Student Health Center


Caring… Professional… Convenient…

Bloomsburg University's Student Health Center (SHC) provides high quality, basic health care to students with a strong emphasis on health promotion and preventative health education designed to ensure students reach their educational goals. SHC adheres to the general principles and standards of ethical conduct endorsed by the American College Health Association; To do no harm, provide service in a caring manner, respect autonomy, protect privacy, maintain competence, promote justice and respect diversity.

Appointments

Emergencies - Call 911!     (Additional Information)

SHC is not a walk-in clinic. Appointments are required

  • Call early morning to make your appointment 570-389-4451
  • Class Absences - Please read this critical information.
  • Medical Services - Most services are covered by the Health and Wellness fee, however, there are limited services that are a cost to the student. Please read details of medical services.
  • No show fees are charged for missed appointments: $5 for general appointments and $10 for long appointments.
  • Avoid no show fees by calling to cancel your appointment two hours in advance.
  • If this fee is not paid, a HOLD will be placed on your student record.

Student Health Center

324 Kehr Union Building
(near the Husky Lounge)
Appointments:
    570-389-4451
Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
   
    Fax: 570-389-3417

 

SHC Web Portal

All new students are required to complete online health forms, which are accessed through the web portal. These include Consent for Treatment, Health History, TB Screening Questionnaire, Immunization Dates, Medical Insurance Information, and the Notice of Privacy Practices. The portal is used for completing required medical information forms, viewing and printing a copy of your SHC account and immunization record and messaging the health center.

Difficulty accessing the Web Portal?

Especially MAC users, try using Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. Also, please wait 7 to 10 days after you pay your deposit of acceptance before accessing the portal.

 

Meningitis B information

Meningitis B is a growing concern on college campuses. Most students have received the Meningitis vaccine for A, C, Y, W, as a state requirement prior to starting college; however until recently there was no vaccine to prevent Meningitis B. Students ages 17 - 23 are at the highest risk for Meningitis B with a 9% greater risk for college students vs. non-college students.

Meningitis B vaccines will be available on campus on 9/26/2018, 2-4 pm, Andruss Library Schweiker Room.

Parent/Supporter/Student Information about Meningitis B vaccinations at BU

Informational Links
CDC – Meningitis B
Meningitis B Vaccine Information Statement


What's new with the flu?

It's not too late to get the flu shot! The flu vaccine is still considered one of the best ways to prevent flu symptoms from becoming more serious.

SHC can assist you in locating a flu vaccine at a local pharmacy.

Flu information

Self Care Unit

Healthy Husky (Wellness)

Research demonstrates that healthy students are successful students. Healthy Husky efforts include information, interaction and awareness about the benefits of stress management, healthy eating, getting the flu shot, mindful behaviors and smart choices about alcohol and other drugs, including tobacco to name just a few.

We partner with others throughout the campus to promote the healthy husky choice, spreading the word and making sure BU students are aware of healthy alternatives, be that healthy food choices, active lifestyles, or alternative fun activities.

Healthy Husky