What services are available?
-Primary assessment and treatment of health problems and injuries.
-Health education for individuals or groups.
-Referrals to local medical and dental specialists.
-Free, confidential and anonymous HIV testing is provided annually by an outside agency.
-Self-care cold center. (Free over-the-counter medications).
-Blood pressure and vision screening.
-Diagnostic tests for strep throat, bladder infections, mononucleosis, pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases.
-Women’s health care and counseling, including breast exams, pregnancy testing, diagnosis and treatment of vaginal infections and sexually transmitted diseases.
-Support for survivors of rape or sexual assault.
(View sexual abuse information provided by Student Affairs)
Survivors should know that the staff of the Student Health Center is available to provide support and assistance.
-Physical exams. Nursing majors and athletes are to have a physical exam performed by their family doctor prior to starting classes.
-Allergy injections are not given on site but here is a list of local allergists that you may call:
- Dr Segal
40 W. Evergreen Ave. Suite 106, Chestnut Hill 215-247-2292
- Allergy & Asthma Specialists
801 Old York Rds, Jenkintown or 15th & JFK Blvd Center City, 484-534-2644.
Fees: insurance + co-pay; if HMO -referral
-free flu vaccine (available every fall)
Vaccines are also available at cost.
Medications prescribed at the Student Health Center are often available at no charge or at cost. Private Family Physicians can prescribe treatments by calling any local pharmacies including Rite Aid Shoppes at La Salle 215-438-4696; CVS at Broad & 66th #215-924-1633 and Banks Pharmacy 1355 W. Tabor Rd #215-927-6700( for $2 Banks will deliver meds to the Student Health Center).
Students who are absent from class for any reason are responsible for all missed work and contacting their instructors promptly. Student Health does NOT provide notes for missed class unless it requires a hospitalization or is a serious illness documented by their family physician.