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Bleckley County Board of Education

  • Project Title: South Georgia Regional Prevention Coalition
  • Grant Period: 5/1/14 – 4/30/17
  • Program Representative Interviewed: Regina Smith, Executive Director
  • Location: Cochran, GA
  • Program Overview: The South Georgia Regional Prevention Coalition implemented or expanded 17 School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in four public school systems in order to improve access to care within underserved rural communities. The regional coalition network is seeking to provide access to primary and specialty care services via telehealth at the 17 SBHCs. This approach includes integrating behavioral health and oral health as well as creating and implementing standardized protocols at the SBHC sites to ensure the provision of quality clinical services.

Models represented by this program: