Care for Acute Illness & Injuries

The following services are available to students:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of minor illness, injury, and emergencies
  • Physical Exams
  • Counseling and consultations for special problems, such as: eating disorders, stress-related illness, alcohol and other substance abuse, depression
  • Throat cultures; pregnancy testing; blood tests; urine dip-sticks
  • Pap/Pelvic STD Testing for men and women
  • TB skin testing
  • Suture removal
  • Immunizations, including tetanus, meningitis, measles, hepatitis
  • Travel Immunizations
  • Annual flu shots
  • Wellness promotion
  • Information and consultation on: nutrition, physical fitness, emotional well-being, weight control, high blood pressure, stress reduction, drug and alcohol abuse, reproductive issues, sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Smoking cessation
  • Limited or starter supplies of over-the counter medications such as ibuprofen, cold and allergy capsules, or bandages may be provided as appropriate, at no charge.
  • Limited prescription medications available on-site/written prescriptions
  • Referrals for specialist care. When students require advanced diagnostic tests or specialty care, the Health Center is happy to help them with a referral to an appropriate provider in the community. Students are responsible for contacting their insurance carriers to determine which providers may be covered under their plans.

Emergencies

Location
Health Services is located in Dominican Hall 123 (on first floor).
Please use the lakeside entrance- facing Lake Wingra and the Siena Apartments

Campus Map
Map to The Wellness Center

Scheduling Appointments

For scheduling assistance, please email healthservices@edgewood.edu.

The nurse practitioner has availability on Mondays and Wednesdays by appointment.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency or a personal counseling crisis, please call 911.