Client's Rights and Responsibilities
The following services are for full time students.
Registered Nurses are available 24/7 on a walk in basis.
Gynecological services are available by appointment on Monday and Thursday afternoon.
Up to 10 counseling visits per academic year are free to all full-time College of Wooster students. After 10 visits per year, a minimal fee will be charged.
Rabies and Japanese Encephalitis vaccines may be ordered and given here.
We do NOT give yellow fever vaccine.
Students who are currently being treated with allergy injections may continue injections during physician hours. The cost is $50 a semester. Mail or bring your serum to the Longbrake Student Wellness Center. First injection needs a doctor appointment.
Open 24 hours for self evaluation and treatment. The following over the counter medications and products are available. Monetary donations are accepted but not required.
Open 24 hours for self evaluation and treatment. The following supplies are available. Monetary donations are accepted but not required.
There is no charge to see a nurse or one of our doctors from Cleveland Clinic, Wooster. The items below are available and can be paid using cash, check, COW card, or sent to the home account.
If additional or specialized medical care is needed, especially after regular physician hours, students will be referred to the Cleveland Clinic Wooster. All such medical care received outside the Longbrake Student Wellness Center is the financial responsibility of the student.
In an emergency, the student will be referred to the Wooster Community Hospital Emergency Department. This will be the student's financial responsibility.
Individual Health Records are maintained for all students. Student records are kept for seven years after the student leaves The College of Wooster, and then are destroyed.
All medical records are kept strictly confidential, and are not released to anyone without the student's permission. Requesting a copy of any part of your medical records requires written permission and a processing fee.
The Wellness Center staff does not write medical excuse notes to professors. With the student's permission, however, we will confirm an illness to a professor.
The Longbrake Student Wellness Center maintains strict confidentiality, in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio.
Students may grant permission for their illness/injury to be discussed with parents, professors, etc., on an illness by illness basis. However, students who are below the age of 18 do not need to grant permission to allow parents to speak with the staff.
The Longbrake Student Wellness Center does not routinely notify parents or professors of illness. This is the student's responsibility.
If a professor requires verification of illness/injury, he or she may call 330-263-2319 and information will be shared with the student's permission. The Wellness Center does not issue written excuses.
When students are hospitalized with serious conditions, parents/guardians will be notified by the admitting physician. Dean's staff will also be notified and professors will be made aware of the hospitalization.
Student Wellness Center570 E. Wayne AvenueWooster, OH 44691Phone: 330-263-2319Fax: 330-263-2369
1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, Ohio 44691. (330) 263-2000
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