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Student Health Services

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Health News & Events

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Campus Health Alerts:

About the Ebola Virus: Salisbury University's Student Health Services (SHS) and Center for International Education (CIE) are together actively monitoring more...

Influenza like Illnesses Here! Get prepared for Flu Season!
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Tuberculosis information...

Student Health Services is seeing students with influenza like illnesses.  Cases of the flu have been confirmed in Maryland and the Centers for Disease Control are predicting an early flu season.

Hours

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Patient Visit Hours & Appointments

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesdays 9 a.m. (due to staff meetings) until noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Administrative Office Hours during academic year Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All patient visits are by appointment. Please contact our office at 410-543-6262 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

Not Your Typical Infirmary

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Accredited by:
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc. 

Other SU Health Sites

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SU Wellness Programs

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Updated April 3, 2015

Members of the Campus Community,

As you know, cases of active tuberculosis (TB) have been connected with Salisbury University students.  It is important to understand that being screened through tuberculin skin tests and treatment, if the test is positive, is the best way to avoid transmission of TB. 

For this reason, the University expects students, faculty and staff who receive a related communication from SU’s Student Health Services to be tested. There will be no cost.

SU and the Wicomico County Health Department will continue to collaborate on measures to minimize TB transmission. If anyone in the University community, as a precautionary measure, wishes to be tested, they should contact Student Health Services at 410-543-6262. 

Thank you for your attention and prompt response.

Mentha Hynes-Wilson
Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

New Students

IMPORTANT: As you prepare for your arrival at Salisbury University, there are some health related requirements that you must meet before you arrive on campus.

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January 26, 2015

Dear Members of the Campus Community,

Welcome back to campus.  We hope you had a good break and are ready to start classes.

As you are probably aware, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported high levels of influenza activity over the past month and the country is in the middle of a flu epidemic. Those who have not yet had a flu shot would still benefit from getting one. Shots are available at Student Health Services (SHS) for $15 for students, faculty and staff during regular office hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday).  An appointment is recommended.

According to the CDC, the timing of flu is very unpredictable and varies in different parts of the country. Flu activity most commonly peaks between December and February; however, seasonal flu activity may continue as late as May.  While it is not unusual for some of the viruses spreading during the season to be different from those in the vaccine, vaccination can still provide protection and might reduce severe outcomes such as hospitalization or even death.

If you get the flu, stay home and rest.  Drink plenty of fluids and seek medical attention for severe symptoms.   Prompt use of antiviral medication can decrease these symptoms and prevent complications.  Students should contact their professors about course expectations and missed assignments.

The symptoms include fever, usually over 101 degrees Fahrenheit, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, severe muscle and body aches, headaches, fatigue and, for some individuals, vomiting and diarrhea.  Symptoms usually begin suddenly and progress rapidly.  For more information, please visit the CDC website: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2014-2015.htm.

During flu season, continued precautions such as proper rest, exercise, hydration and frequent hand washing or use of hand sanitizer are essential. If you have any questions or wish to be vaccinated, please contact SHS at 410-543-6262.  

Victoria Lentz, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Director, Student Health Services

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Location

Salisbury University
Holloway Hall, Room 180
1101 Camden Ave.
Salisbury, MD 21801

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Medical Emergencies

  • Call an ambulance at 911
  • Call University Police at 410-543-6222

Our Mission

SU Student Health Services promotes the success of all students by helping each to achieve optimal health based on individual needs and diverse characteristics. In an ambulatory setting, we strive to provide excellent clinical care and education. We also promote wellness through campus wide programs and community outreach.

           

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