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Student Health Services

Coronavirus Updates

If you feel sick and have COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, or shortness of breath), CALL your health care provider in advance.

Please do not show up at a clinic, urgent care, or other health facility without calling first.


If you develop symptoms of COVID-19 infection — such as a fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle/body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea /vomiting, or diarrhea  — OR have been in close contact* with someone who has confirmed COVID-19, you should: Seek medical care right away. Before you go to a doctor's office or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms. Avoid contact with others. Do not travel while sick. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing. Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Wright State University Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

*Close contact is defined as being within approximately 6 feet of a person with confirmed COVID-19 for a prolonged period of time, or having direct contact with infectious secretions of a COVID-19 case (e.g., being coughed on) without wearing personal protective equipment.

 

Student Health Services is your source for primary health care and wellness services. We provide acute and primary care services, promote health awareness, educate you about preventive care, disease management, and therapeutic choices, and help you develop the skills to manage your health. Currently we are unable to accept walk-in appointments due to COVID-19. Please make an appointment by calling or texting 937-245-7200 or request an appointment through the patient portal.

    Walk-in Service and Appointments

    Walk-in service is available—no appointment is needed for many services, including treatment of minor/acute illnesses and injuries.

    Appointments are required for allergy shots, female exams and pap smears, physicals, and physician visits. Call 937-245-7200.

    What to bring to your appointment:

    • A physical copy of insurance card,
    • Your Wright1 Card

    Location and Hours

    We have moved to the Wright State Physicians Health Center, 725 University Boulevard (behind the Nutter Center)

    Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
    (closed for lunch from noon–1 p.m.)

    The last patient sign-in at our registration desk is 30 minutes prior to clinic closing (both before lunch break and at the end of the day). We will stop accepting new sign-ins earlier if the number of patients registered and waiting extends the clinic closing times.


    News and Announcements

    Aug 24, 2020
    Genessa Merritt, director of Student Health Services, would like students and parents to know that the staff has students' health and safety foremost in mind.
    Jan 28, 2020
    Wright State and Student Health Services at Wright State Physicians are monitoring the situation along with the Ohio Departments of Health and Higher Education and the Greene County Public Health Department.
    Jan 10, 2020
    Wright State University is partnering with Wright State Physicians to offer enhanced health services to its students.
    Nov 18, 2019
    The flu vaccine is now available at Student Health Services. Come get vaccinated while supplies last. Bring your health insurance card.

    View all Student Health Services news and announcements


    After-Hours and Emergencies

    Medical

    Call 911

    If you're experiencing:

    • Severe difficulty breathing
    • Head injury with loss of consciousness
    • Motor vehicle accident injuries
    • Acute chest pain with no recent history of a respiratory infection
    • Severe abdominal pain
    • Deep cuts that require stitches
    • Broken bones
    • Feelings of hurting yourself or others

    Local Health Care Facilities

    Mental Health

    Raider Cares is Counseling and Wellness Services' 24-hour crisis phone service. The Raider Cares line is staffed by off-site mental health professionals providing emotional support, assistance, crisis intervention and suicide prevention to current Wright State students experiencing emotional distress. Call Raider Cares at 855-224-2887 (TTY: 855-327-9151).