Partnerships help Colo.'s school health clinics grow

04/4/2011 | Education News Colorado

The number of school-based health clinics is rising in Colorado partly because of a decision by officials years ago to secure funding through partnerships with private organizations. School-based clinics have been present in the state since 1978 and are helping to keep many children out of emergency rooms, says Melissa Field of the Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care. "Having the school-based health center as an option introduces kids to the idea of going to the doctor regularly, which we hope they'll carry on for the rest of their lives," she said.

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