Dear Parent or Guardian,
As schools have closed, so has our school-based health center (SBHC) on your campus. We are still able to provide telehealth appointments, either through video or phone, for your child’s medical and mental health needs. We are able to make diagnoses, form treatment plans, and send prescriptions without seeing your child face-to-face in many instances. To schedule a telehealth appointment, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your child can also be seen for a face-to-face visit at the Ryan Chelsea Clinton (RCC) community health center, which is located just around the corner from the Park West High School campus. The RCC address is 645 10th Avenue (between 45th and 46th Streets), New York, NY 10036 and they can be reached at 212-749-1820.
Outside of school, there are things you and your child can do to keep yourselves and the community safe. Whenever leaving the home, please ensure that you and your child are wearing masks to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Wash your hands often, cough and sneeze into your elbow instead of your hands, avoid touching your face, and try to keep at least 6 feet away from others. If you are feeling unwell and have only mild to moderate symptoms, stay home. Additionally, ensure that you child is up to date with their annual physical exam and required immunizations. School entry requirements can be found here:
For more information, Ryan Health recommends consulting the Centers for Disease Control (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html), the New York State Department of Health (https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home), the New York City Department of Health (https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-main.page), and the World Health Organization (https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019).
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at email@example.com, or give us a call at 212-769-7216 once schools reopen.
Thank you for the privilege of serving your children and your school community.
Your Ryan Health SBHC Staff
It’s fast and easy for your child to receive health care services through the Ryan Health School-based Health Center!
FREE! No cost to students or their families
Does not replace your Primary Care Provider
Does not affect your insurance
Telehealth and In Person Services Available for Virtual and Blended Learners
If you child is not yet registered for these free services, please download, print and complete the attached forms. If you would like a copy mailed to your home, please call the school and we will happily mail a copy home. You can either take a picture of your completed form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring it into the school.
PWHS SBHC Consent Form ENGLISH 2020-2021.pdf
PWHS SPANISH SBHC Consent Form 2020-2021.pdf