School Based Health Center

Mission (Misión):

School based health and wellness centers work with children and their families in the school community to reach their full potential by offering coordinated medical care, preventive and psychosocial services, quality counseling, positive youth development, and health education, in a culturally sensitive and confidential manner. The medical health care component serves students enrolled in the schools as well as their uninsured siblings, and Care for Kids enrollees living within the school’s zip codes. Mental health and social services are available to students enrolled in the schools and their families.

Location (Localización):

Viers Mill Elementary School    
(Use side door toward the back of the school
11711 Joseph Mill Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Hours (Horas):

Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
(when school is in session)

Phone: (240) 740-1015*     *new number
Fax: (301) 929-5599

Staff (Empleados):

Abosede Laniyonu, RN, SCHN- School Nurse

Maricela Luna, CNA, CMT - School Health Technician

Laura Rogers, CPNP- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Cynthia Lauta- Pediatrician

Services (Servicios):

  • Routine Well Child and Sport Physical Exams*
  • Sick Care (diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries)
  • Chronic Health Problems (e.g. asthma, obesity)*
  • Health Screenings (vision, hearing, development)
  • Dental Assessments*
  • Vaccinations
  • Laboratory Testing*
  • Prescriptions

*For uninsured or Care for Kids students

Forms (Formas):

Enrollment forms: (see attached pdf)

Letter to Parents re: re-enrollment 

English:Enrollment Form

Los Padres

Español:Formulario de Inscripción  

Health Inventory Form: (see attached PDF form SR-6)


School Asthma Management Plan (see attached documents)

English: Asthma-page 1 Asthma-page2

Español:Asma-pagina 1 Asma-pagina2


School Health Fact Sheet: (see attached PDF FS-1)


Authorization to Administer Medications: (see attached PDF, form 525-13)

English:Authorization to Admin Medication (Eng)

Español:Authorization to Admin Medication (sp)

Emergency Care for Anaphylaxis: (see attached PDF, form 525-14)

English: Emergency Care - Anaphylaxis



When to keep your child home from school:

English & Spanish: (see attached PDF)

Resources (Recursos):

Care for Kids


Vaccinations (English) &


Vaccinations (Español) &


Healthy Children- Parent Website by American Academy of Pediatrics



Montgomery County School Based Health and Wellness Centers

Maryland School Based Health Centers Information