The Student Health Center is a professional medical clinic with services provided by licensed Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Certified Medical Assistants.
Flu Vaccine is Available
Flu vaccine clinics will be held on the following days and locations:
Friday, October 6, Hillsboro Campus, Building 2 Atrium from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wednesday, October 11, Forest Grove Campus, University Center, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Cost is $25 and can be billed to student account, paid with cash or check (receipts are available to submit to HSA or for insurance reimbursement). Students with University student insurance plan will have charges billed and there is no out of pocket cost.
Students who are unable to come to a flu vaccine clinic may call to schedule a flu vaccine at the Student Health Center (503) 352-2269.
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. See additional information below regarding mental health medication treatment.
- Sexual Health Services: Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, birth control, emergency contraception, menstrual issues, vaginitis, etc.
- Health Maintenance: Physicals (sport, travel, general), PAP smears, family planning services.
- Contraception: Oral contraceptives, emergency contraception, Depo Provera, Free condoms
- Immunizations: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, HepA/B combination, Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis (Tdap), Flu Vaccine, and Tuberculosis (TB) screening.
- Meningoccocal vaccine: Area pharmacies carry or will order this vaccine and can bill your insurance. Call pharmacy of your choice for information.
- HPV vaccine
- Titer blood test to determine immunity to Hepatitis B, Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella
- Lab Testing: Some lab testing is done in the clinic (Rapid Strep, Urinalysis, Mono spot test, titers, STD testing). Other lab work can be ordered by Student Health Center providers to be performed at a local laboratory.
- Prescription medication: Providers offer prescriptions for medication as needed after patient has established care with the Health Center. 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. The Health Center is not a public Pharmacy: prescriptions from outside medical providers can not be filled at the Student Health Center.
- Health Education and Counseling: nutrition, tobacco cessation, sleep counseling, illness prevention and stress management. Also check out our Health Topics information page.
- Referrals to Specialists as Indicated: A list of local physicians is available.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Services
Practitioners at the Student Health Center provide medication management for students with anxiety, depression and other mental health needs. For students who may need a higher level of medication management, an independent Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is on campus at the Student Health Center to provide service. Costs associated with receiving services from the PMHNP are independent of the Student Health Center fees. For more information, please call the Student Health Center 503-352-2269.
There is no charge for office visits at the Student Health Center. There are costs for lab, medication, immunizations, physicals and supplies. For more information visit the Student Health Center fee page.