The UNI Student Health Clinic has recently seen a number of students who have tested positive for flu. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. Each case of the flu can vary from mild to severe illness.
Staying healthy is an important part of college life. Having a regular gynecological exam is an essential aspect of responsible and preventative health care. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends annual chlamydia screening for sexually active women under the age of 25. The CDC also recommends that women between the ages of 11 and 26 be vaccinated to prevent cervical cancer caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).
The Student Health Clinic Lab offers a variety of laboratory tests. The Student Health Services lab is staffed by a certified Medical Technologist and is fully accredited by the nationally recognized Commission of Office Laboratory Assessment (COLA).
All laboratory tests must be ordered by a medical provider. Laboratory orders are accepted from referring medical providers and results can be mailed, faxed or phoned to the referring physician.
The Student Health Clinic provides services related to psychiatric medication evaluation and management of medications including comprehensive evaluations and pharmacotherapy under the direction of a psychiatrist and psychiatric nurse practitioner. A liaison exists with the University of Northern Iowa’s Counseling Center for additional mental health/behavioral health services.
Our Philosophy of Care
If a students needs to receive allergy injections we are here to help! You may receive them at the Student Health Clinic by appointment. It is the students responsibility to receive allergy injection(s) as scheduled by your allergist. Below is information you need to know.
Eating Disorders Support Team
The University of Northern Iowa University Health Services has an Eating Disorders Support Team. Students with eating disorders may receive assistance through self-referral, by referral from a friend or parent, or by referral from another campus professional. Students who participate receive coordinated care that includes medical evaluation, psychological evaluation, nutritional and lifestyle counseling and women's clinic services.
These web links contain health information and should not be interpreted as personal medical advice. If you would like to learn more or are concerned about your own health issues, please call (319) 273-5161 to speak with the UNI Student Health Clinic resource nurse.
Self-Diagnosis Web Sites
FreeMD - interactive medical library featuring the virtual doctor
Medline Plus – health topics A-Z
Web MD – symptom checker
Pharmacy Fax: (319) 273-5101
The Student Health Clinic is an AAAHC accredited facility. We participate in a voluntary site survey to measure the quality of our services and performance against nationally recognized standards of The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.