Teen Health Center

Garfield/Nova Teen Health Center

Room: 102
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Phone: 206-860-0480
Fax: 206-860-0680

What is the Teen Health Center?

The Teen Health Center is a safe, confidential place where students from Garfield and Nova High Schools can receive medical and mental health care and learn how to live healthier lives. There is no charge for any services for students. The Teen Center can help you live a healthier life through education and counseling.

How can you get services at the Teen Health Center?

Students must be registered with the Teen Health Center before receiving services.

A parent or guardian must sign a consent form for a student, for services such as:

  • Sports Physical Exam (page 3 of this form must be completed at appointment time)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Immunizations
  • Nutrition Information
  • Academic Concerns

Here's the link to the updated 2015-16 Garfield Teen Health Center consent for comprehensive services.

Students can sign for themselves in certain cases where services are provided confidentially such as reproductive health concerns and emotional and/or mental health services. A minor consent will be need to be completed.

Staff

We are a school-based health center run by Seattle Children's Hospital and Odessa Brown Children's Clinic.

Clinic Coordinator - LaKeidra Williams
Nurse Practitioners - Amy Andersen (Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays) and
Oriana Souers-Dilley (Wednesdays and Thursdays)
Mental Health Counselor - Rosie Moore
Nutritionist - Rebecca Finkel (the second and fourth Thursdays)
Psychiatrist - Sandy Walker, MD (Friday mornings from 9 to 11 am)
Medical Director - Benjamin Danielson, MD

The Garfield Teen Health Center requests to see school records so that they can work with Garfield and Nova staff and teachers to improve student learning. By signing the FERPA forms, this gives the Teen Health Center staff permission to see school records to help facilitate care to help your student succeed in school. Please sign and return with the Teen Health Center registration form.

Students are seen by appointment only.


Immunizations

As part of the continued effort to keep Garfield and Nova students safe and healthy, we work closely with the school nurse and parents to make sure that kids are current with their vaccinations.  

Students need to have a full parental consent and a parent-signed Vaccine Informational Sheet in order to receive any vaccination.

Students can visit the Teen Health Center anytime to make an appointment, and if we’re not busy, you can get it right away.

Here are the links to other immunizations that are available from the Teen Health Center. Vaccines require a full parental consent. You can print and sign the form below for the vaccines needed or e-mail us (see link below) and we can contact you via DocuSign secure messaging to obtain your consent


Scheduling appointments

​Students can schedule appointments in person at the Teen Health Center, by calling us, or via email at GarfieldTeenHealthCenter@seattlechildrens.org.


Links

Seattle Children's Hospital, Department of Adolescent Medicine, "Teenology 101" blog: http://teenology101.seattlechildrens.org/

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