School Based Wellness Centers (SBWC's)



Comprehensive health and social services are offered in a student-friendly, readily accessible school health center in four of the county’s public high schools: 

  • Bladensburg High School
  • Fairmont Heights High School
  • Northwestern High School
  • Oxon Hill High School

The goal is to make students available for learning by promoting health, preventing disease, and reducing behavioral risks. The Wellness Centers provide care to youth currently enrolled in each school that minimizes the physical and emotional conditions that become barriers to optimal school performance. Student health services include: 

  • Physical examinations
  • Lab testing
  • Mental health counseling
  • Treatment of common illnesses
  • Gynecological care
  • On-site screening/treatment of sexually
  • Dental care transmitted infections
  • Immunizations
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