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Due to increased precautions surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), U of U Student Health is upholding it's committment to keeping you and others safe by introducing some new safeguards for patients.

We are only seeing patients by APPOINTMENT. No walk-ins at this time.

Students in need of vaccines, blood tests, etc. MUST CALL for an appointment.

We respectfully ask that before traveling to the clinic for symptoms such as high fever, cough, or shortness of breath, please contact us first at 801-581-6431.  We can then discuss your symptoms with you and address any concerns over the phone to determine if a visit, or further testing, is necessary.

You may also message your provider via the patient portal.  Simply log on to your account, select "Messages", then your provider.  For more general questions, select the "Ask a Nurse" provider. Messages will be answered in the order they are received during normal business hours.

COVID19 Testing (nasal swab)

Only the PCR test can be used to detect an active infection.  In order to protect our patients and staff, the Student Health Center is not performing any PCR testing, instead relying on mobile testing sites.  To access mobile testing sites, you need to begin with a virtual visit through University Healthcare or Intermountain Connect Care (please see links on this page on the right).

COVID19  Serology (blood test)

This test measures whether you have antibody to COVID19.  You develop antibodies after you have been exposed to a virus or other pathogen.  With COVID19, the data is unknown whether a positive test means you have permanent immunity from COVID19 or if it is only temporary.  Also unknown is whether you can still spread the virus with a positive antibody test.  Thus even with a positive test, you will still need to adhere to social distancing and masking guidelines.  The test is only useful in certain situations (e.g., to help a provider who is caring for someone who remains ill despite a negative COVID19 PCR test).  An appointment will be needed to discuss with a provider whether serology testing is warranted; testing can only be done after symptoms have resolved for at least 14 days.

For more information on COVID-19, click on the HEALTH ALERTS button above.  

Student Health Center Closure Dates

CLOSED:

Wednesday Oct. 21st from 11:30 am - 5 pm

Wednesday Oct. 28th from 11:30 am - 5 pm

 Adjusted Clinic hours due to COVID-19:

The Student Health Center has consolidated clinical staffing to Monday- Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm. Tuesday evening extended hours and Saturday morning hours are discontinued until we return to normal operational status. We will be accepting appointments for asymptomatic patients who need immunizations, titers, labs and QuantiFERON-TB Gold blood tests.  We are not accepting walk-ins at the present time.  We encourange you to use virtual visit options when we are closed or if you have cold or flu symptoms.  

The Student Health Center is now offering virtual visits for students!  Visits are during our normal operating hours, using Zoom for Healthcare.  (Not all insurances cover virtual visits with Student Health-please check with your individual insurance plan or with the receptionist when scheduling.) 

Please consider the following options when the Student Health Center is closed:

Tele Doc - a free service for students on the Student Health Insurance Plan (United Healthcares Student Resources)  and just $40 for students not on the insurance.

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University of Utah Healthcare -

University of Utah Virtual visits

Intermountain Healthcare -

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Stay informed. Stay healthy. Stay online.

The Student Health Center Patient Portal allows access to a number of resources including:

  • Secure Communication with your provider
  • Ability to obtain immunization records
  • Can submit dates and records for immunization compliance

We have recently updated our text messaging capabilities to better serve you!  To continue receiving text messages, you will need to follow the instructions below to opt-in for messaging in our new system.

  1. Click on the patient portal button below
  2. Log in or create a new account
  3. Select your Name - located in the upper right corner
  4. Select "Edit your Profile"
  5. Click on "I would like to receive SMS text message reminders"
  6. Click on "Save"

 

 

Student Health Insurance

The University of Utah and ASUU strongly encourage all students to have health insurance and offer the Student Health Insurance plan through United Healthcare Student Resources. The plan covers routine medical care, specialty care, urgent care, and emergency care. Learn more about the Student Health Insurance plan and eligibility requrements.

 

 

After hours? Check out our After Hours Resource Guide


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Last Updated: 10/14/20