Partnership allows Port Byron students to get care at community health center

The Port Byron Central School District is partnering with a community health center to treat students with acute health issues during the school day.

Maggie Sayre, a licensed mental health counselor for the district’s high school and the person who spearhead the partnership, said the goals is to get students immediate medical assistance for issues beyond the capacity of a school nurse. The program will also help increase familiarity with Port Byron Community Health, which is a branch of Finger Lakes Community Health. Children will be able to go to the center for problems such as a concussion, ear infection and more.

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