Student Health Services provides health care for individual students through the services of College Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, and Medical Assistants. Services provided address short-term acute illnesses and injuries, pregnancy testing and emergency contraception, screening and prevention of communicable diseases, and assist students in managing their health conditions.
Over the counter medications and supplies, such as pain relievers, condoms, and band aids, also are available during office hours free of charge.
NURSE PRACTITIONER CLINICS
Eligible injured or ill students can seek medical care, free of charge, for evaluation and treatment of uncomplicated illness and injury, receive health counseling, and obtain referrals as needed.
Some prescription medications and laboratory studies are available on site. Limited immunizations and health screenings including: blood pressure, weight, vision, hearing, and TB tests are provided.
Physician services are available on site, free of charge, upon referral by a College Nurse Practitioner. Physician services are available on the Santa Rosa Campus on Tuesdays and Fridays.
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES
Reproductive health services, including birth control, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, clinical exams, Paps, and mammogram referrals are provided by Community Health Centers on select days at Student Health Services at the Petaluma Campuses.
All SRJC athletes are required to obtain clearance from the Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) Student Health Services Department, prior to participating in SRJC athletics programs.
STAFF TUBERCULOSIS CLEARANCES AND FIRST AID FOR WORK-RELATED INJURIES
SRJC staff and faculty may utilize Student Health Services clinical services to obtain their required work related tuberculosis clearance, at no cost to the employee. Clinical Staff members will need PPD placements in accordance with hospital facility guidance. Academic staff members who do not work in medical facilities are screened at hire and every 4 years. Recent changes in Ed Code allows for a Risk Assessment process. Results of the Risk Assessment determine whether a PPD test is needed. Completed Risk Assessments are forwarded to Human Resources for documentation.
They also may receive initial first aid for an acute work-related injury, with a referral to the District’s Occupational Health provider as indicated.
STUDENT COMMENTS ABOUT CLINICAL SERVICES
- “Gentle and welcoming. Listened and responded to my needs and problems.”
- “Great. Friendly and Informative.”
- “Excellent service. Def coming back if other issues arise…”
- “I came in for an urgent drop in and they worked me in even after the NP’s last appointment. Thank you.”
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