The Gwinn Teen Clinic provides a place for students to access health care within the Gwinn high school building. A physician assistant, under the supervision of a physician, provides clinic services to students Monday through Friday. Services include primary care for acute illnesses and injuries, well child checks, immunizations, risk reduction counseling, and mental health therapy.

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Hours of operation:

Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Clinic mission:

The GTC services are aimed at achieving he best possible physical, intellectual, and emotional health of adolescents by providing services that are high quality and accessible to youth. School based health centers help students achieve academic success by keeping students health, learning, and in school.

What can the clinic do? GTC Brochure

  • Care for minor acute illnesses or injuries
  • Administer nebulizer treatment for acute asthma exacerbations
  • Coordinate care with your physician for chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, ADHD or allergies
  • Well Child Checks
  • Sports physicals
  • Perform laboratory tests
  • Refer to other community resources
  • Provide immunizations  ( Immunization consent )
  • Assistance with mental health issues
  • Smoking cessation and weight management
  • Assist family with MI Child/Medicaid/Healthy Kids application process
  • Testing and counseling
  • Provide Health Education

Will there be a charge for visits?

Charges for services are based on a sliding fee scale.  Services may be billed to health insurances.  No one will be refused services if they cannot pay.

How can students participate in the school based clinic?

Students must have the consent form signed by their parents to receive care, if they are under the age of 18. No birth control pills or devices are available through the clinic.  No abortion counseling or referrals are available.

How will the clinic staff work with your primary care providers?

With parent permission, the staff will call and consult with your current health care providers.  The staff will always encourage students to have their own primary care providers provide their care.  The staff will support a student's current health care plan and augment the plan as directed by the student's doctor.

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  Behind the Scenes:

This is a grant funded program supported by the Gwinn School system and the Marquette County Health Department.  Services provided through the clinic are determined and evaluated by the Michigan Department of Community Health, the Adolescent Advisory Committee and your School Board.  This program is supported by the Marquette County Board of Health.

 

 Gwinn High School
50 West M-35
Gwinn, MI  49841
Phone: 906-372-4002
Fax:  906-372-4012