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Program Description

  School Health Services

This program provides health services to students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). These services include: first aid and emergency care; health appraisal; medication and treatment administration; health counseling, consultation, and education; referral for medical, psychological, and behavioral problems; case management for students with acute and chronic health conditions, and pregnant and parenting teens; and hearing, vision, and lead certification screenings. Immunizations and tuberculosis screenings are administered at School Health Services Immunization Centers, primarily to international students enrolling in MCPS. Primary health care, provided by nurse practitioners and physicians, is provided to students enrolled at one of the County's School Based Health and Wellness Centers (SBHWC) or High School Wellness Centers. Head Start/Pre-K provides federally mandated health services to eligible three and four-year old children and is a collaborative effort of HHS, Office of Community Affairs, School Health Services, and MCPS.

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Program Contacts

Contact Dr. Travis Gayles of the HHS - Public Health Services at 240.777.1211 or Lindsay Lucas of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2766 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Immunizations administered to students at SHS Immunization Center and SBHWCs 117,506N/A19,00019,00019,000
School Health Services - Total number of client visits 28,803N/A9,5009,5009,500
School Health Services - Number of unduplicated clients served 33,572N/A4,0004,0004,000
Percent of enrolled MCPS students fully immunized 499.2%N/A99.0%99.0%99.0%
Percent of students that return to class and are ready to learn after a health room visit91%91%91%91%91%
1  MCPS school closures disrupted the measurement of school-based health services metrics. Measurement will resume in FY22.
2  MCPS school closures disrupted the measurement of school-based health services metrics. Measurement will resume in FY22.
3  MCPS school closures disrupted the measurement of school-based health services metrics. Measurement will resume in FY22.
4  MCPS school closures disrupted the measurement of school-based health metrics. Measurement will resume in FY22.
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Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved31974464294.82
Increase Cost: Annualization of Three Community Health Nurse II Positions3031593.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.5515995.63
FY22 Approved32829222303.45