A school-based health center is provided by Carthage Area Hospital at Carthage Central High School for High School and Middle School students.
CAH Frequently Asked Questions
What is a school-based health center?
It is a unique health care model in which comprehensive physical, mental and preventative health services are provided to school-aged youth in the school setting.
How much does it cost?
Nothing! There are NO co-pays. The clinic accepts the amount paid by insurance.
What types of services are offered?
Age appropriate well-child exams
Diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and injury
Management and monitoring of chronic health conditions
Mental health referrals
How do I enroll my child?
Call Carthage School-Based Health Center at 315-493-5070. You may also download, complete and mail in the enrollment forms available below.
When is the clinic open?
During normal school hours---Monday through Friday.
7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
What if my child needs care at times the school-based clinic is not open?
You may take your child to the Evans Mills Family Health Center (315-629-1304) during its hours of operation or the Carthage Area Hospital Emergency Department if the Evans Mills Clinic is closed. (Please do not take your child to the ER for non-emergencies, if the Evans Mills Clinic is open.)
Please note that while there is no charge for services obtained at the school-based health center, typical copays/fees apply for visits to the Evans Mills Clinic and the Emergency Room.