School-based health facility opens at Morris High School

New school-based health clinics are set to serve more 80,000 students in New York City. At Morris High School, a state-of-the-art health facility offers medical,

Morris High School’s clinic is one of 20 new school-based health centers that will come to city schools over the next three years as part of the Department of Education’s $30 million capital investment plan.

Morris High School’s clinic is one of 20 new school-based health centers that will come to city schools over the next three years as part of the Department of Education’s $30 million capital investment plan. (10/21/13)

MORRISANIA - New school-based health clinics are set to serve thousands of students in the Bronx. 

At Morris High School, a state-of-the-art health facility offers medical, dental and mental health services will serve 1,600 students in what used to be a classroom.

The clinic is a partnership with Montefiore Medical Center. It will be staffed by a Montefiore physician, a nurse, a social worker, a part-time dentist and a community organizer.

The health center will bill students’ insurance companies for services, and pick up the tab for uninsured students.

Morris High School’s clinic is one of 20 new school-based health centers that will come to city schools over the next three years as part of the Department of Education’s $30 million capital investment plan.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out, 1 Word on the Street: Worst Highway in NYC
The wake service for an FDNY EMT killed 2 Wake held for EMT killed while on the job in Soundview
The city unites to remember an EMT who 3 Family, friends to say final goodbye to fallen FDNY EMT
Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26 4 Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26
The incident happened on March 15, inside the 5 VIDEO: Deli Plus Grocery shooting exclusive video

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE