Services

  • Primary assessment and treatment of acute episodic health problems, illness, and injuries;
  • Point of care rapid diagnostic tests for strep throat, bladder infections, mononucleosis, COVID-19, and sexually transmitted diseases as indicated;
  • Diagnostic lab services (bloodwork, urinalysis, specimen cultures) coordinated in partnership with LabCorp.
  • Stocked inventory of commonly used prescription medications and over the counter medications available. (Dispensing of prescription medication is provided at an out of pocket cost of $10/prescription payable by the student.) Prescriptions telephoned or faxed to local pharmacies and physical prescriptions provided as appropriately indicated.
  • Administration of immunizations required by the State of Pennsylvania, Department of Health and La Salle University.
  • Vaccines for hepatitis B and tetanus are available; students are responsible for the cost of the vaccine.
  • TB (PPD) testing available at $10. Cost for administration for placement, interpretation and documentation.
  • Blood pressure and vision screenings; general wellness screenings
  • Women’s health care and counseling, including breast exams, diagnosis and treatment of vaginal infections and sexually transmitted diseases;
  • Physical exams may be arranged on an individual basis depending on the clinical requirements of the exam and documentation required. (Additional out of pocket cost for more detailed physicals and documentation may be required and is disclosed up front).
  • Health and wellness education;
  • Referrals and coordination of care 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;
  • Allergy injections and other chronic maintenance injection therapies can be arranged at the Student Health Center. Prior to scheduling these services, appropriate documentation and clinical coordination from the attending/prescribing physician must be provided and reviewed by the SHC clinical staff before visits are scheduled.