Health Service Resources
Multnomah Education 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 more information for staff and families.
Multnomah County School-Based Health Centers
Multnomah County Health Department partners with Portland Public Schools to provide high-quality primary and mental health services at Cleveland, Franklin, Jefferson, McDaniel, and Roosevelt high schools. Student Health Centers are like having a regular doctor’s office at school. We serve all K-12 Multnomah County youth ages 5 to 18 with or without insurance. There are no out-of-pocket costs for our services. We welcome all colors, all genders, all sizes, and all cultures regardless of immigration status. Students don’t need to attend the school where the center is located to receive services. Visit the Student Health Centers website or click on the following for PPS Student Health Center locations and more information:
Student Health Centers provide many services including:
- COVID-19 vaccines and testing
- Routine physical exams, including sports physicals
- Early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of illness and injury
- Vision, dental, and blood pressure screenings
- Mental health services
- Age-appropriate reproductive health
- Routine lab tests
- Prescription medications
- Health education, counseling, and wellness promotion
- Fitness and nutrition education and counseling
- Referrals for health care services not provided at the clinics
Click here for school-based health center hours & locations
(PPS locations include: Cleveland, Franklin, Jefferson, McDaniel, and Roosevelt)
Multnomah County Primary Care Clinics
In addition to Student Health Centers, Multnomah County Primary Care Clinics provide low-cost family health care at seven locations. They provide care to underserved, low-income, and uninsured residents of Multnomah County.
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. The Benson Wellness Center is a partnership between Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), MESD, and Western Psychological Association and provides students high-quality healthcare regardless of insurance status.