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Rainier Beach Teen Health Center

Rainier Beach High School Teen Health Center is located next to the counseling office. The THC provides students with physical and mental health services. We offer phone, telehealth, and in person visits.

Due to COVID-19, in-person visits will be limited and need to be scheduled in advance by calling the Teen Health Center at 206-296-4639.

The following safety measures have been implemented:

  • Prescreening for Covid-19 symptoms or exposures
  • Limiting number of students in the clinic to allow for social distancing
  • Masking and good hand hygiene
  • Access to the school building is limited and extra cleaning protocols are in place

The Rainier Beach Teen Health Center is committed to helping adolescents achieve wellness and success in all aspects of life. We work in active partnership with teens, their families, the school and our community. The health center, which is located in the school, is open during the school year to provide health care and mental health counseling. The health center is available to all RBHS students.

The Teen Health Center is a collaboration among Rainier Beach High School, Public Health Seattle-King County, and Kaiser Permanente. This program is sponsored, in part, by the Families and Education Levy passed by the voters of Seattle. We have a full time Nurse Practitioner and a Mental Health counselor providing all the services. The staff is trained to understand and treat the special health care needs of teens.

Primary Care

  • Sports Physicals
  • Vaccines
  • Dental Care
  • Checkups/Physical Exams
  • Infections
  • Family Planning
  • STD screening and treatment

Health Education

  • Healthy Eating
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity & Fitness
  • Personal Appearance
  • Preventing Illness
  • Birth Control Options (safer sex)
  • Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (LGBTQ+ health)

Mental Health Counseling

  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Loss of Loved One
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Family Conflict
  • Peer Pressure
  • Healthy Habits

Who can be seen at the Center?

At Rainier Beach Teen Health Center, students may be seen by appointment with consent from their parents, during school hours or after school. Teens of any age may be seen for confidential family-planning services [Reproductive Privacy Act (RCW 99.02)]. Mental-health services are available without parent consent for teens age 13 and over. Consent forms are available at the Teen Health Center.

Referrals to community resources are also available.