North Country Family Health Center’s School-Based Health Center update

WATERTOWN, NY —  In an effort to keep students as healthy as possible the NCFHC School-Based Health Centers at Watertown High School and at North Elementary will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.

All students enrolled in the Watertown School District are welcome at either school-based health center for medical and/or behavioral health services.

Parents and/or guardians MUST call the school-based health center of choice to schedule an appointment. We CANNOT accept walk-ins at this time.

If your student is showing signs of a fever; cough; shortness of breath; has traveled to a high risk area; or has been exposed to someone with COVID-19 please contact our main Health Center located at 238 Arsenal St., Watertown at 315.782.9450 or your own pediatrician’s office for an appointment.

If you do not have transportation we can assist you – please see the individual phone numbers for the Watertown High and North Elementary locations below:

Watertown High School-Based Health Center


North Elementary School-Based Health Center


Telemedicine services are also available for both medical as well as behavioral health appointments if you prefer to keep your student at home. Our school-based staff will help you coordinate this service.

Due to COVID-19 we have placed the following restrictions on visits:
*The provider will ONLY see one patient at a time.
*One parent/guardian is permitted to enter the school-based health center at a time with the patient.
*No siblings, relatives, or guests of the patient are permitted into the school-based health center for the patient’s visit.
*When you arrive to Watertown High or North Elementary for your visit, please call the school-based health center at the number listed above. Our patient service representative will meet you at the school’s front door and escort you to the health center.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Heather Lupia, School Based Health Program Administrator at (315) 782-9450 ext. 8086.

We greatly appreciate your cooperation.