POSTPONED: COVID-19 and SBHCs: Listening and Learning Sessions (Tuesdays April-June)

Crossposted from the National School-Based Health Alliance Due to the heavy response, SBHA is postponing this meeting so that they can properly staff the call. They will reschedule soon and notify stakeholders as soon as they do. POSTPONED: Join your school-based health care peers for a virtual listening and learning session starting next Tuesday, April…

National School-Based Health Alliance Statement on COVID-19

Crossposted from the National School-Based Health Alliance WASHINGTON, DC (March 24, 2020) – The School-Based Health Alliance [SBHA] is closely monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on school-based health centers (SBHCs) across the nation. As this situation is rapidly evolving, [SBHA] advise[s] SBHCs to seek up to date operational and communications guidance from their…

Students Can’t Learn When They’re Not Healthy. Here’s What Schools Can Do to Help.

Crossposted from Education Week and the School-Based Health Alliance Children with chronic health concerns can’t learn when their poorly managed conditions keep them out of class. Students traumatized by unstable living conditions or chronic disadvantage can’t focus on homework or engage their peers. Parents working full-time jobs for minimum wage cannot afford the same extracurricular,…

SBHA National Convention Registration Now Open!

Join the National School-Based Health Alliance and colleagues from Washington State in the national capital region on June 23-26, 2019 for this year’s annual convention as we inspire the school-based health care field to redefine health for kids and teens. As the premier national gathering for our field, the convention is a fantastic opportunity to connect with hundreds of…

HRSA Announces $10M for SBHC Renovations

Crossposted from the School-Based Health Alliance. This week the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced the availability of up to $10 million in funding for school health center capital investments. The agency is expected to give up to 100 awards to currently operational school-based health centers for the purpose of increasing “access to mental…