The Foundation for Community Health has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Webutuck Central School District (WCSD) for construction costs for the first full-service, school-based health center (SBHC) in our
The aim is to establish the health center for the 2020/21 school year and to make it available to all students.
The SBHC will provide primary care health services, that include physical, mental and dental, to be delivered in school with no out-of-pocket cost. All the services will be available in the school setting with minimal missed educational time and without interrupting the schedules of parents or guardians. This is important in situations where both parents/guardians work, have restricted flexibility in time away from work
and/or have transportation challenges.
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