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Coos Bay Clinic


Coos Bay Clinic

Marshfield High School
School Based Health Center
826 S. 11th St.
Coos Bay, OR 97420

School Based Health Centers

Waterfall Clinic School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) provide community members with access to critical services that are designed to keep them healthy, in school, and ready to learn.

Our SBHCs are staffed by qualified medical professionals and focuses on preventing illness and promoting healthy behaviors. Our team provides prevention education to help young people take responsibility for their health and encourage teachers and parents to support healthy outcomes.

Benefits of SBHCs

  • Improve access to quality physical, mental and preventive health services

  • Care for children and adolescents regardless of their ability to pay

  • Reduce high costs associated with inappropriate use of emergency rooms and unnecessary hospitalizations

  • Ensure services are age appropriate

  • Save parents time by reducing missed work hours

  • Keep students in class and engaged in learning

Understanding Minor Consent and Confidentiality in Health Care in Oregon

Katie Mead

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Katie is originally from Southern Maine and moved to Oregon in 2021. She earned her master’s degree as a women’s health nurse practitioner from Frontier Nursing University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She has been in the field of nursing for over ten years and has experience working with people from adolescence through menopause in a variety of areas related to women’s health care. Katie enjoys uncovering the root cause of the illness and values the blend of complementary approaches with conventional medicine. She has been at Waterfall Community Health since April 2023. Katie is happiest in the mountains and/or near the sea and enjoys being outside as much as possible living a healthy life.

Heather Robison, MA

Professional Counselor Associate

Under the clinical supervision of Meggan McLarrin, LPC

Heather Robison is an Oregon local; she grew up in Gold Beach and moved to Coos Bay 24 years ago. She and her Siberian Husky enjoy hiking, swimming, going to the beach, really anything outdoors. She recently graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Prior to obtaining her Master’s Degree, Heather worked as a veterinary technician for 21 years. During her years as a vet tech, she cultivated compassion when working with families during stressful life events. Her therapeutic approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

Dr. Patrick Dwyer, MD

Family Physician

Donna Brint, QMHP

Behavioral Health Consultant

Donna has been with Waterfall since November 2021. She has extensive experience working with addictions, domestic violence and issues related to childhood trauma. She brings a deep understanding of what it means to be trauma informed and whole heartedly embraces the idea of compassionate inquiry asking “can you tell me what happened to you.”

She received a master’s degree in Counseling Education in 2011 from California State University, Sacramento. In 2021 she left Sacrament for the Oregon Coast “to be near the water.”


No student is denied services. Insurance is billed when possible yet no student is turned away based on inability to pay for services.

Diagnosing and treating injury, illness and disease

Comprehensive physical exams and sports physicals

Well child checks



Mental or behavioral health services

Referrals to specialty services as needed

Educate students and family members

Management of chronic illnesses

Coordinate access to health resources

Provide a link between the pediatrician and student/family

Tobacco prevention

Provide immediate assistance for students in mental health crisis

Provide outpatient therapy for students with chronic mental health conditions

Provide assessment and evaluation for previously undiagnosed or suspected mental or behavioral health conditions