- Persistent fever.
- Vomiting and unable to keep clear liquids down.
- Persistent diarrhea.
- Cold Symptoms for more than 10 days that do not respond to self-care.
- Severe headache.
- Unable to bear weight or use the affected limb after an injury.
- Burning with urination or a discharge.
- STD exposure.
- Unprotected sex, (emergency contraception is available at the student health center for a nominal fee and is also available at local pharmacies).
- Menstrual changes.
- Persistent abdominal pain.
- Unexplained or concerning weight loss.
- Wheezing and/ or severe cough.
- Redness, pain, swelling and/or drainage from a cut or scrape.
- A sore throat that keeps you from eating or drinking especially if accompanied by a fever.
- Unexplained or persistent rash or skin changes.
- Pain, redness or drainage in the eye.
- Ear pain.
- Persistent insomnia or feelings of anxiety and/or depression.
Make an appointment:
All medical care starts by calling the Health Center at 607-436-3573. After providing name, student identification number, and insurance information, students will be routed to nursing staff for triage evaluation.
What to expect:
Telemedicine: The medical provider will treat most conditions via telemedicine. If you are scheduled for a telemedicine appointment, you will receive a message to your Oneonta email with a link to Microsoft Teams. Please ensure that your audio and video capabilities are enabled on your device. At the time of your schedule telemedicine appointment, please follow the link to start your virtual visit with your medical provider. For any questions or concerns regarding your appointment, please can 607-436-3573. In-person visits are available at the provider’s discretion.
In-person: Students scheduled for in-person appointments, should call 607-436-3573 upon arrival. For the safety of students and Health Center staff, only students with an appointment will be invited inside by a nurse. The Health Center, has a designated space for COVID-19 testing to reduce the risk of transmission to others.
Excuses will never be given for classes missed due to a student appointment or walk-in visit at Student Health Services. (See Policy Library, Excused Absences).
All student information held at the Health Center is strictly confidential and will not be released without written or phone consent by the student and/or as required by law. Students under 18 years of age, must have parental permission to be seen and treated at the Health Center except for emergency situations, emancipated minors, or reproductive health issues.