Student Health Center

Services

The campus Student Health Center supports the medical and mental health of all Fort Lewis College students so each may achieve academic success and personal fulfillment. As a primary care facility with an in-house pharmacy and lab, we can manage most acute illnesses and injuries, assist with chronic conditions, diagnose and treat common mental health issues, and provide minor surgical and nursing services.  Personal health education is provided at each visit.  

Click on the categories below to see the services offered by the Student Health Center.

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  • Strep tests
  • Blood tests
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
  • Vaginal infection testing
  • Pap smears
  • Mononucleosis tests
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Urinalysis
  • TB screening

 

  • Vaginal ring
  • Condoms
  • Pills
  • Depo-Provera injections
  • Diaphragm fitting
  • Emergency contraception
  • IUDs

 

The Student Health Center strives to provide health and wellness education at every encounter to assist our students in making healthy lifestyle choices.
 
  • Health promotion education
  • Smoking cessation education and support
  • Classroom presentations on health and wellness
  • International travel presentations

 

  • Assistance in securing appointments with physicians, dentists and other practitioners.
  • Assistance with student health insurance claims.

 

  • Acute injury and illness
  • Pre-participation athletic, employment, school, or travel exams
  • Annual female GYN exam and Pap
  • Intercollegiate sports physicals
  • Routine physicals for jobs or other schools
  • Minor surgical procedures, i.e. wart/mole removal, stitches, etc.
  • Ear irrigation
  • IV therapy for dehydration
  • Counseling and medication management of psychological conditions
  • Payment assistance programs for medications and vaccines
  • Contraceptive consultations
  • Outreach and education

We provide healthy travelers consults to students traveling abroad for pleasure or through academic programs. 

We provide vaccine recommendations, administer travel shots, and post-travel visits.

 

  • MMR: State of Colorado law and Fort Lewis College require that all students born after Jan. 1, 1957, provide proof of TWO Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) immunizations after their first birthday.
  • Tetanus
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
  • Meningitis
  • Flu vaccine
  • Yellow Fever
  • Tdap
  • Gardasil
  • Travel education and immunizations

Our pharmacy has low-cost medications & our laboratory offers tests like flu, mono, strep, and HIV on-site.  Our send-out lab results are usually back the next day.

Our professional staff provides similar services to your family doctor at home.

We are affordable & accessible, located right here on campus for your convenience!

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