Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SBHCs are primarily seeing students by appointment. Many SBHCs also offer telemedicine to provide needed services virtually. Please contact the SBHC in your school for information about appointments and telemedicine, as well as in-person services during the pandemic.
Students can get easy access to health care at their school. Services include:
- Physical examinations
- Medical care for chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes
- Screening and treatment for occasional illnesses such as headaches and sore throats
- Mental health services or referrals for mental health services as needed
Students can can get services at no cost, regardless of insurance or immigration status.
Other Health Programs
NYC Health + Hospitals
Comprehensive health care for all NYC residents, regardless of ability to pay or immigration status.
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Free and private talk, text, or chat mental health services available at any time for you or someone you care about.
Medicaid for Pregnant Women
NYS Department of Health
Comprehensive medical and prenatal care services through Medicaid.
Updated October 23, 2020