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Medical services at the Wellness Center are closed for the summer. All medical programs are deferred until schools reopen. Families with Care for Kids can contact Mary's Center for urgent issues: 344 University Blvd W., Silver Spring, MD 20901, 844-796-2797.  Families without medical insurance can contact the County for assistance at 240-777-1755.  **If it is a medical emergency, please call 911, not the advice line. 
 
Covid 19 related information is also available via the main Wheaton High School webpage or at cdc.gov.
 
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Summer Hours for 2020 have not yet been determined, please check back, or email one of our team members. 

 Center Hours: Typical hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am-6:00 pm.   
The Wellness Center Health Clinic hours are 7:30 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Vision:

The Wellness Center envisions students healthy in body, mind and spirit fully committed to high academic achievement and models of leadership, strength and success.

Mission:

The Wellness Center is committed to helping students in the school community reach their full potential by offering coordinated medical care, quality counseling, positive youth development, and health education experiences in a confidential and culturally sensitive manner.

Clients:

The center serves students enrolled in Wheaton High School.

Staff:

The Wellness Center consists of a site manager, nurse, CNAs, nurse practitioners/pediatrician, licensed mental health counselors, and youth development counselors.


 Name Position Phone Number
Mirna Newman Site Manager 301-321-3312
Priscilla Villavicencio Mental Health Therapist 301-321-3258
Marvin Jovel Youth Development Specialist 301-321-3311
Kelly Serna Youth Development Specialist 301-321-3309
Alonzo Marshall      Youth Development Specialist 301-321-3307
Neshonia Armstrong Youth Development Specialist 301-321-3308
Lynette Matheson-Graham School Nurse 301-321-3440
Shobhna Shukla Nurse Practitioner 301-321-3440
Tonya Katcher Pediatrician 301-321-3440

 

Services:

Health Services

  • Primary Preventive Care
  • Dental Screening and Referrals
  • Diagnosis and treatment of minor/acute health problems
  • Gynecological care (NO contraceptives dispensed)
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory testing
  • Sports Physical Exams
  • STI/HIV screening
  • Vision and Hearing Assessments

Mental Health Services

  • Individual counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Crisis intervention

After-School Youth Groups

  • Encourage healthy development
  • Promote leadership, self-esteem, communication skills, goal setting, positive relationships, and substance abuse education.

Case Management Services - (Individual & Family)

  • Academic Support
  • Child Care
  • Clothing
  • Educational /Employment Resources
  • Emergency Services
  • Eviction/Homeless/Housing Issues
  • Food Resources
  • Insurance Applications/Issues
  • Legal Services