Community Health Resources

Spartan Wellness Tips
 
Community Health Links
 

Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD):  Infectious disease, lead testing and immunization information. http://www.achd.net/clinics.html


CDC: BMI Information https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/index.html


Dental Care: http://www.achd.net/dental/pubs/pdf/100-DS-0816-DentalChildren.pdf


University of Pittsburgh Dental Clinic: http://www.dental.pitt.edu/patient-dental-care


Pitt Summer Dental Clinic: http://www.dental.pitt.edu/sites/default/files/2017%20Summer%20Screening%20Flyer.pdf


Health Insurance: If you do not have health insurance for your child, the Pennsylvania Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP) offers free or low cost health insurance. Please go to http://www.chipcoverspakids.com/Pages/default.aspx  or call 1-800-986-KIDS (5437) to see if you qualify.


CHIP Insurance for Dental Services:  http://www.dental.pitt.edu/childrens-dental-insurance


Mental Health Services: Allegheny County Human Services: http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/human-services/index.aspx


Poison Control Center: http://www.upmc.com/Services/poison-center/Pages/default.aspx


The Caring Place: The Highmark Caring Place offers a safe place where grieving children and families can come together and receive free services. https://www.highmarkcaringplace.com/cp2/aboutus/index.shtml


Vision Care: If you have received a vision screening referral from the school and have a financial need or do not have insurance, please contact the school nurse for a voucher for a free exam and free eyeglasses, if needed. The Let’s Go See vision outreach program is made available through a partnership with Allegheny County School Health Insurance Consortium (ACSHIC), Davis Vision and Visionworks.  https://www.letsgosee.net/