Whitney Young Health's Whitney on Wheels (WOW), is a mobile health unit that brings primary care services directly to our patients in schools and community settings, eliminating many barriers to care.
WOW offers primary and preventive services including routine physicals, vaccinations, and health and nutrition counseling. At some locations mobile blood draws are offered. Currently, we visit more than 18 locations throughout the Capital District, ranging from schools to shelters.
PLEASE NOTE: To be seen on Whitney on Wheels, you must be willing to establish with Whitney Young Health (WYH) as your primary care provider.
Most WOW sites require you to be a member of the school or organization listed. However, we do offer open sites where anyone can be seen.
To make an appointment at one of our open sites, please call the WOW mobile number at (518) 530-2337.
Whitney on Wheels Community Partners:
Albany High School
Green Tech High Charter School
Hope 7 Community Center
Hospitality House, Inc.
Interfaith Partnerships for the Homeless
KIPP Tech Valley: Middle School
KIPP Tech Valley: Primary School
Marillac Family Shelter
Monument Square Apartments
North Albany Academy/Albany International Center
Rehabilitation Support Services
St. Anne Institute
Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology
Tony Clement Center for Education
Troy Boys and Girls Club
Whitney on Wheels (WOW) offers the following services to our primary care patients:
- Comprehensive & coordinated primary and preventive health services, including routine management of chronic disease (i.e., asthma).
- Health education counseling and nutritional education.
- Age-appropriate immunizations.
- Lab tests and screenings when necessary, to detect illness or infection (i.e., strep throat).
- Referrals to outside agencies for services not provided on Whitney on Wheels.
Below are the forms you must fill out for yourself or for your child/children to receive medical care on our mobile health unit, Whitney on Wheels (WOW). Please submit the completed form(s) to the representative of the sites WOW currently visits.
Questions? Please call (518) 530-2337.