Services

What services are available?

  • Primary assessment and treatment of acute episodic health problems and injuries;
  • Diagnostic tests for strep throat, bladder infections, mononucleosis, and sexually transmitted diseases, and others as indicated;
  • Some prescription medications are on site for a nominal fee and will be charged to the student’s tuition bill. Other prescriptions can be written for as indicated;
  • Administration of immunizations required by the University;
  • Vaccines for chickenpox, meningitis, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, and tetanus are available at cost and will be charged to the student’s tuition bill;
  • TB (PPD) testing available at cost;
  • Blood pressure and vision screening;
  • Women’s health care and counseling, including breast exams, diagnosis and treatment of vaginal infections and sexually transmitted diseases;
  • Physical exams ($25), billed to tuition account;
  • Nursing majors, athletes, and ROTC students are to have a physical exam performed by their family doctor prior to starting classes;
  • Health education;
  • Referrals to local medical and dental specialists;
  • Referrals for free, confidential and anonymous HIV testing can be provided;
  • Support and information for survivors of sexual assault;
  • Flu shots, obtained at local pharmacies and are usually reimbursed by most health insurance companies.

 

Allergy injections are not given on site but below is a list of local allergists that you may call:

  • Chestnut Hill Allergy & Asthma Specialists
    40 W. Evergreen Ave. Suite 106, Chestnut Hill 215.247.2292; or
  • Allergy & Asthma Specialists
    801 Old York Road, Jenkintown or 15th & JFK Blvd Center City, 484.534.2644.

 

Private Family Physicians can call in prescriptions to any local pharmacies including:

  • Rite Aid Shoppes at La Salle (215.438.4696);
  • CVS at Broad & 66th (215.924.1633);
  • Banks Pharmacy, 1355 W. Tabor Rd (215.927.6700).

Student Health does NOT provide notes for missed class unless it requires a hospitalization or is a serious illness documented by their family physician. Students who are absent from class for any reason are responsible for all missed work and contacting their instructors promptly.