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Champions for School Health Vaccination Challenge – Time to Register!

The Champions for School Health Vaccination Challenge will build upon the relational strength of IEL’s Coalition for Community Schools with the financial support of Kaiser Permanente. Challenge participants will share weekly how they will start, share, and/or scale COVID-19 vaccination efforts for school-age children that: Increase COVID vaccine confidence Increase vaccine uptake Increase vaccine equity …

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Congress Approves Historic Funding for School-Based Health Centers

After months of negotiations and several short-term funding bills, Congress passed the Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations package (H.R. 2471) on Thursday, March 10. President Biden signed it into law on Tuesday, March 15. The bicameral, negotiated bill includes $30 million for school-based health centers within the Section 330 Health Centers program, a $25 million …

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NEW Children & Adolescents Social Determinants of Health Learning Collaboratives

Through our Youth Safety Net Project, the School-Based Health Alliance is excited to announce year two of our learning collaboratives on Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) screening and care!   SDOH Care Improvement This learning collaborative will help health centers improve and expand existing SDOH practices, while learning about sustainable business practices for SDOH screening and …

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“Healthy Relationships and Youth: How School-Based Health Providers Can Start the Conversation”

“One day, I was with a patient that I knew very well. She was an outgoing girl, doing really well. She was in a new relationship that she was excited about. I asked my normal safety screening questions, like, ‘Do you feel safe at home and in your relationships?’ She said, ‘Absolutely.’ When I started …

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No Kid Hungry Learning Network 2022 Awardees

We are excited to announce the names of the school-based health programs that will be participating in our School-Based Health Center Food Access Learning Network with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry! These school-based health centers (SBHCs) will be implementing integrated food access interventions at their centers and sharing their strategies to create a best …

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2020-21 National Survey of School-Based Health Centers: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are excited to share with you the results of the 2021 National Survey of School-Based Health Centers. Thank you to the school-based health care professionals who generously participated in this survey in addition to facing the demands of an ongoing pandemic. As we advocate for national policy and legislative action, we will use the …

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