School Based Health Center
Connecticut Institute For Communities, Inc
"Healthy Kids Make Better Learners"
Phone: (203) 270-6114

Dear Parent / Guardian,

Do you know that Newtown Middle School has a School Based Health Center (SBHC) that can provide medical and behavioral health services to your child during school hours?

  • Convenient for working Parents!  No need to miss work to take your child to an outside provider.  We communicate with you and  your doctor if necessary.
  • We help to reduce school absenteeism by diagnosing and treating illnesses early.
  • No out-of-pocket costs.  Insurance may be billed; however, parents are never responsible for co-pays or deductibles.  Uninsured students will be seen for free.
Services Include:
  • Treatment of ear infections, sore throat, allergies, stomachaches, rashes, sprained ankles, etc.
  • Prescriptions sent to your pharmacy
  • Asthma treatment, inhaler refills
  • Lab testing including strep, flu, etc.
  • Vaccines
  • Anxiety, depression, other mental health concerns, etc.
  • History of or current bullying
  • Peer relationships
  • Behavior problems
  • Poor academic performance
  • Exposure to trauma / loss
  • History of or current self harm and suicidal ideation
To take advantage of these FREE services, please complete, sign and date the two-sided Permission/Medical History Form and return it to the NMS School Based Health Center.  Note:  Services are provided to 7th and 8th grade students.  Please complete the REVISED-2-page Permission Form, even if you filled one out last year.

Please call us at the above phone number with any questions.

The SBHC Team - Nancy Kettner, Medical Admin - Ariel Belek, APRN, FNP - Jennifer Sawyer, LCSW
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Inspiring Each Student to Excel

3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT 06470
Phone: (203) 426-7600