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  • 1. University Health Service Health Care for Students!
  • 2. What is University Health Service? University Health Service (UHS) is an on-campus clinic available for student use. Our services include: Primary Care Clinic Women’s Care Clinic Nursing Clinic Behavioral Health Clinic Health Education/Prevention Services
  • 3. Clinic Hours Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday 9 – 11 a.m. Summer and when classes are not in session: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • 4. Who can use UHS? • Full-time students are assessed the health fee with their mandatory fees and tuition. • Part-time students can voluntarily pay the health fee or be seen on a fee for service basis. • Summer coverage available with optional health fee or on a fee for service basis. 2014-2015 Health Fee: $175/semester
  • 5. What does the Health Fee Cover? • Unlimited office visits for: – Injury or illness – Allergy injections • Well-patient physical exams • Women’s care (gynecology) • Observation room care • Phone information nurse • On-call physician for emergency after hours • Limited medications • Behavioral Health office visits • Access to health education resources • Health education and wellness services: – Nutrition Counseling – Tobacco Treatment Counseling – Sexual Health Education Session
  • 6. What is NOT Covered under the Health Fee? The health fee is designed to cover primary care and preventive medicine. Items not covered by the health fee include: – Diagnostic testing (X-rays, most lab tests) – Hospitalization – After hours care: Urgent Treatment, Emergency Room – Surgical procedures – Referrals to specialists – Prescriptions – Vaccines Students are encouraged to have health insurance to cover these expenses
  • 7. Vaccines • University of Kentucky requires Meningitis vaccine for all students living in campus housing. • The University of Kentucky strongly recommends that all incoming students be immunized before enrollment (either through vaccination or naturally acquired immunity) against the following illnesses: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Polio, Varicella, Tetanus/Tdap, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Meningococcal Meningitis, and HPV.
  • 8. Insurance Health insurance is highly recommended. UHS accepts the University- sponsored insurance as well as dependents on UK-HMO Student can turn in charges for reimbursement to their private provider
  • 9. Primary and Women’s Care Waiting Area, 2nd Floor
  • 10. Primary and Women’s Care Check-In, 2nd Floor
  • 11. Primary and Women’s Care Exam Rooms, 2nd Floor
  • 12. Phone Information Nurse 859-323-INFO (4636) Available from 8 a.m. - 4:30pm • Home treatment recommendations • Triages medical issues • Makes appointments to be seen by clinician
  • 13. Behavioral Health Clinic 4th Floor Clinician Offices
  • 14. Student Pharmacy • Pharmacy ― Conveniently located on the first floor of University Health Service Building ― Full service, including over the counter medications ― Prescription cost is not covered by health fee ― Insurance recommended
  • 15. PAWS Center Promoting & Achieving Wellness for Students • The PAWS Center assists students in reducing their health risks through education, goal setting, lifestyle coaching, outreach events and support services. We value health and wellness for academic success and strive to promote a healthy lifestyle for students! • The center is located on the first floor of UHS and offers the following: – Health education literature and resources including info about nutrition, quitting tobacco and sexual health. – Health education models – Health education and wellness programs. – Student peer health educators. – Computer and internet access. – We can help students get connected to other campus resources!
  • 16. Connect With Us! Facebook@UKstudenthealth Twitter@UHSPaws