4 Brooklyn School-Based Health Clinics Closing Due to State Budget Cuts

by Amy Zimmer —

The first of the closures have been announced for Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens and Park Slope schools.

BROOKLYN — Four school-based health clinics run by SUNY Downstate are closing — and parents and local officials are mounting a campaign to save them.

SUNY Downstate confirmed the decision to DNAinfo on Friday after word of the closings started trickling out to staff.

School-based health clinics, which see students free of charge, regardless of insurance status, offer much more than a traditional school nurse. They

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