WELCOME TO FALL 2020 !
The Student Health and Wellness Center
Pinyon Building is Closed for In-Person Services
You May Schedule a Phone or Zoom Telehealth Appointment with the Nurse Practitioner
Day and Times for appointments will vary through the week.
Over the Counter Medications are available in the vending machine in the lobby of Tamarack.
COVID-19 Quick Guide for Columbia College
IMPORTANT COMMUNITY RESOURCES
This page includes current information on county COVID case statistics, more phone numbers to call for services, and information on the FREE COVID Testing Site in Calaveras County.
ADVENTIST HEALTH COVID-19 ADVICE NURSE CALL LINE 209-536-5166
TUOLUMNE COUNTRY PUBLIC HEALTH COVID-19 CALL LINE 209-533-7440
COVID-19 Symptom Checker! www.adventisthealthsonora.org
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CALL CENTER
(833) 544-2374 M-F 8-5
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE!
PLEASE CHECK OUT THE
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PAGE
FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
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HEALTH SERVICES OFFERS STUDENTS:
Evaluation of minor illness and injuries: We provide lots of first aid for our campus community and evaluation of illnesses right in the office. 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. They are available Monday thru Thursday. Come in to the Health Services Office or call 588-5204 or 588-5346 to set up an appointment.
Free Mental Health Counseling appointments are available Mon-Fri
Call 588-5204 or 588-5346
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
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!