Get to Know Our New Clinics: Vashon

Over the next few months we will be highlighting our brand new clinics in King County that are funded through the Best Starts for Kids Levy. In this installment, we are excited to introduce you to the new school-based health center on Vashon Island! The Vashon SBHC is operated by Neighborcare Health and will be…

3 New SBHCs Opening in King County

Crossposted from the Best Starts for Kids Blog Three new school-based health centers (SBHCs) in King County will open in the 2017-18 schoolyear with funds from the Best Starts for Kids Initiative. Each SBHC will feature a health clinic, counseling space, a pharmacy, and space for a mobile dental unit. On-site behavioral health providers will provide mental-health support, counseling,…

Seattle SBHCs Featured in Seattle Times

In the March 2, 2017 issue of the Seattle Times, editorial columnist, Jonathan Martin featured Seattle school-based health centers (SBHCs) in an opinion piece. Martin highlighted the important work being done in SBHCs throughout Washington State, calling out Seattle’s three-decade-long investment in SBHCs as an example for the rest of the State. Noting that “For a…