Kaiser Permanente has announced that is it providing start-up grants for two new school-based health centers in Washington. One will be at John R. Rogers High School in Spokane sponsored by Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS). The other will be at Bethel Middle School in Spanaway sponsored by Community Health Care (CHC).
CHAS and CHC will create health centers that provide medical, behavioral health, and dental services on the schools’ campuses.
Both school-based health centers are expected to open to students by November 1, 2019. Kaiser Permanente’s 3-year, $1.2 million commitment will provide start-up funding for the facilities. Read more here.