In January 2016 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education joined forces to create a toolkit with resources and practical steps to help better connect health and education services. The toolkit is available for download here.
Read the joint letter from Secretary Burwell and Secretary King.
We’re excited to see these agencies recognize the importance of linking health and education, something the school-based health care field has long understood. On January 29, we sent a letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and John King, Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, to commend them for their efforts. Read the full letter below: