FAQ's

What is the cost of the Health Center Fee?

Each full time undergraduate student is charged a Health Center fee of $77 per semester.

Services included in fee:

  • All Visits - Nurse, Physician Assistant, Physician
  • Medications -The Health Center stocks many over-the-counter medications and commonly prescribed antibiotics and antifungals
  • Specific lab testing in the health center as follows: strep, mono, pregnancy and urinalysis when indicated
  • Flu shots as long as supply available
  • University required accident insurance

 

Are additional fees charged for any services at the Student Health Center?

  • Immunizations - Tetanus/Pertussis booster (Tdap), Hepatitis B, Meningitis, Gardasil (HPV). The exact fee depends on our cost at the time.  TB tests are also available for a fee.
  • Laboratory testing - If any outside lab tests are required, i.e. blood tests, urine or wound cultures, there is a fee. This fee can be paid by cash, check or Eagle Card, or it can be billed to your health insurance. The exact fee is controlled by Quest Laboratories.
  • Radiology - X-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans which are ordered by one of the providers will need to be done at an outside provider such as Samaritan Hospital. These tests will be billed to your health insurance.
  • Physical Exams – Intercollegiate Sports Physicals, Work Physicals, etc. are $30.

 

Can I receive my allergy Injections at the Student Health Center?

Yes, you may receive allergy injections at the Student Health Center, with the following provisions:

  • You must receive your initial injection with your allergist.
  • Your allergist must send documentation of your orders with specific instructions for administration.
  • You must provide the serum from your allergist.
  • A physician is not on-site every day. Your allergist will be asked to sign a form stating that it is acceptable for you to receive your injections with a Physician Assistant supervising.
  • There may be times during the school year that the Physician Assistant is not available and other arrangements will need to be made for receiving your allergy injection.

 

What do I do when the Student Health Center is closed?

  • If you have a Medical Emergency (requires IMMEDIATE medical attention):
    • Contact Safety Services for assistance-911
    • Go to Samaritan Regional Health Systems Emergency Room (at student's expense) located at 1025 Center Street approximately 1/2 mile from campus
  • Non-Emergencies (sore throat, colds, etc.)
    • Call the Student Health Center when they open. The number is 419.289.5200. You will be able to schedule an appointment to be seen in a timely manner.  Center hours are 9:30 a.m – 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., Monday-Friday during fall and spring semesters.  Closed on breaks. 
    • During summer months, breaks and after-hours call your physician’s office for an appointment or visit an urgent care center, etc. (at student's expense).  There is an urgent care (Q-Care) located next to Samaritan Hospital, 1025 Center Street.

 

 

Contact Us

Student Health Center

Hawkins Conard Student Center
401 College Avenue
Ashland, Ohi0 44805

Jody Usher
Registered Nurse
jusher@ashland.edu

Amity Arnold
Physician's Assistant
aarnold7@ashland.edu

Tina Oswalt
Administrative Assistant
toswalt@ashland.edu

Office: 419.289.5200

Monday-Friday
9:30 a.m.-noon  & 1-5 p.m.
Closed for lunch

Closed Saturday-Sunday
& during the Summer