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About SBHCs

School Based Health Centers (SBHCs) are places for students to go and receive confidential medical services in their schools. Each SBHC is staffed by a qualified medical professional and focuses on preventing illness and promoting healthy behaviors. Benefits of SBHCs include the following:

SBHCs’ services include:

No student is denied services. Insurance is billed whenever possible; however, students and families are not charged for services.

Clackamas County currently operates three SBHCs

Canby CougarsCanby High School

Started in 2008, the Canby SBHC is now staffed full-time by a Certified Nurse Practitioner.
Behavioral health services are also available during regular school hours.

Located in the Canby HS counseling office
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Phone: 503-263-7219
Resources: Factsheet (Spanish)

Oregon City PioneersOregon City High School

Staffed by a full-time Certified Nurse Practitioner in partnership with the Oregon City School District.
Behavioral Health services are also available on a regular basis.

Located in the Oregon City HS counseling wing, room 145A
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Phone: 503-785-8770
Resources: Factsheet

Sandy PioneersSandy High School

Since Sept. 2012, the Oregon Trail School Based Health Center is staffed full-time by a Nurse Practitioner during school hours.
Behavioral health services are also available during regular school hours.

Located at the new Sandy High School (East Entrance)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Phone: 503-668-3483
Resources: Factsheet (Spanish

Other SBHCs operating in Clackamas County

Milwaukie MustangsMilwaukie High School

SBHC is operated by Outside In.

Located at Milwaukie High School
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - noon
Phone: 503-353-5847

Estacada RangersEstacada High School

The Wade Creek Clinic is operated by Legacy Health Systems.

Located on the Estacada High School Campus
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. - noon (Closed Wednesdays)
Phone: 503-630-8550

Are you interested in starting a SBHC at your school?

Visit the State of Oregon's SBHC program to learn more about the SBHC model, certification requirements, and the process to open a SBHC. Data and reports are also available here.

You may also contact Clackamas County's SBHC Program Coordinator, Jamie Zentner (, for more information.

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