The Wellness Center @ Shawnee

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The Academy @ Shawnee
4001 Herman St
Louisville, KY 40212
(502) 485-8688
open during school hours

We are excited to announce the opening of The Wellness Center @ Shawnee – the first School Based Health Center in JCPS schools! This brand new school clinic is the result of a partnership between The Academy @ Shawnee, JCPS and Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center.

What staff will be at The Wellness Center?

  • Erica Mahone, APRN is a nurse practitioner who will provide medical services.
  • Jamie Redden, RN will serve as the office support staff.

What services will be provided?

  • Nursing service to assess symptoms (headache, stomach ache, cuts and scrapes, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, etc.)
  • A nurse practitioner visit to treat an illness.
  • Sick visits and screenings (strep test, flu test, etc.).
  • Call in a prescription, if needed, to the pharmacy of your choice.
  • Health and wellness education and promotion.
  • Sports physicals f0r a $20.00 fee.
  • If a student or staff is already a patient at Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center, appointments for preventative / well-child exams can be made at The Wellness Center @ Shawnee.
  • If your child already has a primary care provider, The Wellness Center @ Shawnee will give you a summary of care so the you can follow up with your child’s doctor / nurse practitioner.

Will there be a charge for services?

  • If your child needs to visit the nurse practitioner, The Wellness Center @ Shawnee will bill your insurance.
  • If your child has Medicaid, it pays for the full cost of the visit.
  • If your child has private/commercial insurance, The Wellness Center @ Shawnee will bill the co-pay to the parent or guardian.
  • If your child does not have insurance, The Wellness Center @ Shawnee has a sliding fee discount program and other resources to help. The Wellness Center @ Shawnee will treat everyone regardless of ability to pay.

Who can receive services at The Wellness Center @ Shawnee?

  • The Wellness Center @ Shawnee will provide services to any student enrolled in The Academy @ Shawnee, regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or criminal record.
  • The Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center is a religiously-affiliated organization. However, The Wellness Center @ Shawnee will be operated on a non-sectarian basis and will provide services without regard to the religious affiliation, if any, of the child or the child’s parent or guardian.

What do you need to do if you want your child to receive services from The Wellness Center @ Shawnee?

  • Fill in ALL parts of the following consent form (see below), sign it, and return it to school.
  • All students must have a consent form on file to see the nurse practitioner.
  • Please be sure information is accurate and updated – The Wellness Center @ Shawnee will call you if your child is sick, so having the correct phone number is very important!

We believe the Wellness Center @ Shawnee will be a great resource for families and staff. It will promote good health and support learning by keeping students and staff healthy and at school.

We hope you stop by The Wellness Center during Parent Teacher Conferences to meet their staff and ask questions!

For CONSENT FORMS Click the Link Below, and then select the “School Based Health” Link!
School Based Health Consent Forms

The Academy @ Shawnee
4001 Herman St
Louisville, KY 40212
(502) 485-8688
open during school hours