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Dr. Grinter & Staff

Once again we have started our dental services for 2014-2015. Dr. Grinter and staff were on location 9/19 at the Jr. High and Blackhawk Elementary. They will continue this week - 9/21 @ Riverview, 9/22 @ High School and 9/23 @ Clark. A big thanks to Dr. Grinter and staff for all that they do for the students of South Beloit CUSD #320!


Health Center Open House 5-5-2014

The South Beloit CUSD 320 and the University of Illinois RCOM invite you to join in the "Open House" of the newly renovated 
South Beloit School-Based Health Center-Junior High location

When:

Monday, May 5, 2014
 

Time:

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
**Ribbon Cutting is at 3:00PM**
 

Location:South Beloit Jr. High Health Center 
840 Blackhawk Blvd 
South Beloit, IL 61080
 
This event is free and open to the public 
  

State Capitol Visit 4-1-2014

School-Based Health Center staff and professionals along with students traveled to the Illinois State Capitol on April 1st. The students toured the Capitol Complex to learn more about the Illinois legislative process. They also met with local legislators to discuss the SBHC and engage in dialogue about the health care industry.


Health Center Grant

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Announces Competitive Grant Awards for Nine School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in Illinois!

In this round, Illinois tied for fifth for number of grants to a state, receiving $3.7 million.

More than $80 million in federal funding went to 197 school-based health care programs across the nation this week.  Made available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and HRSA, the funds are the third and final round of grants designed to improve access to primary, mental, and oral health care for schoolaged children. This funding secured through the ACA is the first time federal funds are directed solely to SBHCs. Grants will fund construction, renovation, and equipment needs.the third and final round of grants designed to improve access to primary, mental, and oral health care for school-aged children.  This funding secured through the ACA is the first time federal funds are directed solely to SBHCs. Grants will fund construction, renovation, and equipment needs.
 
Join me in congratulating this round's Illinois Grantees

  • Shawnee Health Services and Development Corporation
  • Erie Family Health Center, Inc.
  • TCA Health Inc.
  • Kankakee School District 111
  • Methodist Medical Center of Illinois
  • Rockford School District Number 205
  • South Beloit Community Unit School District 320
  • Lake County Health Department and Community Center
  • Woodstock Community Unit School District 200

These grants make it possible to servce so many more of Illinois' most vulnerable students and families.  We, at ICSHC, are thrilled that the awarded agencies will increase access to health care and continue providing the invaluable services that are the hallmark of the SBHC model.

While funding has been awarded for construction grants, there remains $50 million in operations funding that has yet to be allocated. We are advocating tirelessly to secure this funding.  Stay tuned for updates throughout the year.