The Costs and Benefits of School Health Centers: A Fact Sheet Prepared for the Illinois Coalition for School Health

by Elizabeth Bax; Sarah Lessem; Lise McKean

Feb 1, 2006
This fact sheet describes the costs and estimates the benefits to the state of Illinois that accrue from thirty-eight School Health Centers that receive partial funding from the Illinois Department of Human Services. The study focuses on benefits from reduced asthma hospitalizations, reduced emergency room visits, and increased immunizations provided for Illinois school-age children.
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