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…

Youth Voice Highlighted at Gates Teen Action Fair

On March 23, 2019, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation welcomed over 30 youth-led organizations, groups, and clubs to their annual Teen Action Fair to highlight the work they are doing in their community. The Fair (themed “It Starts with You(th)”) was hosted by the Gates Foundation Discovery Center Youth Ambassadors and included performances from…

Taking Care of Others and Ourselves

New Seattle Public Schools Superintendent, Denise Juneau visited the Cleveland Teen Health Center on October 10, 2018 to learn about the great services offered through our system of SBHCs. Read on to learn more about her visit. Crossposted from Juneau’s Journal. October 10 marked the world’s observation of Mental Health Day. This year’s global focus…

Training Opportunity: “School Nurses’ Role within HPV Vaccine Uptake: A Model for Interprofessional Collaboration”

Presented by: Brittany L. Rosen, PhD, CHES, Assistant Professor in Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati and Kim Toole, Assistant Profession, Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator at Xavier University School of Nursing Date and Time: Wednesday, July 25, 12 p.m. PST (Register Here) This webinar will provide an in-depth review of school nurses’…