PHC’s School Based Clinics

Healthcare Available to All Des Moines Public Schools’ Students

Medical Care

PHC school based clinics offer sick care (sore throat, ear ache, etc) and preventative care in a caring and compassionate environment. Care is available during the academic school year, when school is in session.

Services include:


Birth control & family planning

Sports physicals

Well child visits

STI testing & treatment

Integrated behavioral health


Health benefits specialists available to help with insurance enrollment or to determine sliding fee scale based on income and family size (PHC’s financial assistance program).


Hoover High School          4800 NW Aurora Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 248-1500

Hours (during the school year)     Monday 8:40am – 12:00pm  Thursday: 8:40am – 12:00pm

Kurtz Opportunity Center  1000 Porter Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 248-1500

Hours (during the school year) Wednesday 8:40am – 12:00pm            Friday 8:40am – 12:00pm

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