Health Services FAQ
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You can make an appointment online or call the clinic directly.
If there is a health care provider available, yes, you can speak to one on the telephone. Otherwise, it is advised to make an appointment and come in.
New patients should bring their school ID. A consent form and health assessment form will be sent to you from the clinic. Please fill out forms and submit them back to clinic.
Established patients should bring their school ID.
Absolutely. Our practitioner will evaluate your injury and possibly send you for an x-ray. If there is immediate attention needed that we do not offer here in our clinic, we can refer you to a specialist.
Absolutely. Our practitioner will evaluate your injury. You should notify your supervisor of the injury and follow the guidelines put forth by your employer. If you are injured while on campus, please read McNeese’s policy and procedures for student injuries.
Absolutely. Our practitioner will evaluate your injury and possibly send you for an x-ray. If there is a fracture (a break), we can refer you to an orthopedic specialist.
No. We do not draw blood at the clinic, but we can refer you to a local pathology lab for routine blood work.
Yes. Make an appointment online or call the clinic directly.
No, but we will be happy to provide you with a referral.
Yes, physicals are done here. Please bring any applicable form(s) with you to the clinic as physical requirements vary within each department.
Unfortunately we don't give this vaccination at the University Health Center. You can check with Walgreens, Walmart, CVS or you may call your primary care doctor and inquire whether this vaccine is given at their office or check with any walk in clinic.
No, you must be an active student to access the University Health Center.
Yes, we offer common STD Testing. Screening is advised for all sexually active individuals. For chlamydia and gonorrhea, screening is done by urine collection. We encourage students to not urinate an hour prior to your appointment.
For HIV and syphilis, screening is done via finger stick.
The nurse practitioner can prescribe many routine medications, but will not prescribe narcotics or medications for Attention Deficit Disorder.
The University Health Center will provide excuses for students who have missed class while being seen in our clinic. If you missed class and did not come to the health center for treatment, we will not provide you with a class excuse. Work excuses are also available, if needed.
Each instructor has their own absence policy which is given to students in their syllabus on the first day of class. If you have any medical difficulties and do have medical documentation, you can contact the Dean of Students at (337-475-5609) and explain your situation.
Privacy and Records
If you are over 18, no. All individuals over age 18 are considered an adult by law, and we are not allowed to release any information to anyone without a signed consent by the patient. Once a release is signed, we can only release the information to the person the patient specifies and can only tell them what the patient specifies.
Any student under the age of 18 is required to have a parental consent form signed by a parent or guardian.
Make sure if you're having your parent or a friend meet you at the clinic that you notify us beforehand. If you're not in the waiting room when they arrive, we won't be able to tell them that you are here.
Yes. Under Louisiana Law (LaRS40:1299.96), you can obtain copies of your medical records here, or we are happy to send you your medical records to you once we receive a written authorization from you.
All immunization records can be emailed to email@example.com
To request the immunization records you turned in upon enrollment, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email, include your name, Banner ID# and what you are requesting.
Cost and Insurance
All currently enrolled McNeese students are eligible for treatment for no charge at the time of service. Health Services is funded by the assessed student health fee that students pay each semester.
Health Services is funded by the assessed student health fee that students pay each semester. This includes assessments for illnesses, minor injuries, and general physicals. However, this does not include lab work or certain procedures that we send to the pathology lab, and students will be responsible for these payments.
At this time, the university does not offer student health insurance. Check healthcare.gov as well as each individual company for a student policy that best suits your needs.
International Students can contact email@example.com to inquire about insurance through the university.
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There are several pharmacies in the area that we recommend, and two pharmacies within walking distance of the McNeese Campus.
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