• Waynesville R-VI School-Based Health Clinics:

    To schedule an appointment for a student or staff member at either clinic:

    Call:  (573) 842-2164

            Walk-ins are welcome!


      The School-Based Health Clinics are located at: 

               East Elementary1501 State Road F Waynesville, MO 65583

                     Phone: (573) 842-2164 - the number is the same for both clinics

              Waynesville High School:  200 G.W. Lane Street, Waynesville, MO 65583

                                                        Phone:  (573) 842-2164 - the number is the same for both clinics

    **Patients will need to enter East Elementary at Exit G, which is located past the FEMA shelter in the back of the building. Patients and parents meeting their children at the clinic should park on the large parking lot and then will need to press the buzzer and provide identification, just as if they do when entering the front of the building. 

    *** Patients will need to enter Waynesville High School through the Ninth Grade Center entrance, which is located near Tiger Stadium. 



    Clinic Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. 

    Please note that the clinic is OPEN, even when school is closed with the noted exceptions below. 
    (Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch and closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day,  Thanksgiving and Christmas.)


    Permission to treat - Registration Packet 

    Please complete the COMC Medical Packet if you have not already done so for the current school year or are a new patient. 


    Frequently Asked Questions


    1. What is a school-based health clinic?

    A school‐based health clinic works to improve the health of students, increase access to health care and decrease the time lost from school. The clinic provides an optimal setting to foster learning readiness and academic achievement while helping to meet the health care needs of children.

    2. Who is eligible for clinic services?

    All students & staff of Waynesville R-VI School District.

    3.  What services can be provided at the school clinic?

    • Routine physical exams, including sports physicals
    • Diagnosis and treatment of illness and minor injuries
    • Adolescent health
    • Vision, dental, and blood pressure screenings
    • Routine lab tests
    • Immunizations
    • Health and nutrition education, counseling, and wellness promotion
    • Medical and mental health management of chronic conditions such as asthma, ADHD, etc.
    • Prescription medication when necessary for treatment of illnesses or conditions
    • Oral health services ‐ screening, dental hygiene instruction, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, and referral for dental services
    • Behavioral health services including screening, assessment, conflict resolution/mediation, medication management, family counseling

     

    4. Is it free?

    Students on Medicaid or any managed care plans (UHC Medicaid, Missouri Care, Home State Health) will have a $0 copay and will not have a balance to be billed. Students may also use private insurance or self-pay. The school-based clinic will work with or refer those who are self-pay to the community health worker to determine eligibility for the Sliding Fee Discount Program or for Medicaid or refer students to the HealthCare.gov website for marketplace insurance. No student will be turned away from services due to the inability to pay.

     

    The Nurse Practitioner bills private insurance and Medicaid for eligible students.

    5. Will signing up mean that we can't use our family doctor? If we have a family doctor, do we need these services?

    The clinic is not meant to replace your child's provider. However, if you have a provider, you may still use the school services. You may find it convenient for your child to receive care if they get sick or injured at school, participate in screenings, or to receive other services. It can provide additional services to help children avoid missing school and to help you, as a parent/guardian, manage your child's care.

    6. Can I choose whether my child will receive services, and if so, can I select which services my child may use?

    YES. The clinic will always contact you prior to any treatment your child receives to obtain your permission. Parents are always encouraged to contact the staff with questions or concerns and to be present during their child's healthcare visit.

    7. Will my child's medical information be kept confidential?

    YES. Your child's health information will be treated with strict confidentiality. By signing the consent form you may give the health clinic staff and school nurses permission to communicate and share medical information regarding your child's medical condition on a needed bases with the understanding that this information will continue to be treated in a confidential manner. Otherwise, it is your responsibility to notify the school of any medication, allergies or medical problems that may affect your child during school.