Thursday, April 24, 2014

MetroHealth Launches Second School-based Health Center mobile clinic at Lincoln West High School

Congratulations to MetroHealth, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Lincoln West High School and all of the partners that worked so hard to open the second school based clinic!  The ribbon cutting ceremony was today and the current once a week clinic (on Thursdays) is at full capacity serving Lincoln West High School students.  A second clinic day is expected to be added. See the press release below.

Thanks to all the partners:
  • MetroHealth
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD)
  • Lincoln West High School
  • City of Cleveland Department of Health
  • George Gund Foundation
  • Third Federal Foundation
  • Eaton Charitable Fund
  • Tim & Carol King
  • CVS Charitable Trust
  • The Nathan & Fannye Shafran Foundation
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio Charitable Foundation
Today's ribbon cutting ceremony at Lincoln West High School: L-R  Dr. Irene Javier, Principal Lincoln-West High School;  Eric Gordon, CEO, CMSD; Marcia Egbert, Senior Program Officer- George Gund Foundation; Christine Alexander, MD& Matthew Tien, MD The MetroHealth System; Brian Cummins, Cleveland City Councilman Ward 14.

Dr. Christine Alexander, medical director of MetroHealth's first school-based clinic at Mound-STEM school in Slavic Village talks with Charlena Wallace, 6, when the clinic opened there in November. At Lincoln West High School, MetroHealth doctors will be seeing students in a mobile clinic space outside the school. (Thomas Ondrey, The Plain Dealer)

REF:  MetroHealth opens school-based clinic for teens at Lincoln West High SchoolBy Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer, April 22, 2014

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