• 12 Apr 2017 9:13 PM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    "I'm exploring means by which the federal government could support programs like this across the nation because it's a way of providing primary health care in a convenient setting, Faso says, "It works for parents and it's definitely a plus for children." Article

  • 13 Mar 2017 2:09 PM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    Open Door Family Medical Centers, based in Westchester County, will be partnering with The Baby Box Company, the first FQHC in New York State to do so, to reduce infant mortality rates. 


  • 01 Mar 2017 11:01 AM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    The Whitney Young Jr. Health Centers, which cared for almost 20,000 patients in 2016 between its health care centers in Albany, Watervliet and Troy in New York's capital region, are a regional network of health care services named in honor of the 1960s civil rights leader, Whitney M. Young Jr., who served as director of the National Urban League for a decade until he died in 1971. 


  • 09 Feb 2017 9:24 AM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    For School-Based Health Care Awareness Month, North Country Family Health is hosting a series of open houses at each of its public school locations through the first three weeks of February. North Country Family Health operates six such clinics in Watertown, Mannsville and Adams Center.


  • 08 Feb 2017 12:34 PM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    Syracuse Schools are helping immigrant families to learn about health services available in eight sbhcs in the district. Sixteen percent of all students were ELL in 2016. Dr. Carlene Lacy, the director of special programs and outreach for the Syracuse Community Health Center, said that meetings like the one offered by Parent University ensure every child gets necessary health services. "Providing access is probably the most critical thing we can do," Lacy said. "It's that notion of whether you go to a person, versus expecting a person to always come to you."


  • 25 Jan 2017 11:51 AM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    At a recent Jamestown Board of Education meeting, the board heard the second of a three-part presentation on transgender students.Tim Mains, out-going superintendent, and Deb Pietrowski, JHS School-Based Health Center nurse practitioner, gave the presentation. 


  • 10 Jan 2017 11:46 AM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    The Bassett Health Care Network's school-based health program is going to receive $4,000 through a Community Health Award grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield to fund the purchase of cleanable and single-use toys that form a crucial part of mental health therapy in school-based health. Article

  • 21 Dec 2016 11:18 AM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced 27 grant awards totaling $35.7 million during the fourth quarter of 2016, including $1 million to the School-Based Health Alliance to support a second phase of work to implement youth Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in school-based health clinics.  Article

  • 14 Dec 2016 5:01 PM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    12/15/16, 2:00pm

    An Update from the Healthy Students, Promising Futures State Learning


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  • 13 Dec 2016 1:13 PM | NYSBHA STAFF (Administrator)

    NY News 1's Health Beat reports on the uncertain future of SBHCs in the state under managed care.  Children's Aid Society is featured and Children's Defense Fund - NY Deputy Director Kimberley Chin addresses the administrative and financial burdens anticipated by the field.  Article

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