SBHCs Respond to COVID-19
While all schools in Colorado have closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, School-Based Health Centers have adapted and have services available. See this recent CASBHC press release for more information.
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CASBHC Speaks Out Against Police Brutality & Racism
In light of current events, CASBHC publicized this statement from board and staff on recent events in the country and what this means for our personal and organizational commitments to being anti-racist.
SBHCs Remain Committed to Serving Children in the Wake of COVID-19
CASBHC shared this press release to ensure that families know how to access health care regardless of insurance and ability to pay.
Dynamic, Yet Successful Legislative Session in 2020
CASBHC is proud to say that majority of the bills we supported and benefit our communities became law. We also were able to preserve state funding for SBHCs to continue to serve communities being affected by COVID-19, both directly and indirectly. See more in our summary.
Expanded Access to Mental Health Services
House Bill 20-1411 was signed into law on June 22, 2020. This directs federal COVID-19 (CARES) funding to SBHCs, among other entities, to meet communities' needs for mental health and substance use supports.
CASBHC Establishes Endowment
The CASBHC board of directors is pleased to announce the establishment of an endowment with Community First Foundation, which provided an additional $50,000 incentive grant in December. The new CASBHC Endowment Fund will help ensure that CASBHC work continues until "health and academic outcomes for kids are no longer predicted by circumstance."
Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet with members of the CASBHC team.
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