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Health and Counseling

Student Health and Counseling

    Welcome students! Much is new and different this semester; please take a few moments to review the important information contained on these pages. Use the page menu to navigate to our specific practice areas, which include Health Services, Counseling Services, Alcohol, and Other Drug (AOD) Program, Health Promotion, and Sexual Health.

    COVID-19 Student Updates & Resources and Coping with Covid 

    The State University of New York (SUNY) is finalizing its COVID requirements for this fall. Once we have received those requirements, you will be notified via your SUNY Geneseo email.


    If You Have Symptoms of COVID-19

    Students, if you are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, please contact the health center at 245-5736. A nurse will assist you and provide you with information on the next steps.

    Resources for Students who are not having symptoms but need a COVID test:

    If you are in quarantine or isolation, try these AT HOME Isolation Tips tips.

    Mental Health Services - Summer 2021

    Ongoing mental health services are not available for the general student population during the summer months.  A licensed counselor is available for consultation by phone to provide problem-solving, referral, and urgent care intervention.  To access, call our office at 585-245-5716. If you are enrolled in the AOP program, indicate this when calling to be connected to the counselor designated for this program.
    Note: that our online counseling appointment request form is not available during the summer months.

    Additional Mental Health Information

    Review our Coping with College page for off-campus/summer referral information. This page includes online mental health options, mind-body coping resources, wellness activities, and resources specific to BIPOC and LGBTQ populations.

    For more immediate assistance, text "GOT5" to 741-741 for Crisis Text Line (or call 1-800-273-TALK), or use the NY State Office of Mental Health COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline 1-844-863-9314 (8 am-10 pm, 7 days/week).

    Text Alert Reminders for Appointments

    You will need to "opt-in" to text alert reminders. You must know your phone carrier. For specific instructions, go to our Using the My Health Portal page.

    Student Health Portal

    As a SUNY Geneseo student, you automatically have access to a student health portal, This portal provides a gateway to many features and services, such as scheduling appointments and secure messaging staff members. For more information, review our Using the My Health Portal page.

    Virtual Tours of Our Health Centers

    Lauderdale Health Center

    South Village Health Center

    Prescription Delivery from Wegmans

    Wegmans in Geneseo delivers prescriptions to the main Lauderdale Health Center building Monday-Friday during our business hours. New prescriptions must be received by 2 pm in order to be delivered that same day. To initiate this service, you must first complete this paperwork and turn it in to Wegmans or to Lauderdale. Note that these forms will authorize Wegmans to keep your credit card on file.

    Other things to know:

    • You must opt-out of automatic refills; instead, inform Wegmans to deliver to Lauderdale when you call for a refill.
    • Before picking your prescription up from Lauderdale, you must first call to request this, as walk-ins are not permitted at this time.
    Sexual Health Needs

    Sexual/reproductive health services are offered through the Center for Sexual Health and Wellness, a service provided through Livingston County Health.

    PrEP at Geneseo

    PrEP at Geneseo is a service offered by Trillium Health. PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a once-a-day single blue pill that prevents HIV infection. Prep will be offering remote (telehealth) services for the Fall 2020 semester.

    Need a reminder of why wearing a mask is important? Check out this video:

    Certified Medical HomeAAAHC

    The Department of Student Health and Counseling at SUNY Geneseo has received Accreditation as a MEDICAL HOME. A MEDICAL HOME is student-centered, comprehensive, team-based, accessible, and quality-focused. Allow us to be part of your health care team. We need your detailed health history, recent physical exam, and immunization records in order to coordinate with your health care providers to offer you the best medical care.

    Student Health and Counseling, your "Medical Home Away From Home"



      During Semester*
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm

      During mid-semester*
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm

      During Summer*
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm

      *CLOSED daily 12-1 & Fridays 9-10

      Not open nights, weekends or Holidays

      Urgent Care:
      Noyes Health Services
      Open daily 9 am - 9 pm
      (last patient at 8:30 pm)

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      Schedule an Appointment

      $25.00 fee for missed/late appointments -
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