For stakeholders like Robert Boyd, the economic fallout for hospitals from the COVID-19 pandemic is causing him to brace for the possibility that providers who sponsor school-based health centers may look at reducing their investments in such programs as a means of cutting costs. “In the short term are we going to lose some school-based health centers, probably,” said Boyd, who serves as president of the not-for-profit advocacy and consulting organization, School-Based Health Alliance. “That’s just an economic reality.”But many healthcare providers say they remain committed to sponsoring school-based health clinics in spite of the economic downturn. (Johnson, 9/11)

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September 11, 2020