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General Information

 

Eligibility for Services

All students enrolled in classes at Eastern Kentucky University may utilize Student Health Services.  Students should present a picture ID at the time of check-in to verify student enrollment. 

 

Services Provided

  • Evaluation and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Physicals
  • Women's health services
  • Rapid testing for flu, strep throat, urinary tract infections, mononucleosis, anemia and blood sugar
  • Allergy injections
  • TB skin testing
  • Evaluation and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases

 

Appointment Information/Walk-ins

You may schedule an appointment here. You will only need you Student ID/900# and your first and last name, according to how it appears in the registrar's office. It is recommended to be on time for your appointment. If more than 7 minutes late to your appointment, you will lose your appointment time and become a walk in.

No appointment? No problem!  Student Health Services takes walk-ins.  Please be aware, walk-in wait times may vary.

 

Student Financial Responsibility

There is no co-pay and we do not bill your insurance.  You may incur a charge for vaccinations and certain lab work. 

 

Medical Records

Medical records are strictly confidential, and are not released to anyone without the student's knowledge and signed authorization.

 

Class Excuses

Being excused from classes is an academic decision, and students need to communicate directly with their instructors. A statement will be given by the provider for the following reasons:

  1. Referral for hospitalization or specialty care.
  2. Referral home for medical care.
  3. At the discretion of the provider, e.g. medical  isolation, PE restrictions, work restrictions, etc.

 

 

 

 

TB Skin Tests, Immunizations, and Titers

TB Skin tests can be performed within Student Health Services for a small fee. Appoitments are not to be made for TB Skin Tests. TB Skin tests are performed on certain dates and times:

Monday: 12:00PM-1:30PM

Tuesday: 8:30AM-11:00AM; 1:00PM-3:00PM

There is a 48-72 hour timeframe as to when you must return to receive the results of the TB Skin Test. The days and times provided below are reserved to only receive the results of the TB Skin test. TB Skin Test results are provided on the following dates and times:

Wednesday: 12:00-1:30PM

Thursday: 8:30-11:00AM; 1:00PM-3:00PM

 

It is not a requirement to be immunized to register for courses, but some departments may require certain vaccines. Please check within your department to determine if you are in need of a vaccine. If a vaccine is needed, below is a price list of all vaccines and the number of shots needed. Please note, Student Health Services does not bill insurance, and vaccines will have to be paid prior to receiving. Cash or check can be paid at Student Accounting. Credit of Debit is accepted at Student Health Services. Below is a price list for all vaccines:

VACCINE

COST PER DOSE

NUMBER OF DOSES

Hepatitis B

$60.00

1 – 2 – 3

MMR

$75.00

1 – 2

Tdap

$50.00

1

Varicella

$145.00

1 – 2

We also do blood titers. A blood titer helps to determine immunity to certain illnesses, and may help to determine if a vaccine is necessary. Below is a price list of the blood titers provided here at Student Health Services:

 

 

Measles

$24.00

Mumps

$13.00

Rubella

$13.00

Varicella

$24.00

Hepatitis B

$15.00

It is prefered to NOT make an appointment for vaccines and blood titers. Vaccines and Blood Titers must be done before 3:00pm, Monday-Friday.

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