In collaboration with Northwest School District, COMTREA Health has a location on the campus of the Valley Middle School where students can receive dental care, primary care and mental health services.
The school-based health center promotes healthy living by:
- Being accessible and affordable for students and families.
- Increasing health education.
- Providing convenience for parents and care-givers.
Services are available to students and their families Monday-Friday from 7:30am-6:00pm, and available to the community Monday-Friday from 2:30pm-6:00pm. COMTREA accepts most insurance plans; Medicaid, Medicare and self-pay. An income -based sliding fee scale is offered to reduce costs for eligible applicants. Additionally, COMTREA offers assistance in navigating Medicaid applications.
Student transportation between the Northwest district schools and COMTREA Health Center (Valley Middle School location) is available during school hours by a district staffed liaison. Written consent is required for services and transportation. (See transportation form above.)
In addition to services at the Valley Middle School location, the COMTREA Tooth Titans mobile program periodically visits the district school campuses to provide on-site dental services, which increases accessibility and serves more students.
Tooth Titans mobile program offers two options for families:
Dental screening including fluoride treatment/sealants and dental education
Dental Exam includes the above, plus, comprehensive exam by dentist and x-rays, teeth cleaning - Insurance billed.
COMTREA is a Federally Qualified Health Center and a Certified Community Behavioral Health Organization with 20 locations across Jefferson County. If you don't have insurance, a sliding fee scale is available, contact the Comtrea Central scheduling for assistance. 877-266-8732
For more information, contact the Comtrea office at 636-321-0150 or speak with your school nurse.