Student and Nurse

Health and Wellness Education

  • The mission of Health and Wellness Education (HWE) is to nurture the growth, development, and educational success of students through culturally responsive physical and mental health care, comprehensive case management, disease prevention, and educational opportunities. With an emphasis on health equity, improved academic outcomes, and key strategic partnerships, HWE supports families with age-appropriate trauma-informed care.

    Updated Health Services Schedule 01.05.2023

     

     

About "HWE"

  • Hi, I'm Howie!

    Howie the Border Collie would like to welcome YSD families to the new Health and Wellness Education (HWE) Center! The center is located at 331 N. 1st Street in Yakima. The mission of HWE is to provide YSD families with health guidance and support needed for the educational success of students. Some of the resources HWE will offer include:

     

    • Physical and mental health care
    • Case management
    • Disease Prevention
    • Educational opportunities  

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    Look for Howie and the kids to find health-related information throughout the school year!

Announcements

Resources

  • Backpack Safety
  • Medical Authorization Forms
  • Immunizations
  • Monkeypox
  • COVID-19

Upcoming Events

Your Health and Wellness Education Team - High School

  • Citlalmina Caltenco
    School Nurse
    IKE/YV Tech
  • Josefa E. Benitez
    Health Assistant
    Davis
  • Aristeo (Ari) Borges
    Health Assistant
    IKE/YV Tech
  • Karly Pitney
    School Nurse
    IKE
  • Deme Palencia
    School Nurse
    Davis
  • Ashley LeCompte
    School Nurse
    Stanton
  • Marcie Shull-Desserault
    Health Assistant
    YV Tech

Your Health and Wellness Education Team - Middle

  • Josefa E. Benitez
    Health Assistant
    Franklin/Wilson
  • Glenda Sanchez
    School Nurse
    Lewis & Clark
  • Sonia Perez
    School Nurse
    Washington
  • Shannon Morris
    School Nurse
    Franklin
  • Dawn Faussett
    School Nurse
    Wilson

Your Health and Wellness Education Team - Elementary

  • Tara Alexander
    School Nurse
    Garfield/Gilbert
  • Angelica Alcala-Sanchez
    School Nurse
    Whitney/McKinley
  • Ashley Couch
    School Nurse
    Barge-Lincoln
  • Audra Simpson
    School Nurse
    Ridgeview
  • Daisy Villanueva
    Health Assistant
    Adams/MLK
  • David Hunter
    School Nurse
    McClure/Robertson
  • Gabriela Garibay-Diaz
    Health Assistant
    Garfield/Barge-Lincoln
  • Gabriela Guel
    Migrant School Nurse Case Manager
  • Hannah Zeutenhorst
    School Nurse
    MLK
  • Jose Estrada
    Health Assistant
    MLK
  • Karen Barbosa
    Health Assistant
    McKinley/Ridgeview
  • Kelly Fromherz
    Health Assistant
    Gilbert
  • Kelsy Maloney
    School Nurse
    Hoover
  • Lily Hettinger
    Health Assistant
    Robertson/Whitney
  • Lisa Hefner
    School Nurse
    Adams
  • Samantha Burch
    Health Assistant
    Nob Hill/McClure
  • Sandi DeBord
    School Nurse
    Roosevelt
  • Stephanie Pahia
    Health Assistant
    Hoover

Contact the YSD Health and Wellness Education (HWE) Center

  • Phone
    509-573-5000

    Address
    331 N. 1st Street
    Yakima, WA 98901

    Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday
    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    See the calendar for COVID Testing hours.