Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

School To Add Health Center.(Education)

Byline: Diana Heil Journal Staff Writer

* Kearny Elementary makes move to meet the needs of its community

Moms soon may be stopping by one Santa Fe elementary school for a blood-pressure check before the last bell rings.

Kearny Elementary School decided in February to develop a health center on campus after parents indicated their No. 1 need is closer access to medical care on the city's south side.

While both public high schools have health centers, the one at the elementary school would be unique because both adults and children among the 3,759 residents of the Kearny attendance area would be welcome. A family will not have to have a child in the school to receive the low-cost care. …

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