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Connecticut Association of 
School Based Health Centers

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The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends the
implementation and maintenance of school-based health centers
(SBHCs) in low-income communities to improve educational and
health outcomes.
Facts about Health

2018 Report of the School Based Health Center Advisory Committee
The latest report of the School Based Health Center Advisory Committee makes recommendations on minimum standards for SBHCs and expanded school health sites, and statutory and regulatory changes to improve health care access.  Read the full report.

CDC Fact Sheet on E-Cigarettes
CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health created a new four-page fact sheet, formatted as an infographic, about USB-shaped e-cigarettes and youth. It provides public health messaging about the risks of the products and actions that parents, educators, and health care providers can take to protect kids.

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The Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers is an advocacy and networking organization committed to increasing access to quality health care for all children and adolescents in Connecticut schools.

Connecticut’s school based health centers have been delivering comprehensive health care to students in schools for 30 years -- where they spend 25% of their day.  Today, there are more than 96 school based health centers in the state, and the number keeps growing each year.  The centers have become part of the essential system of care for children and adolescents, providing physical, mental health, and oral health services to over 44,000 students annually in 26 communities.
Check Out CASBHC's 2018 Conference Recap! 
On May 4th, 2018 the Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers held its Annual Statewide Conference, SBHCS: A Force For Change!

ADVOCACY 2017

An investment in CASBHC, is an investment in the health of a child and the future of Connecticut.