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Health Services

Health Services provides routine primary care services such as sick visits, physical exams, immunizations, emergency contraceptive pills, and STI/HIV treatment of urinary tract infections and other infections. In addition, we specialize in diagnosing and treating health problems common to college students, managing certain chronic conditions, and consulting about health issues. Finally, we encourage and promote healthy student behaviors through our Self-Care Center.

Clinical services are provided by a licensed physician and licensed nurse practitioners (for more information on staff degrees and job positions, visit our What Do Those Degrees Mean? page). Similar to a primary care provider's office, Health Services clinicians may refer for more specialized diagnostic services (such as x-ray) or treatment. Health Services does not provide emergency treatment and thus does not take the place of a hospital or emergency room in the case of a potentially life-threatening condition.

We believe there is more to creating a healthy campus than just taking care of sick students--i.e., wellness programs and Health Promotion are an important part of the services we offer to the campus, and we work closely with our colleagues in Counseling Services as well.

Health Services Also Offers

  • Self-Care centers where you can pick up your own (over-the-counter) medicine, information packets, sexual protection, and more
  • A secure messaging system for sending confidential messages to Health Services providers online
  • A prescription delivery service (from Wegmans) which deliverers prescriptions to campus
  • A Nurse Advice Line for consulting with a registered nurse when Student Health & Counseling is closed
  • And more!

For more information about what Health Services offers for Geneseo students and the campus community, visit the Our Services, Health page.


Check out WebMD's A-to-Z Guides on common health topics.  Also, explore links to other useful pages on our Helpful Health-Related Links page.