Thank You Elks!

Thank you Elks for grant to SBHC

Barbara Artimez, Laureen Murray, and Kathee Mahar (left to right)

Elks Present $2,500 Grant

The Cripple Creek-Victor Mountain Health Center, School Based Health Center, and Cripple Creek School District would like to thank the Cripple Creek Elk’s Lodge BPOE #316 and the Elk’s National Foundation for a $2,500 grant that they have awarded to support our students. The Elk’s have generously been writing grants to support the health needs of our students for the past six years. This year the Elk’s partnered with: Linda Hewett, Nurse Practitioner in the School Based Health Center, (who provided the recipe for hummus), LeGree’s Venture Foods (who generously provided ingredients), local Elks’-Barbara Artimez and Kathee Mahar (who generously gave of her time and provided materials), and gave samples of homemade hummus to student’s, Laureen Murray, RN, School Nurse assisted with making hummus, and fun was had by all. This was very well received by the students, and many of them were excited to be trying a new and healthy food. This grant funding is used for medications (i.e. antibiotics, asthma inhalers, eye medications, etc.), dental needs for children, and x-rays, to name a few.   Thank you Cripple Creek Elk’s Lodge BPOE #316 and the Elk’s National Foundation for helping our students stay healthy and in school, as well as your commitment to support children and this community.

The partnership with Penrose Physician’s Health Group and the Cripple Creek-Victor Mountain Health Center, that is located within Cresson Elementary School, is running seamlessly, as they are now seeing both School Based Health Center students, as well as the entire community. Our hours of operation are Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm with the provider, Linda Hewett, Nurse Practitioner. There are additional laboratory hours from 7:30 am to 9:00 am, where clients can make an appointment, or come in on a walk-in basis.   Please call (719) 776-4310, to schedule an appointment today. Continuation of many other services are still being provided. Teller County Public Health is providing both immunizations and Confidential/Reproductive Health Services to our students and the community. Please call them directly at (719) 687-6416 to schedule an appointment. Counseling services are available through Doug Randolph with Therapyworks and Jessica Hampton with AspenPointe Behavioral Health who both provide individual, family, and group counseling for our students on-site.

 

Laureen Murray, RN, BSN
Cripple Creek-Victor Mountain Health Center Coordinator
Cripple Creek-Victor District School Nurse
Cripple Creek-Victor District Behavioral Health Coordinator

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Elks presenting check for health center

Laureen Murray, RN, BSN accepting check from Kathee Mahar, Cripple Creek Elks BPOE #316

Health Center Receives Grant From Elks

The Cripple Creek-Victor Mountain Health Center and School District are very grateful for the amazing support that the Cripple Creek Elk’s Lodge BPOE #316 and The Elk’s National Foundation have given to our students with grants that they have written. The Elk’s presented another grant in December 2015 for $2,500 to support health needs of all children in the Cripple Creek-Victor Mountain Health Center, School Based Health Center (SBHC). This is the fourth year that the Elk’s have assisted with the wellbeing of many students. This grant funding is used for medications (i.e. antibiotics, asthma inhalers, eye medications, etc.), dental needs for children, and x-rays, to name a few. We are extremely privileged to live in a community that supports our children in such incredible ways! Thank you Cripple Creek Elk’s Lodge BPOE #316 and The Elk’s National Foundation for helping our students stay healthy and in school.

There are some new services, as well as some continuation of services, being provided in the Cripple Creek-Victor Mountain Health Center, as Peak Vista Community Health Centers is no longer providing physical health care at our site. Teller County Public Health is providing both immunizations and Confidential Health Services to our students. Please call them at (719) 687-6416 to schedule an appointment. Community Partnerships is providing enrollment services for Medicaid and CHP+, assistance with Energy Outreach Colorado and LEAP Applications. You may contact Chandra at for an appointment at 719.686.0705 or chandra@cpteller.org, and she is on-site on Wednesday’s. Continuing services are with Doug Randolph and Therapyworks and AspenPointe Behavioral Health. Both organizations provide individual, family and group counseling for our students on-site.

Laureen Murray, RN, BSN
Cripple Creek-Victor Mountain Health Center Coordinator
Cripple Creek-Victor Contract School Nurse
Cripple Creek-Victor District Behavioral Health Coordinator
(719) 286-1100 x 397