ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell High School was recently granted $2,500 by The Northside Hospital Foundation for the purchase of four cots for the Roswell High School health clinic. Clinic assistants Elizabeth Egan and Ann Goud had named cot replacement as the clinic’s top need for the 2018-19 academic year.
The clinic at the high school services between 40-50 students daily, up to 230-250 students weekly and as many as 1,000 students each month.
The clinic dispenses daily medications, stores students’ personal emergency medications, assists students with diabetic needs, provides a rest area for students with ailments such as headaches and stomachaches, and helps students in need of basic triage and first aid.
Northside Hospital is one of Roswell High School’s business partners through Fulton County Schools’ Partners in Education program.
Northside Hospital also supports the athletic department, has contributed to the new scoreboard at Ray Manus Stadium, and provides a doctor, athletic trainers and supplies during athletic events. The hospital also provides free physicals to student athletes.