Healthy Kids Make Better Learners

Connecticut Association of 
School Based Health Centers

Groton


SBHC Member Community:

Groton 

Address:

75 Granite Street 
New London, CT 06320 

Phone:

(860) 437-4555 x 322 

Fax:

(860) 437-4552 

Director:

JoAnn Eaccarino 

Email:

eaccarinoj@cfapress.org  

Sponsor:

Child & Family Agency of Southeastern CT, Inc. 

Number of Sites:

School Levels:

Elementary
Middle School

Services Offered:

Medical
Behavioral
Dental
Health Education
Pregnant and parenting teen support 
HUSKY Outreach  

Specialized services:

Physical exams for school, camp, sports

Immunizations

Treatment of acute injuries and illnesses (such as colds, ear infections, sore throats, and skin problems)

Prescription and dispending of medications

Laboratory testing

Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases

Pregnancy testing

Case finding and treatment for chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes

Crisis intervention

Individual, family and group counseling

Referral & follow-up for specialty care

Health education (such as classes for children and asthma)

Classroom presentations, often with school staff (Example, anti-bullying)

Website:

SBHC website and locations

Groton
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New School Based Health Center at Fitch Middle School in Groton. From left to right: JoAnn Eaccarino, SBHC Director of Child & Family Agency; Robert Pendolphi, Principal of Fitch Middle School; Senator Andrew Maynard; and Representative Elissa Wright.