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Health Service

Student Health and Counseling provides primary care for enrolled students, with an emphasis on wellness and prevention, stressing each student's personal responsibility for health.

Services provided by appointment please call (409) 747-9508

Services Include

  • Screening for and provision of required immunizations, titers, and TB skin testing
  • Assessment and treatment of occupational exposures to blood and body fluids or other communicable diseases ( no appointment needed)
  • Primary care
  • Evaluation and treatment of minor illnesses and injury
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Referrals to specialty clinics
  • Referral for x-ray and other radiology services as needed

Health Maintenance

  • Well Woman Exams/Pap Smears
  • Contraception Management
  • Well Male Exams
  • Management of chronic stable disease (asthma, diabetes, hypertension)
  • Prescription refills
  • Travel medications and immunizations (At-cost charge)
    Check the Center for Disease Control website (CDC)

There is no charge for visits or for follow-up of occupational exposures. The student tuition billed medical service fee covers all provider visits. TB skin-testing and flu shots are offered free annually to students; however, there is an at-cost charge for all other immunizations and titers. Students are also responsible for any charges incurred for other labs, xrays, or medications.

After Hours Care

After hours, weekends, and holidays you may call the Access Center at 1-(800) 917-8906, or (409) 772-2222. Telephone triage is provided by the Access Center and physician backup consultation is available. Emergency Room and hospitalization costs are the student's responsibility.

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Location:

Lee Hage Jamail
Student Center - 3rd Flr.

301 University Blvd.

Galveston, Texas

77555-1369

Phone:

(409) 747-9508

Fax:

(409) 747-9330

Hours:

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

*Major credit cards accepted only.

After Hours Care

After hours, weekends, and holidays, you may call the Access Center at (409) 772-2222 or (800) 917-8906. Telephone triage is provided by the Hotline and physician backup consultation is available.

For Emergencies

Please go directly to the nearest emergency room. Students are responsible for all charges related to emergency care.