Northwood High - Access Health Louisiana

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School Demographics

  • Northwood High School Enrollment 595
  • Principal Alex Goodling
  • Grade Levels PreK-12
  • School District Rapides Parish
  • School Type Public

School Health Center

  • Months Open:

    August 14 – May 23

  • Clinic Hours:

    6:45 am – 3:15 pm Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

    Closed Sat, Sun

  • Services Offered:

    Pediatric Primary Care and Behavioral Health Services

Health Center Staff

Fluoride varnish treatments are now available with annual well visits. Take care of your teeth today!

Fall sports are underway. Schedule your sports physical with the nurse practitioner.

Northwood High School-Based Health Center is one of 17 Christus School-Based Health Centers. Christus is collaborating with Access Health Louisiana to operate and govern its school-based health center.  Access Health Louisiana ranks in the top 10% of all community health centers in the United States for quality according to the Health Resources and Services Administration. It is located in Lena off Highway 1. AHL provides both primary care and behavioral health services for this clinic.  

Nurse Practitioner Linda Paul provides primary care for students including acute care, immunizations, and sports physicals. She works along with Registered Nurse Brittany Brasher. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Lina Kayal provides behavioral health counseling at the clinic. She sees students for a variety of reasons including stress and anger management, anxiety, trauma, depression, and bullying. Therapy is offered on an individual or group basis. Students can visit Ms. Kayal by going to the health center.  Parents can also call and request that their child be seen for care. They can schedule appointments by calling Skylar Spillars at the health center’s front desk. All students must have a current consent and enrollment form on file at the health center in order to be seen by medical staff. Consent and enrollment forms are sent home at the beginning of the year; however, parents may sign their child up for services at any time during the school year.

Co-payments are waived for all students and faculty/staff enrolled at our SBHC.  Commercial insurance including Medicaid and Medicare are accepted. Students who are uninsured can also receive care with a consent and enrollment form on file with the health center. Any medications prescribed for your child may be filled through the Access Health Louisiana Pharmacy and delivered to your home. We also work with nearby Walgreens and CVS pharmacies and can have most prescriptions filled at a discounted rate.

Students needing emergency care after hours, please call 9-1-1.

Access Health Louisiana operates 41 school-based health centers in twelve parishes. To learn more about our successful program, click here.

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