P.S. 8 Isaac Varian, in partnership with the Montefiore School Health Program, has a comprehensive health center that is different from the school nurse’s office. The health center provides students with emergency care and first aid for minor injuries; physical exams for school, sports or working papers, confidential counseling & stress reduction, immunizations, asthma care, nutritional counseling, and more. To enroll your child in the health center, please complete the enclosed forms and provide the following:
- Parental/Guardian Consent Form
- Basic Health History Form. All information is kept confidential
- Insurance Form. Please include copy of your child’s insurance card(s) – front and back
- Include a copy of your child’s immunization record
Please scroll down to find the registration forms.
Health Center’ s FAQs
What are our hours?
We are open school days: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Closed daily for a half-hour lunch. Please speak with a health center staff member for our assigned lunch time.
Who is on the staff?
Medical Provider(s), Mental Health Provider(s), Licensed Practical Nurse, Community Health Organizer and a Senior Clerk. Preventative and restorative dental services are currently available at certain High School Campus locations; preventative dental services are currently available at certain Elementary School Campus location.
Does my child need to be insured?
No, we provide services to your child regardless of their insurance coverage. We bill insurance carriers whenever possible to help cover program costs but we do not charge co-pays. Insurance coverage assists in facilitating referrals to sub-specialists and for diagnostic testing.
Am I responsible for co-pays?
No, we bill insurance carriers whenever possible to help cover our program costs but we do not charge co-pays. Insurance is also important to facilitate any referrals to sub-specialists and for diagnostic testing.
Does my child need to be a US citizen?
No, your child does not need to be a US citizen. We do not collect information on citizenship status.
Does my child need to change their regular health care provider?
No, you child may keep their doctor. We work with and communicate with your child’s health care providers, specialists or mental health providers whether they are Montefiore or non-Montefiore providers.
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