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 School-Based Health Center

A school-based health center is provided by Carthage Area Hospital at CarthageCentral High School for High School and Middle School students.

What is a school-based health center?

It is a unique health care model in which comprehensive physical, mental and preventative health services are provided to school-aged youth in the school setting.

How much does it cost?

Nothing!  There are NO co-pays.  The clinic accepts the amount paid by insurance.

What types of services are offered?

  • age appropriate well-child exams
  • diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and injury
  • management and monitoring of chronic health conditions
  • lab testing
  • immunizations
  • mental health referrals
  • nutritional services
  • allergy injections
  • sports physicals
  • PPD testing

How do I enroll my child?

Call Carthage School-Based Health Center at 315-493-5080.  You may also download, complete and mail in the enrollment forms available below.

When is the clinic open?

During normal school hours---Monday through Friday.

7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

What if my child needs care at times the school-based clinic is not open?

You may take your child to the Evans Mills Family Health Center (315-629-1304) during its hours of operation or the Carthage Area Hospital Emergency Department if the Evans Mills Clinic is closed.  (Please do not take your child to the ER for non-emergencies, if the Evans Mills Clinic is open.)

Please note that while there is no charge for services obtained at the school-based health center, typical copays/fees apply for visits to the Evans Mills Clinic and the Emergency Room.

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Carthage Middle School Health Based Clinic