School-Based Health Center Locations

The school-based health centers (also called child and adolescent health centers) are a mini-doctor’s office located inside elementary, middle and high schools across metro-Detroit. Each center is unique based on student population, grant requirements and school needs.

patient with doctor at school based health center

The health centers are staffed by a variety of providers including: nurse practitioners, registered nurses, medical assistants, social workers, rotation physicians and a rotating child and adolescent psychiatrist.

The health centers listed below are supported by Henry Ford Health System and the Michigan Department of Community Health – Child and Adolescent Health Center grant funding and billing reimbursement:

All our school-based clinic locations are temporarily closed due to COVID-19 precautions. The Ruth Ellis Health and Wellness Center will continue to be open, if you need care please contact this center or your care provider directly. For more information on Coronavirus and COVID-19 review our system resources.

Ruth Ellis Health and Wellness Center

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact information:
77 Victor Street
Highland Park, MI 48203
Phone: (313) 252-1950
Physician, Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Therapist on site during working hours

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If this is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

For your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if:

  • You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • In the past 14 days, you have had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell
  • If you have experienced two or more of the following symptoms in the last 3 days:
    • fever
    • chills
    • drenching sweats
    • new cough
    • shortness of breath
    • body aches
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

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