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AHS health center makes progress

Health Department, school district plan meeting to discuss ideas Jan. 30

Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013 11:24 am

Where do you think a school-based clinic would be best placed? What services should it provide to students? Should mental health be a component of its operation?

The Clatsop County Public Health Department, using a $60,000 grant it secured in August from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), is planning a School-Based Health Center. The project is in partnership with Astoria School District and designed to improve students’ access to basic medical – and possibly mental health – services closer to the classroom.

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