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5347 Benton Rd.     Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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Heath Area & MCHS Health Clinics

New clinics offered by Baptist Health and Four Rivers Behavioral Health will open on the first day of school at McCracken County High School and Heath Middle School to serve the Heath area schools.

The clinics will offer healthcare for minor injuries, illnesses and mental/behavioral health, with no appointments needed. Their purpose is to provide convenient, accessible care to meet the needs of busy families and to help reduce school absences.

A nurse practitioner and certified behavioral health counselor will be on-site every school day to provide the following services: school and sports physicals, minor injuries and illness care, vaccinations, behavioral healthcare, and substance abuse counseling. 

The Clinics

= McCracken County High School -- 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, outside entrance at the front of the school, interior entrance just across from the gym down the hall from the main office.
= Heath – 8 to 10 am, located inside Heath Middle School. Serving Heath Elementary, Heath Middle and Open Campus students.

The clinics accept all major health insurance plans and will bill for co-payments and self-pay patients. For security reasons, no money will be collected at the clinics. All students under 18 must have a signed consent form on file at the clinic.

 Consent Form

Baptist Health Primary Care Staff

McCracken County High School Nurse Practitioner – Teresa Morgan is a Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 22 years of service with Baptist Health. She has 15 years’ experience as a nurse practitioner at Baptist Prime Care walk-in clinic, and most recently, Baptist Express Care retail clinic. Morgan has master’s and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Murray State University.

McCracken County High School Patient Access Representative  Candy Lawrence has been a Patient Access Representative with Baptist Health Medical Group since 2011, working in the local Baptist Express Care Clinics. Prior to that, she spent 10 years as a Baptist Health employee in registration. She is a 1994 graduate of Heath High School and has an associate’s degree in science.

Heath Nurse Practitioner  Cheryl Brookshier, a nurse since 1981 and a nurse practitioner since 1995, worked most recently at the Family Physicians Center in Metropolis. She has a bachelor’s in nursing from Southern Illinois University and a master’s in nursing from the University of Illinois in Chicago.

McCracken County Schools
District Office
5347 Benton Rd. Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
As required by law, the District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetic information, disability, age, or limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions in its programs and activities and provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Notice of the name, work address and telephone number of the Title IX Coordinator and the Section 504 Coordinator for the District shall be provided to employees, applicants for employment, students, parents/guardians, and other beneficiaries such as participants in activities offered to the public.
504/ADA | Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4000
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5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY, 42003
(270) 538-4000
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McCracken County Schools
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
phone:  270-538-4000
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