Pacific University Student Health Center Services
The Student Health Center is a professional medical clinic with services provided by licensed Nurse Practitioners and Certified Medical Assistants. Services provided include:
Treatment of Acute Illnesses and Injuries
Respiratory illnesses (colds, flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, ear infections), urinary tract infections, skin infections, acne, headaches, allergies, sprains, etc.
Treatment of Stable Chronic Illness (on a case by case basis)
Asthma, hypertension, depression, anxiety, etc.
Sexual Health Services
Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, birth control, emergency contraception, menstrual issues, vaginitis, etc.
Physicals, PAP smears, family planning services.
Oral contraceptives, emergency contraception, Depo Provera, Free condoms
Immunizations (see prices under Fees)
Including Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diptheria (Td), Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis (Tdap), and Tuberculosis (TB) screening.
Meningoccocal vaccine--contact Washington County Health Department for an appointment to receive this vaccine 503-846-8851.
Titer blood test to determine immunity to Hepatitis B, Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Lab Testing (see prices under fees)
Some lab testing is done in the clinic (Rapid Strep, Urinalysis, Rapid Influenza, titers). Other lab work can be ordered by Student Health Center Nurse Practitioners to be performed at a local laboratory.
Nurse Practitioners offer prescriptions for medication as needed after patient has established care with a Health Center provider. Some prescription medication and birth control is available for purchase at the Student Health Center. Prescriptions written for other medications can be filled at any Oregon pharmacy. Locations of the closest pharmacies are available at the Health Center. The Health Center is not a public Pharmacy: prescriptions from outside medical providers can not be filled at the Student Health Center.
Health Education & Counseling
Lifestyle changes, risk assessment, prevention of illness, and stress management.
Referrals to Specialists as Indicated
A list of local physicians is available.
Over-the-Counter Medication Samples
There are no charges for office visits; however, there are charges for some medication, supplies, and lab tests. See fee page for more information.
All Health Center records and communications with staff are confidential and are protected by law. Information will only be released when the patient signs a written "authorization to disclose medical information" form. The Health Center's records remain separate from other University files and are not considered educational records; there are exceptions as outlined in the Health Center Notice of Privacy Practices section and which can be discussed with the Health Center staff.