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Immunizations and Therapeutic Injections

Flu Vaccine
Flu vaccine is available at the Student Health Center for all UR students.Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone. If you have a chronic illness, vaccination is especially important to avoid complications from the flu.

Call the Student Health Center at (804) 289-8700 to schedule a brief appointment for your flu shot.

The SHC offers a flu shot clinic in October and parents and studnets will be made aware of dates, times and locations.

Allergy Shots

The Student Health Center (SHC) will administer allergy injections during the regular academic year with written orders and the appropriate serum from your allergist.

If you want the SHC to administer your allergy injections please drop off your serum and instructions at the front desk when you arrive on campus. Be sure to pick up a copy of the Allergy Injection Policy to read and sign.

To schedule an allergy injection appointment, call our main number 289-8700. Your initial allergy shot/shots must be administered by your allergist's office and cannot be administered by SHC.

Other Immunizations and Therapeutic Injections

The following immunizations can be given at the SHC:

  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • tetanus
  • HPV (human papilloma virus)
  • hepatitis B
  • influenza
  • pneumococcal
  • meningococcal vaccinations
  • PPD (tuberculosis) skin tests

The fee is payable at the time of the injection. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides downloadable Vaccine Information Statements for specific vaccines.

We also can give other injectible medications with a written order or instructions from a physician. Call 804-289-8700 to schedule an appointment.

Lab Tests

Lab Test Done at the Student Health Center

We send all of our lab tests to Lab Corp. We do not file for insurance reimbursement,but we will provided you with the necessary information needed to file.

We advise you contact your individual insurance company to determine what your policy covers regarding lab tests and payment.

Lab test require an appointment, call the SHC at 804-289-8700 to schedule an appointment.

Lab Tests Requested by Non-UR Health Care Providers

We can help with lab orders from a non-UR healthcare provider. You may go to an outpatient lab or you may have the lab test done by the SHC.

We advise you contact your individual insurance company to determine what your policy covers regarding lab tests and payment. 

Lab test require an appointment, call the SHC at 804-289-8700 to schedule an appointment.

Payment for Lab Tests

The SHC provide lab services, he/she will be charged and collected at the time of service.

The SHC does not bill insurance companies or any other third party payer.

For more information, refer to the SHC billing policy.

Medical Equipment

The Student Health Center loans the following equipment to eligible students at no cost:

  • crutches
  • heating pads
  • jet nebulizers
  • sharps containers (for diabetics, etc.)
Pharmacy and Prescriptions

Filling Prescriptions

To transfer a prescription to another pharmacy:
Call the local pharmacy of your choice. Provide your name, medication name, and/or prescription number and the phone number for the dispensing pharmacy. The local pharmacy will contact the dispensing pharmacy and arrange to have the prescription transferred. 

To refill a current prescription:
Call the dispensing pharmacy. Provide your name, medication name, and/or prescription number. If there are no refills left on the original prescription, the local pharmacy will contact the prescribing physician.

For renewal of an expired prescription:
Call the dispensing pharmacy. Provide your name, medication name, and/or prescription number. The dispensing pharmacy will contact the prescribing physician.

ADHD Services and Policies

The physicians at the Student Health Center able to write prescriptions for ADHD medications. However, the physicians at the SHC do not diagnose ADHD.

Students being treated at the SHC are required to be seen by one of our physicians a minimum of once a semester. Additionally, students must visit both the Academic Skills Center and Counseling and Psychological Services at least once to remain eligible to receive prescriptions for their ADHD. This allows students the opportunity to learn the necessary study skills for collegiate academic success and helpful organizational tips. atreat the medical symptoms of ADHD. However, the physicians at the SHC do not diagnose ADHD. If you are currently being treated with a prescription medication for your ADHD, you may elect to continue treatment with your home physician to obtain your refills.

Stimulant Medication Policies and Procedures

The SHC has a strict policy regulating the procedure for obtaining stimulant medication prescriptions written by university physicians.

For more information, read the full explanation of services and policies.

Skilled Care

The SHC may provide wound care for an individual student for a maximum of two (2) weeks. This allows the student adequate time to make other arrangements for continuing care, such as through a home health or visiting nurse agency.  The student must provide specific written instructions from the treating physician. The student may be required to provide their own supplies if specialized products not ordinarily stocked in the health center are ordered by the treating physician. If a student misses three (3) scheduled appointments during the two week period, this service will be immediately terminated and the student must seek their wound care elsewhere. For information on local woundcare options please refer to off campus providers for a detailed list.