NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
60 Haven Avenue, B3
New York, NY 10032
TEL 646 317 1177
EMAIL: SBHC@nyp.org
It’s fast and easy for your child to receive health care services through the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital School-Based Health Center!
Dear Parent or Guardian:

We are happy to inform you that the George Washington Educational Campus (549 Audubon Ave)’ School-Based Health Center (SBHC) is open and ready to serve your child! The SBHC is run by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and has licensed professionals consisting of medical, mental health and health education providers.

At the School-Based Health Center, your child can receive the services listed below at no cost to you, regardless of insurance status. The SBHC is allowed to bill insurance, however there are no co-pays for you, and you do not receive a bill. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is offering more services via Telehealth. Your child can access most SBHC services from home through video visits using a smartphone or tablet! In order to access virtual care, students will need to sign up for a Connect patient portal account and download the MyChart and Zoom apps. As always, the SBHC staff are available to help.

School-Based Health Center Services include:

  • Complete physical examinations
  • Medications and prescriptions
  • Medical laboratory tests; Immunizations
  • Medical care, including treatment for acute and chronic conditions
  • Age appropriate reproductive health care
  • Health Education and Counseling
  • Mental Health Counseling and services
  • Screening for vision, hearing, asthma, obesity, and other medical conditions;
  • Access to care 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Please know that your child can use the School-Based Health Center and see your other doctors as well. Signing this consent does not change your insurance, does not change your private doctor, and does not affect the number of times your child can see their primary doctor

To register your child for the services of our School-Based Health Center, please read and complete the SBHC enrollment form, which includes the following:
  • Parental Consent Form
  • Health History Form
  • Insurance Referral Form (Only if you currently have NO insurance)
These forms can all be completed from this portal. The Notice of Privacy Practices can be found here

The School-Based Health Center is located in room 118 of your child’s school and is open every school day between the hours of 8am – 4:30pm. To ensure the safety of students and staff, in-person services are offered by appointment only.
We look forward to meeting you and providing health services to your child. Feel free call us at (646)-317-0500 for more information.

Sincerely,

Josie Dominguez
Program Manager
Center for Community Health & Education
Ambulatory Care Network
NewYork-Presbyterian
Juan Villar
Principal, Media and Communications

Timothy Sigerson
Principal I.A., The College Academy
Javier Trejo
Principal, Health Careers and Sciences

Paula Lev
Principal, Law and Public Service