On-Campus Health Resources

Parent site 9Whether it's a cold or recovering from an injury through physical therapy, Appalachian has the resources that can help return your student to their healthy selves. We know that as a parent of a college student, it can be painful to hear that your student isn't feeling well. However, Appalachian has plenty of resources to help your student through the small and large issues.

 

M.S. Shook Student Health Services Center

If your student is sick and needs to visit M.S. Shook Student Health Services Center, please allow them to call and make the appointment. This allows your student to work the appointment around their class schedule, as well as become an advocate for their health. Please note that our Health Services Center does not provide students with absent-notes for their classes. Because of this, please encourage your student to reach out to their professor if they must miss class due to illness. Professors may contact the Health Services Center to confirm a student's appointment time if it overlaps with class.

 

Please remind your student that an AppCard is required for ALL services. Appointments can be made by calling (828) 262-6577 or by going online. While student fees cover most of your student's health service needs on campus, there may be some additional costs depending on the treatment or service required; please click here for a list of Health Service Fees.

 

Pharmacy

The Pharmacy is located in the After-Hours/Observation area of the M.S. Shooks Health Services Center. The primary focus of this pharmacy is to treat the acute needs of students.

Please click here to view the list of available medications with costs

Please remind your student that a valid AppCard is required for all services

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Closed Weekends

 

Laboratory

A variety of laboratory test are available in order to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Student fees cover the majority of laboratory costs; however, in some situations, there will be a fee requested at the time of service.

If you have any questions regarding services we offer or the related charges, please call our laboratory at (828) 262-6956

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Allergy Clinic

Our Health Services Center does provide allergy serums to our students, but there are several requirements that must be met both prior to and during your student's first visit to the clinic:

 

  • If your student has received allergy injections prior to attending Appalachian, our clinic needs a MD record of your student's previous allergy injection treatments prior to starting at Appalachian. Your physician must also complete a the MD Allergy Orders
  • Antigen and injection instructions must be provided to the clinic during the first visit
  • There is also a per semester fee that must be paid during the first visit to the Allergy Clinic

For a list of available allergy injections and prices, please click here

For general information regarding the Appalachian Allergy Clinic, please click here.

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

 

Immunization Clinic

Our Health Services Center provides lots of different immunizations to students; including Flu Vaccines and vaccines for international travel.

For a list of available immunizations and prices, please click here

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

 

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Injury Clinic

Our Injury Clinic is staffed by Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainers by the National Athletic Trainers of Association.

To be treated at our Injury Clinic, your student must have orders from an approved provider (MD, Nurse Practioner) with documentation of any specific protocol they wish to be followed.

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am  - 4:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Students must be checked in no later than 3:00pm to receive services

Women's Health Clinic

Our Women's Health Clinic provides services such as routine women's exams, counseling and much more.

Please click here for more information on the services our Women's Health Clinic provides

If your student needs any of our Women's Health Services, they should indicate their needs while scheduling their appointment, this way we can ensure they receive the correct service.

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

 

Travel Clinic

When your student is planning on traveling internationally, you can count on our Travel Clinic to provide the necessary immunizations and health protocol information to your student. For an Individual Travel Health Appointment, your student must make the appointment in person at the Appointment Desk of the M.S. Shook Health Services Office. At the time of making the appointment, a $20 non-refundable Travel Consultation Fee will need to be paid. Your student will also be asked to complete several forms in regards to their travel plans, so at the time of their appointment, our Travel Nurse is well prepared. During your student's appointment, they will be given a Travax report customized to their specific travel needs, as well as a list of recommended immunizations. Vaccine administration may begin during this appointment as well. To contact our Lead Travel Health Consultation Nurse, Kevin Long, RN, you may call (828) 262-3100

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