FLU VACCINES CAN BE OBTAINED AT CLINICAL SERVICES BY COMING TO THE HEALTH CENTER
Flu Shot Clinic - will be held in the Health & Wellness Center,
Beck Hall, first floor on Thursday,
February 11, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Walk In - No appointment necessary.
Fee is $15.00 which will be billed to your
KU account. KU Student ID is required.
Influenza (also known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The flu is different from a cold. The flu usually comes on suddenly. People who have the flu often feel some or all of these symptoms:
- Fever* or feeling feverish/chills
- Sore throat
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Muscle or body aches
- Fatigue (tiredness)
- Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults
If you think you have the flu, contact KU Clinical Services at 610-683-4082.
- The Flu Krew - How to Stay Healthy
- Flu Update from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Health insurance coverage is now required for all Americans. If you are currently uninsured, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides many options for health insurance coverage. The Insurance Commissioner of Pennsylvania, Teresa D. Miller, has written the following LETTER TO COLLEGE STUDENTS in an effort to assist you with the process of choosing the right plan for you. If you need further assistance, visit healthcare.gov or contact the Health and Wellness Center on campus.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) - ACA and College Students
- Ebola Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- ENTEROVIRUS (EV-D68)
Enterovirus (EV-D68Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
NOROVIRUS (stomach flu)
Clinical Services is the caring intersection between health and education; fostering wellness one student at time.
All currently enrolled students who have paid a health center fee and have completed the required electronic medical forms are eligible for services.
Clinical Services is an ambulatory care facility. Students may be seen on a walk-in basis, but appointments are strongly encouraged.
Fall and Spring Semester Hours
Physician, Physician Assistant (PA-C) and Nursing appointments are available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
**Note - Closed Fridays from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for staff development.
Summer Sessions I and II Hours
Only nursing appointments are available
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Scheduling an Appointment
Call for an appointment at 610-683-4082, Option 1, then Option 1.
Professional nursing staff evaluate all students. Depending on the assessment of the illness or injury, a student may be referred to self-care, scheduled for an appointment with a physician or physician assistant, or referred to a local medical facility for emergency treatment.
Routine health care is available for the following: minor injuries, cold/flu, vomiting/diarrhea, short-term illnesses, allergy injections, strep screens, immunizations, physical exams, health counseling, women's health care services, pregnancy testing, etc.