Health Partnerships

  • Multnomah County Educational Service District (MESD) School Health Services provides mandated health services to students at all Portland Public Schools. Services include Nursing and School Health Assistants. MESD assists in the management of school immunization requirements (ORS 333-050-0010- 0110), serves as a liaison with the Multnomah County Health Department in the control and management of communicable diseases, and provides technical assistance to the district in all areas that impact student health. To learn more about MESD's services, go to MESD School Health Services. Click here to find morel information for staff and families.

    Multnomah County Health Department partners with PPS to provide comprehensive preventative, primary and mental healthcare services for all Multnomah County school-age youth regardless of ability to pay at the Student Health Centers in the following PPS high schools: Cleveland, Franklin, Jefferson, Madison (at Marshall) and Roosevelt. Visit us at Student Health Centers for locations and information.

    Oregon Health Science University (OHSU) partners with PPS as the medical sponsor of the School Based Health Services at the Benson Wellness Center  located at Benson HS.

    Other valued partners who provide services located in many PPS schools include:


    Kaiser Behavioral Health

    Lifeworks NW

    Western Psychological