FYI: Answers to questions frequently asked and general information about local resources
are listed below.
Visits to student health services (SHS) are FREE. We do not bill insurance.
There are minimal fees for lab work, immunizations, TB tests. Physicals requiring
completion of a standardized form are $25.
We offer immunizations including MMR, Tdap, Hepatitis B, and flu vaccine at our cost.
No appointment necessary. Drop in for an immunization consultation with the College
TB tests are on a walkin basis. You must be able to have it read in 24-48 hours
after placement. (Therefore no tests thursdays, or fridays before a 3 day weekend)
We have a great resource for those who need a chest X-ray (they give a Valley discount.)
We offer free mental health and crisis intervention oriented counseling. We are licensed
For mental health crisis such as suicidal thoughts call 1 (888) 743-1478, the crisis
and referral hotline. 211 is the social service hot-line for the County.
Ongoing care for chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension,
hypothyroidism, and similar conditions is NOT provided by SHS. We have referrals to
the county or local "fee for service" clinics that you can utilize for chronic health
care if you are without insurance or a primary care physician.
Back sore and painful? We can help! Drag it in and we will apply ice or heat, and
teach you exercises that may provide relief.
Headache, Runny nose, Cramps, Indigetstion? Having trouble getting through the day?
Come see us for some over the counter medication to get you through. No cost or appointment
Ladies- Tampons and Pads are available for 25 cents each.
We do NOT prescibe pain medication or viagra.
We do NOT do sports physicals (not allowed under Title V). We have referrals to some
local providers who do them for a reasonable fee.
Emergency Contraception is available without an appointment. (price subject to change)
Community reproductive health, pregnancy prevention, or STI treatment resources include
Family Pact at http://www.familypact.org/en/home.aspx or SB county public health at www.sbcounty.gov/dph/clinic_AIDS_STD_RH_schedule.htm or Call (800) 255-6560.
General referrals for almost anything (health, housing, food, or mental health to
name a few) CALL "211"; a community service help line with access to hundreds of
services in our area of SB county.
We provide eye screening but no eye exams or glasses. Wal-Mart offers low cost eye
exams and glasses.
Discount prescription cards are available for you. We use the most cost effective