SCUSD, WellSpace Health celebrate school-based clinic at Hiram Johnson

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Congresswoman Doris Matsui and Hiram Johnson High School student Lena Chao cut the ribbon to officially open Johnson’s new WellSpace Health Community Health Center on Thursday, March 12.

The Community Health Center – the first of its kind in the Sacramento City Unified School District – will serve students and the neighborhood. The space includes examination rooms for wellness checkups and dental exams to be provided by WellSpace Health staff.

The Health Center is funded through a $500,000 federal grant secured with the help of Congresswoman Matsui.

Other officials who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony included SCUSD Superintendent José L. Banda, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, Sacramento City Councilman Jay Schenirer, County Supervisor Phil Serna, SCUSD Board President Darrel Woo and SCUSD Board of Education Member Ellen Cochrane.