School clinic services

Services available to students at Minneapolis school-based clinics


Physicals, immunizations, treatment of minor illness and injury, pregnancy tests, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment, family planning exams, and prescriptions.

Mental health

Prevention, early intervention, treatment, and referrals.

Typical issues include depression, anxiety, stress, family and relationship issues, academic issues, and planning for the future.

Students self-refer or are referred by staff, parents, or administrators.

Assessment includes psychosocial screening given to all new clients and a formal diagnostic assessment for all clients participating in ongoing therapy services.


Counseling for sports nutrition, special diets for weight gain/loss, vegetarian diets, and other special dietary needs.

Health education

Both individual and classroom presentations on a variety of health issues.


  • Routine blood and urine tests, throat cultures, diabetes tests, STD, and pregnancy tests.
  • Prescriptions are available.

Specific services

Health assessment and physical exams

  • Routine physicals and health screening
  • Sports and employment physicals
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Minor Illness and Injury
  • Flu and colds
  • Infections
  • Earaches
  • Sore throats
  • Sprains and cuts
  • Rashes

Reproductive Health

  • Abstinence counseling
  • Contraceptive counseling
  • Prescriptions and medical referrals - for condoms, birth control
  • Examinations
  • Menstrual problems
  • Sexually transmitted infections - education, diagnosis, treatment
  • Pregnancy services - pregnancy tests, referrals for prenatal care

Laboratory services/screening

  • Routine blood tests
  • Urine tests
  • Throat cultures

Nutrition Counseling

  • Weight management
  • Sports nutrition
  • High blood pressure, anemia, high cholesterol
  • Eating disorders

Social work and mental health counseling

  • Counseling for a wide range of mental health issues

Wellness promotion

  • Immunizations - Mumps, Measles, Rubella (MMR); Polio (IPV); Tetanus and diphtheria (TD); Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap); Hepatitis B, Meningitis (Menactra), and HPV (Gardasil)
  • Smoking prevention and stop-smoking counseling
  • STI prevention education
  • Classroom presentations on topics of interest to students/teachers

Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415