Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

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Minneapolis School Based Clinics Program

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Services Available


Physicals, immunizations, treatment of minor illness and injury, pregnancy tests, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment, family planning exams, and prescriptions.

Mental Health

Prevention, early intervention, treatment and referrals.

Typical issues include: depression, anxiety, stress, family and relationship issues, academic issues, and planning for the future.

Students self-refer or are referred by staff, parents, or administrators.

Assessment includes: psychosocial screening given to all new clients and a formal diagnostic assessment for all clients participating in ongoing therapy services.

Social Work

Support and referrals to community agencies and resources.


Counseling for sports nutrition, special diets for weight gain/loss, vegetarian diets, and other special dietary needs.

Health Education

Both individual and classroom presentations on a variety of health issues.


Routine blood and urine tests, throat cultures, diabetes tests, STD and pregnancy tests.

Prescriptions are available

Specific Services

Health Assessment and Physical Exams

  • Routine physicals and health screening
  • Sports and employment physicals
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Minor Illness and Injury
  • Flu and colds
  • Infections
  • Earaches
  • Sore throats
  • Sprains and cuts
  • Rashes

Reproductive Health

  • Abstinence counseling
  • Contraceptive counseling
  • Prescriptions and medical referrals - for condoms, birth control pills and Depo-Provera injections, Orthoevra patches
  • Examinations
  • Menstrual problems
  • Sexually transmitted infections - education, diagnosis, treatment
  • Cancer screening and education (i.e., pap smears)
  • Pregnancy services - pregnancy tests, referrals for prenatal care

Laboratory Services/Screening

  • Pap smears
  • Routine blood tests
  • Urine tests
  • Throat cultures

Nutrition Counseling

  • Weight management
  • Sports nutrition
  • High blood pressure, anemia, high cholesterol
  • Eating disorders

Social Work and Mental Health Counseling

  • Counseling for depression, anxiety, personal conflicts, stress, school, personal/family relationship issues, and more.
  • Suicide prevention and counseling for depression
  • Alcohol and chemical abuse problems
  • Help with shelter, food, clothing and medical insurance needs
  • Long-term counseling referrals for students needing medication, family involvement in counseling, sexual abuse counseling, eating disorder treatment or for other severe needs

Wellness Promotion

  • Immunizations - Mumps, Measles, Rubella (MMR); Polio (IPV); Tetanus and diphtheria (TD); Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap); Hepatitis B, Meningitis (Menactra), and HPV (Gardasil)
  • Smoking prevention and stop-smoking counseling
  • STI prevention education
  • Safety promotion - seatbelts and helmets
  • Classroom presentations on topics of interest to students/teachers

Minneapolis School Based Clinics is a program of the Minneapolis Health Department




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For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the Minneapolis Health Department at 612-673-2301 or health@minneapolismn.gov. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.
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Last updated May 13, 2016