The School-Based Health Clinic is located at:
Early Learning Center
407 E 15th Street
Eldon, MO 65026
Walk-ins are welcome
To schedule an appointment:
Call: (573) 392-8056
Clinic Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Please note that the clinic is OPEN, even when school is closed with the noted exceptions below.
(Closed 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. for lunch and closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.)
Please complete the below paperwork if you are a new patient:
COMC Medical Packet
If you need a sports physical please complete the below form:
MSHSAA Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation
Meet the Staff
(Left: Jillynn Hull- COMC Nurse Practitioner; Right: Lindsay Prater- COMC LPN)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a school-based health clinic?
A school‐based health clinic works to improve the health of students, increase access to health care and decrease the time lost from school. The clinic provides an optimal setting to foster learning readiness and academic achievement while helping to meet the health care needs of children.
Who is eligible for clinic services?
All students & staff of Eldon School District.
What services can be provided at the school clinic?
- Routine physical exams, including sports physicals
- Diagnosis and treatment of illness and minor injuries
- Adolescent health
- Vision, dental, and blood pressure screenings
- Routine lab tests
- Health and nutrition education, counseling, and wellness promotion
- Medical and mental health management of chronic conditions such as asthma, ADHD, etc.
- Prescription medication when necessary for treatment of illnesses or conditions
- Oral health services ‐ screening, dental hygiene instruction, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, and referral for dental services
- Behavioral health services including screening, assessment, conflict resolution/mediation, medication management, family counseling
Is it free?
The Nurse Practitioner bills private insurance and Medicaid for eligible students. However, parents of children are not responsible for co‐pays or deductibles for school services which are covered through private funds.
Will signing up mean that we can’t use our family doctor? If we have a family doctor, do we need these services?
The clinic is not meant to replace your child’s provider. However, if you have a provider, you may still use the school services. You may find it convenient for your child to receive care if they get sick or injured at school, participate in screenings, or to receive other services. It can provide additional services to help children avoid missing school and to help you, as a parent/guardian, manage your child’s care.
Can I choose whether my child will receive services, and if so, can I select which services my child may use?
YES. The clinic will always contact you prior to any treatment your child receives to obtain your permission. Parents are always encouraged to contact the staff with questions or concerns and to be present during their child’s healthcare visit.
Will my child’s medical information be kept confidential?
YES. Your child’s health information will be treated with strict confidentiality. By signing the consent form you may give the health clinic staff and school nurses permission to communicate and share medical information regarding your child’s medical condition on a needed bases with the understanding that this information will continue to be treated in a confidential manner. Otherwise, it is your responsibility to notify the school of any medication, allergies or medical problems that may affect your child during school.