School Based Health Centers

School-based clinics are located in Howard Count Public School System elementary and middle schools. They are made possible through a partnership between the Howard County Health Department and Howard County Public School System. The goal of the program is to keep kids in school, healthy and ready to learn.

School Based Health Centers

Traditional School Based Wellness Centers

  • Bollman Bridge Elementary School
  • Patuxent Valley Middle School

Telemedicine School Based Wellness Centers

  • Bryant Woods Elementary School
  • Ducketts Lane Elementary School
  • Stevens Forest Elementary School
  • Running Brook Elementary School
  • Talbot Springs Elementary School
  • Phelps Luck Elementary School

Services Provided

Traditional School Based Wellness Centers

  • Sick care
  • Treatment of injuries
  • Health education, physicals and immunizations for children without a health care provider
  • Co-management of chronic health problems such as asthma and obesity with you and your child’s regular health provider.

Telemedicine School Based Wellness Centers
Sick care for Problems involving the lungs, eyes, ears, nose, mouth and exposed skin

Eligibility

  • Children must be enrolled in the schools that have SBHCs to receive services.

Cost

  • The child’s health insurance company, including Medical Assistance, is billed for the health services provided in the centers. Parents are responsible for any required co-payments. 
  • If the child does not have health insurance, a sliding scale fee based on family size and income is determined. No child is ever denied services due to the inability to pay or an outstanding bill. 

Enrollment 
The forms below are for new students or if you’ve had any change to your address, phone, or insurance.  You may also pick up forms from school nurse office or school’s website.

Enrollment forms: 

  • English 
  • Spanish 
  • Chin

Parent flyer: 

  • English 
  • Spanish 
  • Chin