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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I come to the Health Center if I do not have insurance?

Absolutely! We see all students regardless of insurance coverage.

Do I need an appointment?

You do not need an appointment to see the nurse or nurse practicioner, but you are required to call for an appointment to see the physician.

Does it cost anything to come to the Health Center?

Our services are free (except for lab and x-ray, which is charged from outside agencies).

Can I get prescriptions filled at the Health Center?

A prescription can be written for you to take to a pharmacy of your choice.

Can I get birth control there?

A prescription can be written for you when you see the Certified Nurse Practicioner.

Can I get over-the-counter medicines there?

Yes, we provide 1-2 day supply for free then you can pick up more at the local pharmacy.

What if I am sick after you are closed?

Please contact your resident assistant for assistance. Ada Life Medical Center across from King Horn is open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. See Other Medical Resources for nearby hospitals, health departments, urgent care, etc.

What information will the Health Center require prior to treatment/immunizations?