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  • Health and Wellness Services

    There are a number of health services available to the Lewis and Clark community, from the L&C Family Health Clinic and Paul B. Hanks Dental Clinic to the L&C Mobile Health Unit.

    Health and Wellness services

    Various services are provided by the Family Health Clinic, located in Fobes Hall, Room 1525:

    • Nursing services for minor illnesses and first aid treatment of injuries
    • Blood pressure, temperature, pulse and oxygen saturation monitoring
    • Courtesy notification to instructors for ill students or students who have other emergencies and are unable to attend classes
    • Delivering emergency messages to students
    • Health counseling and assistance with minor acute and chronic illnesses
    • TB skin testing
    • Seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccinations (call for availability of other immunizations)

    Emergency Services on Campus

    For emergency illnesses or injuries, an RN is on duty at the Family Health Clinic. The nurse may be called to your location to assist and determine proper care for your injury/illness in an emergency if needed. In case of an emergency in which the nurse is needed to be called to your location, dial "0" for the Security Office from any campus phone and request that the nurse be called or contacted by radio.

    If your designated provider cannot be reached, the nurse will assist you in determining the most appropriate care and place of treatment for you and will assist in referrals. Any injury or illness requiring hospital or emergency room care will be initially evaluated by the nurse and an ambulance may be called for transport if other arrangements are not appropriate or able to be arranged.

    Family Health Clinic staff are members of the Health and Life Safety Committee and the Campus and Community Coalition for Substance Abuse and Violence. Liability and Worker Compensation Claims are initially processed through the clinic as well.