Doctors visits can be time consuming for students, taking them away from the classroom for hours sitting in traffic and waiting rooms. But at some Howard County public schools, a pediatrician is just a click away. At the county’s 11 school-based wellness centers, students can receive onsite physicals and screenings and, at eight of the locations, connect with a local provider remotely via a telemedicine appointment.
‘A true medical home’: Howard County expands school-based wellness centers to reach underserved and uninsured students
November 17, 2022