Student Health and Wellness Center
Summer 2022 Update
The Student Health and Wellness Center will not offer Nursing Services for Summer Session.
Columbia College Basic Needs Resources Hub
Columbia College now has a Basic Needs web page where you can access campus and community resources that are related to basic needs. Resources include housing, food, utilities, finances, clothing, transportation, medical, COVID, mental health, employment, child care, safety, legal, financial literacy, personal care, school supplies, and technology.
Check out the Columbia Basic Needs web page!
24/7 Access to Doctors Online
For Medi-Cal and other Anthem Blue Cross Members, LiveHealth offers access to doctors and other healthcare providers 24/7!
The Health and Wellness Center has take-home COVID-19 tests for students. Drop in and ask for one.
Questions about the Covid Vaccine?
Everyone has questions about the vaccine.
Here are real answers to important questions.
Your Space at Your Pace
Over 25 modules on helpful health and wellness topics including Stress Management, Food Resources, Homeless Help, Anxiety, Depression, Cold and Flu, Natural Remedies, Foster Youth, Veterans, First Aid, Nutrition, Birth Control and More!
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HEALTH SERVICES OFFERS STUDENTS:
Evaluation of minor illness and injuries: We provide first aid for our campus community and evaluation of illnesses in the office or via secure zoom. If you need more than we offer on campus, we can refer you to a place in the community. We can help you make appointments, find addresses and phone numbers, help to get you where you need to go.
Mental Health Counselor: We have a licensed counselor offering free, private and confidential counseling appointments on campus to registered students. Appointments made by contacting the Health Services office at (209) 588-5283.
Information on health insurance: including medi-cal, county insurance, affordable care act and student health insurance plans
Medications: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen, allergy meds, cough drops, hydrocortisone cream, antibiotic ointment, kleenex, Vit C and more over the counter medications are free to students at the health office or for 25 cents in campus vending machines located in Manzanita and Oak Pavilion.
Natural Remedies: Tea, Arnica Oil, Calendula Cream and assessments and advice from our board certified Advanced Practice Holistic Care Nurse Practitioner.
Condoms: Condoms are free in the health office. More family planning services and supplies can be found at the local Tuolumne County Public Health Department through their Family PACT program. Call 533-7400 for more information.
Vending Machines: There are two vending machines on campus that offer over the counter medications and condoms for a quarter. They are located in the Oak Pavilion lobby and in the Tamarack Library in the gallery lobby.
Resting Bed: We have a place in the health office to lie down and rest if you are not feeling well or need a short nap to make it through the day. Pillow, blanket and a cup of tea!
Tuberculosis Skin Testing: Staff and students may find they need a tuberculosis (tb) skin test. These are offered Monday thru Wednesdays. Please plan to return two days after the initial test for the results to be read.
Health Information: Health Services has a wealth of free information on a variety of health topics.
Smoking Cessation: Our College nurse is a certified smoking cessation counselor. Need help kicking the habit? Come make an appointment to get the best tips and information to make your quit day stick! Stop smoking kits are also available. We have limited amount of nicotine replacement therapies to help!