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Health clinic to open in Roaring Fork High School

Aug 10, 2015

Haidith Ramirez-Leon is Director of the Roaring Fork School Health Centers. A new center is opening at the Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale.
Credit Elise Thatcher

  Students at Roaring Fork High School will soon be just down the hall from a doctor. A clinic is opening at Carbondale’s High School, after three successful locations in the Basalt schools. Haidith Ramirez-Leon is overseeing the expansion. She says Medicaid or private insurance are billed first.

“And anything else, for example if you have a high deductible, and the fee is going to go to you, we don’t charge those fees,” continues Ramirez-Leon. “We just write off everything.” Behavioral health is the number one need at the school. Roaring Fork School Health Centers are funded by the state of Colorado and in partnership with the Roaring Fork School District.