School Based Health

Our School Based Health Centers services are available to students, their siblings, as well as faculty and staff. We have locations in four schools and linked services for neighboring schools for when care is needed during school hours. We provide medical, behavioral health, and nutrition services at our various school health centers.

Our health services include:

  • Sports Physicals
  • Testing for basic infections and diseases (i.e.: Strep throat, flu, mono, basic lab testing)
  • Checking strains, sprains and broken bones
  • Prescription writing

Our Centers are located at the following schools:

  • Apple Valley Middle School
  • North Henderson High School
  • Bruce Drysdale Elementary School
  • Hillandale Elementary School
  • Sugarloaf Elementary School
  • Edneyville Elementary School
  • Polk County Middle School
  • Fairview Elementary School
  • Smoky Mountain High School
  • IC Imagine: A Public Charter School
  • Franklin School of Innovation Charter School
  • Lake Lure Classical Academy

Students must be registered with Blue Ridge Health in order to receive care. Registration forms must be completed by a parent or guardian.

The North Carolina General Statue 90-21.5 authorizes minors to give effective consent to a North Carolina licensed medical provider for medical health services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of:

  1. Venereal diseases and other diseases reportable under G.S. 130A-135
  2. Pregnancy
  3. Abuse of controlled substances or alcohol
  4. Emotional disturbances

Medical providers are not required to notify guardians about such services unless the situation, in the opinion of the medical provider, indicates that notification is essential to the life or health of the minor.



ALERT - Coronavirus/COVID-19

Innovative Ways Blue Ridge Health Can Keep You Healthy During COVID-19

During this cautious time, Blue Ridge Health remains a trusted source for all of your healthcare needs. We encourage patients to use virtual visits that are now available to take care of your medical and behavioral health care needs.  We’re here to help keep you healthy no matter how long the pandemic lasts.

Please don’t hesitate to call 828-692-4289 option #9 or your local Blue Ridge Health office for more information. We are here to help!

Due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, patients visiting our practices should anticipate the following changes:

  • Please bring a mask or cloth face covering with you to your visit, if possible. 

  • When you arrive at the practice, look for a member of our staff to provide site-specific instructions.

  • If you do not see a staff member, call the practice and instructions will be provided.

If you suspect that you have been exposed to Coronavirus, or you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, please contact your local Blue Ridge Health office prior to visiting. They are happy to help and will provide further instructions.

Please be aware that these changes are necessary in order to serve you best.

Please follow instructions closely. We will help you as soon as we are able.

Important Information about Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) – READ MORE

ALERTA - Coronavirus/COVID-19

Maneras innovadoras de Blue Ridge Health para ayudarle a mantenerse sano durante COVID-19

Durante este tiempo de cautela, Blue Ridge Health sigue siendo un recurso confiable para todas sus necesidades de atención médica.  Nosotros animamos a los pacientes a programar consultas telefónicas o vía electrónica que ahora están disponibles para sus necesidades de atención médica y de salud conductual. Estamos aquí para mantenerle saludable, sin importar cuanto tiempo dure la pandemia.

Por favor no dude en llamarnos al 828-692-4289 opción #1 o su oficina local de Blue Ridge Health para más información. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudarle!

Con el brote de Coronavirus/ COVID-19, los pacientes visitando nuestros consultorios, deben anticipar los siguientes cambios:

  • Al llegar al consultorio, busque a un miembro de nuestro personal para recibir instrucciones específicas.

  • Si no encuentra a un miembro de nuestro personal, favor de llamar a la oficina y le darán instrucciones.

Si sospecha que ha sido expuesto al Corona virus, o si tiene fiebre, tos, o falta de respiración, favor de comunicarse con su oficina local de Blue Ridge Health antes de visitar el consultorio. Con gusto le ayudarán y darán instrucciones adicionales.

Favor de tener en cuenta que estos cambios son necesarios para poder servirle mejor.

Favor de seguir las instrucciones atentamente. Le ayudaremos lo más pronto posible.

Para información adicional y actualizaciones sobre COVID-19 puede visitar nuestra página: Información sobre el Corona virus (COVID-19).