Kids' Asthma Management Program (K.A.M.P.)
An award-winning program, K.A.M.P. provides school-based asthma detection and education services to children, parents and staff in the Chester-Upland, Chichester and Upper Darby School Districts. Asthma awareness programs are conducted and may include asthma screening. Students with asthma and their parents receive asthma self-management education along with such tools as free peak flow meters and spacers. K.A.M.P. also conducts a special home-based asthma education and environmental remediation program for Chester City families with asthmatic children between the ages of 2 – 17 yrs, the Chester Home Asthma Prevention Program (C.H.A.P.P.). C.H.A.P.P. is a three-year project funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (EPA).
For more information about the Kids Asthma Management Program, contact us at 610-447-6030.
ChesPenn Health Services
ChesPenn Health Services consists of federally funded community health centers providing medical and dental services to adult and pediatric patients in the greater Chester community. ChesPenn also offers pediatric immunizations, blood-lead testing, and vision and hearing screenings.
Crozer-Keystone Healthy Start
Crozer-Keystone Healthy Start is a free program for pregnant women and the parents, families and caregivers of children under two years of age funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Through this program, prenatal care, health and social service guidance, and counseling are provided to underserved pregnant women and families throughout Chester and its surrounding communities. Healthy Start also provides education regarding immunizations, well-child visits, and other early pediatric interventions.
If you are looking for more information on how to stay healthy at pre-conception, during pregancy and post pregnancy, visit our Pregnancy Health Lifeline.
The Wellness Center at Smedley Middle School
The Wellness Center is the first and only school-based healthcare clinic in Delaware County, created through a partnership between Crozer-Chester Medical Center and the Chester-Upland School District. The Wellness Center is open year-round, and is available for children from the ages of 11 to 22, regardless of where they live or go to school.
The mission of the Wellness Center is to improve the health of children and adolescents in the community by providing convenient, on-site, quality healthcare and health promotion programs throughout the school district. No matter what brings a teen in to the Center, they can count on receiving quality care in a compassionate, friendly environment.
The Smedley Wellness Center provides:
- Routine care such as physical exams, vaccinations, asthma maintenance care and health education.
- Sick care to teenagers who have immediate health concerns.
- Sexual health education and services such as STD testing and treatment, family planning and gynecological exams.
- Counseling, management and referrals for emotional issues.
- Free weight management program for overweight youth.
It is located on the ground floor of Smedley School with easy access from the parking lot.
Smedley Wellness Center
1701 Upland Street, Ground Floor
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Center's Medical Staff:
Rima Himelstein, M.D., named a "top doctor" in adolescent medicine by Philadelphia magazine and Main Line Today magazine
Meg Bernetich, CRNP
Inez Crews, L.P.N.
Be sure to check out the Smedley Wellness Center for Youth flyer.
Youth Development Programs at The Wellness Center
Funded by federal and local agencies, the Wellness Center's Youth Development Programs are facilitated by the staff of the Wellness Center from their Community Hospital offices. The programs promote leadership development and positive role models as a means of reducing health risk behaviors among teens. The Wellness Center's programs annually serve over 1,500 adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18 in the Chester-Upland School District.
Tots to Teens Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Gynecologic problems can occur in females of all ages. The goal of Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Tots to Teens Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology program is to empower parents, young girls, and teens to address their concerns in a sensitive manner through education and skilled healthcare.
The team includes a gynecologist and an adolescent medicine specialist to diagnose, manage, and treat medical and surgical issues.
Services are available to young females, ages 2-21.
We collaborate with patients’ primary care providers. We accept most insurance. Our office is conveniently accessible by public transportation. Garage parking available.
For more information, view our brochure.
196 W. Sproul Road
Healthplex Pavilion 1
Springfield, PA 19064
Call 610-338-1816 for an appointment.