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Student Health & Counseling Hours, December & January

December 08, 2017

The Student Health Service will be closed to patients on Tuesday, December 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for staff development. During these hours, the only service available will be Safeway prescription pick-up.

The last Safeway prescription delivery of the semester will be on Monday, December 18. All prescriptions not picked up by 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19 will be sent back to Safeway.

The Student Health Service will close for the semester break on Wednesday, December 20 at 3 p.m. The clinic will reopen again on Tuesday, January 16 at 8:00 a.m.

At all times when the Student Health Service is closed, our Nurse Consultation Service is available to all students at 1-800-607-5501.

For local students who need medical care during the semester break, here are some options:

 
a. ZoomCare (503-684-8252) provides everyday health care, as well as urgent and preventative care.  Locations include: 
  • 202 NW 13th Ave., Portland (accessible via the bus line) 
  • 7855 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland
  • 111 “A” Avenue, Lake Oswego 
  • 6910 SE Milwaukie Ave., Portland (Sellwood)
  • Bridgeport Village, 7421 SW Bridgeport Rd., Suite 220, Tigard
Students can check provider availability and schedule appointments online at zoomcare.com.
 
b. Contact information for other health care resources (including hospital emergency departments) is available at: go.lclark.edu/portlandhealthcare
 
Before accessing care off-campus, students should be mindful of whether the provider is covered by their insurance plan.
 
In case of a medical emergency during break, contact 911 and (for on-campus emergencies) contact Campus Safety at 503-768-7777.
 
Counseling Service Hours and Updates
 
The Counseling Service will be closed on Tuesday, December 12 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. for staff planning.  The Counseling Service will also be closed all day on Thursday, December 14 for staff planning and development.  With these exceptions, the Counseling Service will be open regular hours (8:30 a.m. to noon and 1-4:30 p.m.) through Tuesday, December 19.   
 
The Counseling Service will be closed for the semester break from Wednesday, December 20 until Monday, January 8.  From January 8 through 12, we will be open for urgent care only, so that students needing crisis counseling or who have urgent needs can be assessed. During the week of January 8, students needing urgent help should contact our desk at 768-7160 to schedule appointments. We will resume our regular operating schedule on Tuesday, January 16.
 
Whenever the Counseling Service is closed, students needing to speak with a counselor should call our after-hours crisis counseling service at 503-265-7804.
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