The Student Health Clinic offers the following services:
- General medical care
- Routine health exams
- Injury evaluations
- Psychiatric services
- Travel consultations
- Allergy injections
- Lab testing
- Sexual Transmitted Disease (STD) testing
- Eating disorders management
- Gynecology/sexual health services
The Student Health Clinic does not provide ongoing management of chronic illnesses. The Student Health Clinic healthcare providers will assist with arrangements for coordination of care for chronic illnesses.
More Info About Services
- Appropriate treatment for acute illnesses and injuries, including communication with primary care/specialists, as needed
- Full lab services to complete ordered routine and follow up blood draws before your appointment with your primary care provider/specialists.
- Diagnostic assessments and testing for many chronic illnesses. If needed, referrals will be made for further treatment and management of chronic diseases.
- Free sharps containers and sharps disposal
- Evaluation of diabetes risk or diagnose diabetes. Newly diagnosed diabetic patients are referred to a specialist either in the Cedar Valley or their hometown depending on student’s preference.
- Nurse-on-call service is available after clinic hours, weekends and holidays for medical advice by dialing 319-272-2600.
The resource nurse helps patients to determine the appropriate care of health problems through phone at 319-273-5161 or in-person visits. Nurse appointments are available for a variety of health-related issues including pregnancy testing, travel consultations & vaccinations, allergy injections and updating immunizations.
Referral to a Medical Specialist
If your condition requires referral to a specialist, the Student Health Clinic health care providers will assist you with making those arrangements.
Students are responsible for:
- Contacting their insurance to see if the medical specialist or health facility is participating with their health insurance company.
- Bringing copies of their health insurance cards to their appointment as well as personal identification (such as UNI ID or driver’s license).
- Fees charged by a specialist are independent of the Student Health Clinic. If you have specific questions related to the cost of the visit, you should check with your health insurance company.
These web links contain health information and should not be interpreted as personal medical advice. If you would like to learn more or are concerned about your own health issues, please call 319-273-5161 to speak with the Student Health Clinic resource nurse.
Medline Plus - Health Topics A-Z
Web MD - symptom checker
Go Ask Alice - health information and resources
E-Checkup to go - programs are personalized, evidence-based, online prevention interventions for alcohol and marijuana
Mayo Clinic - health information and resources
Sexual Health Websites
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - sexual health information
Birth control information
Birth control methods fact sheet
Birth control information
Get Yourself Tested - sexually transmitted disease information and testing
Mental Health Websites
Take a Mental Health Test - Mental Health America
- National Hopeline Network or 1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK
- 1-800-273-8255 Life Line Chat
Substance Abuse Information
Resources for the University of Northern Iowa students
Getting help for yourself or others
Prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs and illegal drug information
LGBT Health resource Websites
Ten Things Transgender Persons Should discuss with Their Healthcare Care Provider
Top 10 Things Lesbians Should discuss with Their Healthcare Provider
Black Hawk County Health Department