|Milford Central seventh-grader Brooke Stanford came up with the name, “Wildcat Wellness Center,” for the new student health center. She is flanked by FNP Corrine Smith and Dr. Douglas Cannon|
Seventh-grader Brooke Sanford came up with that in a clinic-naming contest.
Milford’s school-based health center, opened last April, is one of 18 Bassett school-based health centers in Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties; last year, they logged 21,000 visits.
Health education’s focus on wellness and prevention been shown to reduce hospital and emergency room visits, the hospital said.