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Walk-in clinic now available at Magoffin schools

SALYERSVILLE – The Magoffin County School District has partnered with UK King’s Daughters to provide walk-in clinic services at each of the five schools in the district for all students and staff.

Daletta Campbell, the registered nurse with UK Kings Daughters told the Independent the program has been multiple other school districts in the state and reached out to Magoffin County Schools to see if this district would be interested in joining the program. To date, King’s Daughters is providing these services to the following districts: Ashland Independent Schools, Boyd County Schools, Carter County Schools, Elliott County Schools, Fairview Independent Schools, and Greenup County Schools, with Magoffin and Russell Independent Schools joining the program this school year.

Campbell said Superintendent Meadows talked with other school districts already using the program and the school district ultimately decided to join the program, which operates at no cost to the school system.

“I’m an RN and I’m the nurse here for this district, and we’re able to do sick visits, well visits, immunizations, lab work testing, and so much more – basically anything you can get at a walk-in clinic – at the schools,” Campbell said. “I will go to every school where services are needed and we’ll have nurse practitioners to do the evaluations and we are doing telehealth visits through Ashland.”

Campbell explained that they use TytoCare, which utilizes an instrument that can be mobilized to any of the schools and allows the nurse practitioners to be able to see inside the ears and through, listen to the chest, etc., to be able to diagnose the patient. She said she will have COVID-19, flu, and strep tests and be able to draw labs at the schools, with the goal of better serving the students and their families and the staff members to cut down on missed days and the need for urgent care visits.

“Say a student has a fever and sore throat and the teacher sends them to the nurse’s office,” Campbell demonstrated. “We will call the parents or guardians to see if they would like for the child to be seen, and we will be able to diagnose the child, prescribe medicines, give referrals when needed, and determine if the child can go back to class or if he or she needs to go home.”

In that scenario, she said the guardians can be present at the visit, but are not required to be there, but they do have to complete a consent form, which has been sent home with the students, or can be completed online at In an emergency situation, the consent can be completed over the phone.
Once the consent form has been completed, students’ guardians and staff members can call 606-474-1925 to request a medical visit, which will be dispatched to the student or staff’s school.

“We want this to be as easy as possible for staff and students and everything will be done one-on-one in the nurse’s office at each school,” Campbell said. “It’s really important to know that it is an excellent evaluation, too. You will be able to see the provider and talk to them and they will be able to see and hear everything as if they were in the room. It’s an amazing instrument with really crystal-clear images and sound.”

The nurse practitioner, Leigh-Ann Meade, will also be on site after she completes her training in the next couple weeks.

“We’re not trying to take any business from local providers, but we want to be a help to them and to the parents, students and staff,” Campbell said. “It’s an excellent program.”

All calls to the 606-474-1925 phone number will go to the UK King’s Daughters access center and is the first-call number for information about the program or to schedule a visit.

“We can handle anything you would need to take to an office to be seen, basically giving us a walk-in clinic at each school,” Campbell said.

The visits will be billed to the patient’s insurance if they have it, and they have programs for uninsured or underinsured patients, as well, with all students and staff eligible to be treated, regardless of insurance status.

“We want to take care of all of them,” Campbell said.

The consent form can be completed online at, by returning a hard copy version either sent home from the school or printed off from on the district’s website.

Also important to note, Campbell said they will be offering a flu shot clinic next week for all students and staff, with consent forms available at all the same locations due to the schools by October 30, 2023. The flu shot clinic will be held on November 2 for  Salyersville Grade School, North Magoffin Elementary, and South Magoffin Elementary, and on November 3 at Magoffin County High School, the Career and Tech, and Herald Whitaker Middle School.

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