Student Health

Student Health provides on-campus medical treatment for minor illness or injury and offers preventative health services.

After Hours Emergency

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Point-of-care diagnostic tests can also be performed on-site for many ailments including, strep, mono, flu, COVID-19, urinalysis, glucose, hemoglobin, and pregnancy. Specimens requiring additional evaluation will be sent to a lab or the student may be directed to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center for outpatient testing. The clinical staff will administer immunizations, allergy injections, and other injections as ordered by a healthcare provider.

The Student Health staff includes an administrative assistant, a Licensed Practical Nurse, a Registered Nurse, and a Physician's Assistant. Physician Clinics are offered four mornings each week. The Student Health office is in the Parsons Center annex of Sutcliffe Hall on College Street. 

Schedule an Appointment: 859.238.5530


Seeking Off-Campus Care

COVID Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccine locations COVID-19 Vaccine recommendations 

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CDC Recommendations

Respiratory Viral Infections

In short, after being ill with a Respiratory Viral Infection including flu, RSV and COVID-19 the CDC is recommending you can go back to normal activity if your symptoms have been improving and you have not had a fever for at least 24 hours. They are also recommending to consider physical distancing, hygiene, masks and testing for the next 5 days.

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Medications, Tests & Vaccines

Medications, tests, and vaccines are offered at or near cost. Students may pay at the time of their visit or have the charges applied to their student account. There is no “office visit” charge whether they see a nurse, PA, or MD.

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Health Insurance

The Student Health office does not file insurance. It is important that insurance information is kept on file in case diagnostic tests are ordered or the student is sent to the ER. All students should keep their health insurance information updated by uploading a copy of their insurance card to the patient portal.

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Class Absences Due to Illness

The student should be seen prior to a missed assignment (paper due, project, presentation, exam) or lab. An excuse will be sent to the appropriate faculty member once approved by the PA or MD. Missed classes that do not involve a graded assignment or lab should be discussed with the professor. See the Student Handbook for more information.

Helpful Health Links

Consider Keeping Meds Protected

Locking Medicine Case 

Safe Storage and Disposal Kit 

Prescription Drug Disposal

There are products available that can be used to deactivate/make meds unusable so that they can be thrown away in the trash. Some pharmacies will make this product available when filling your prescription. Some pharmacies will take back unused medication.

Student Health Services has a limited supply of DisposeRX packets that are available to students. Stop by during regular hours to request.

DisposeRX Demonstration 

Disposal Sites

Danville Police Department
445 West Main Street
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Boyle County Sheriff’s Office
321 West Main Street
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:00pm

Disposal locations by county 

Student Health Staff