Healthy Cheetahs

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School-based Health Centers

Denver Health’s School-based Health Centers (SBHC) form a large network of health centers located inside Denver Public School (DPS) campuses that serve any DPS student as well as children enrolled in DPS-affiliated Early Childhood Education programs at no charge to families. They offer medical, mental health, dental, health education and family planning, as well as insurance enrollment and advising services. If you know the location where you want to make an appointment, please call the center directly using the phone number available on our locations page or call the Appointment Center at 303-602-8958.

Parents if you are unsure your student should come to school if feeling ill or return after being ill please click on the links below or call the main office at 720-424-8990.

COVID-19 Screening and COVID-19 Testing Decision Tree

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Free COVID-19 Testing

All students in DPS are able to receive a free COVID-19 test thanks to a partnership with COVIDCheck Colorado and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. To schedule a test, visit

Castro parents and caregivers! We want to support you! Everyone can use a little extra help in these stressful and unknown times. At Castro, we have a school psychologist, and counselors available to families. Families can discuss and take away some tools for how to navigate the unique challenges for this school year. Examples of what will be discussed include:

We encourage you, parents and caregivers, to come with your questions and concerns, as well!