & King County’s Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization…

Employment Opportunities for Seattle Youth

The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is a longstanding opportunity for low-income Seattle youth to gain professional skills and experience. In Fall 2019 SYEP is expanding to a full-year program that will engage over 100 young people ages 16-24. The program will offer youth a stipend for their participation and guarantee them a full-time, paid summer internship…

Using DocuSign in Your SBHCs

Many King County school-based health centers (SBHCs) have opted to use DocuSign for electronic registration and consenting in their clinics. Originally piloted to ease consent for vaccinations, SBHCs now have access to this service courtesy of King County for a variety of SBHC-related purposes. For those using DocuSign through the King County license, the following…

Invitation to Participate

Please join the City of Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning on Thursday August 8th, 2019 from 11:00AM-1:00PM at the 2100 building for a feedback/input session regarding the levy investments for the new Families, Education, Preschool and Promise (FEPP) levy. The Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) is convening a community feedback/input session to inform the development and evaluation of applications…