School - Based Health | Westside Academy at Blodgett

Contact Info
 (315) 435-6431
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Monday - Friday)

Your child can be treated during the school day at no out-of-pocket cost to you!Enroll today using the enrollment packet above, by stopping in to the School-Based Health Center, or by visiting your school's main office.

Syracuse Community Health Center, Inc. and the Syracuse City School District offer medical, dental and mental health services at Westside Academy at Blodgett through the School-Based Health Center Program. A full range of primary health care services are available and are provided free of charge whether or not your child has health coverage. A healthy child is key to learning and growing!
  • Complete physical check-ups (mandated, sports, working papers)
  • First aid and assessment of acute illness, prescriptions
  • Lab tests to detect illness or infection
  • Hearing, vision, scoliosis and blood pressure screening
  • Immunizations and allergy injections (by order of an allergist)
  • Care for skin problems
  • Health education, nutrition and weight counseling

  • Dental screening
  • Cleanings and fluoride treatments
  • Sealants
  • X-rays
  • Education and counseling

Mental Health:
  • Counseling for school and personal problems
  • Counseling services for teens include: counseling regarding alcohol and drug abuse, puberty, peer pressure, communication and responsible decision making, pregnancy prevention (including abstinence and contraception) when necessary or at the request of a parent or guardian
If your child is insured: Your child’s health insurance information will be required at the time of enrollment. Your insurance carrier will be billed for the service. No co-pay will be required.
If your child is not insured: We will help determine his/her eligibility for Child Health Plus. 
After-Hours Care
When the center is closed, depending on the urgency of the problem, students may wait until the next school day, call their current health care provider, or call the Syracuse Community Health Center at (315) 476-7921. Walk-In Care is available at the Syracuse Community Health Care Center main site (details below).

Monday-Friday 7 AM - 9 PM
Saturday and Sunday 9 AM - 5 PM
819 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

If there is an emergency, go to the nearest emergency room.
Please note that the student’s family will be responsible for the cost of health care services provided outside of the SBHC, such as after-hours care or referrals.
School-Based Health Center Providers
Jackie Connelly, FNP (Tuesday - Thursday)
School Nurse  
Medical Assistant
Sharon Shaw
Mental Health Counselor  
Dental Hygienist  
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