Vaux Big Picture High School

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Health Center

Big Picture Philadelphia works with Education Plus Health to run a school-based health center at Vaux Big Picture High School. This health center offers a variety of services and is always open during school hours.
Services Available at Vaux's School-Based Health Center
  • Visit with school-based Health Center team Nurse Practitioner Melody Piranian and LPN Nakia Johnson for a physical, a sick visit, a flu shot, sexual  health sevices (including an STI or pregnancy test), COVID testing, and more.
  • We offer sports physicals, well child physicals, drivers permit physicals, sick visits, and some medication refills.
  • We also host dental clinics, vision appointments, and vaccine clinics. *See below for info on upcoming dental clinics.
  • Meet with HRC Coordinator Haley Gillespie for sexual health education and testing, condoms, giveaways, and more.
  • Meet with Community Health Worker Dana Robinson for asthma education, nutrition, behavioral health resources, health insurance, and other social needs.
Additional Info for Students
  • We are open during school hours. You do not need to schedule an appointment in advance but you can ONLY visit with a note from your teacher. If you do not have a note, we will have to send you back to class.
  • We are located on the 4th Floor, across from the cafeteria.
  • Students and their parent or guardian should make sure to complete the health center consent form (link at right) before seeing this team.
For students interested in visiting the clinic, please have your parent or caregiver fill out this form. Please see the flyer below for more information.
dental clinic flyer