Student Health Clinic

Health alert regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus):

The Student Health Clinic is moving to telehealth appointments only beginning Monday, March 23. The clinic will no longer provide face-to-face office visits, but will support students via telephone and Zoom telehealth visits. Students must call 319-273-2009 opt#1 to be assessed over the phone. Clinic staff will remain available 8-4:30 Monday through Friday.  

The Counseling Center will also provide mental health services via telehealth (through Zoom). Please call 319-273-2676 to schedule an appointment.

We are following guidance from state and local public health officials (and the CDC) regarding this outbreak.  Student Health is in direct communication with the health officials who are closely monitoring the situation in our community and state, and will implement any recommendations they might have for management of the outbreak.  For more information on this emerging health issue, see information from the Iowa Department of Public Health and the CDC.  

If you have traveled to/from an affected area in the last 14 days and feel sick with fever, cough or difficulty breathing, you should seek medical care right away. Before you go to a healthcare office, call ahead and tell them about your travel and your symptoms.

Students with any health-related concerns or questions, please contact the Student Health Clinic at (319)-273-2009 opt.#1. After hours care options are available on our website.

The most up-to-date information on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the university can be found at prepare.uni.edu.

 

 

Health Information Resources

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

Medline Plus health topics A-Z

Web MD – symptom checker

Go Ask Alice –health information and resources

E-Checkup to go - programs are personalized, evidence-based, online prevention interventions for alcohol and marijuana

Mayo Clinic –health information and resources

 

Sexual Health Web Sites

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-sexual health information

Birth control information

Birth control methods fact sheet

Birth control information: http://bedsider.org/

Get Yourself Tested –Sexually transmitted disease information and testing

 

Mental Health Web Sites

UNI Counseling Center

National Suicide Hotlines:
        National Hopeline Network or 1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433
        National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK
        1-800-273-8255 Life Line Chat

 

LGBT Health resource Web Sites

CDC LGBT health

Health Communities

Ten Things Transgender Persons Should discuss with Their Healthcare Care Provider

Top 10 Things Lesbians Should discuss with Their Healthcare Provider

Ten Things Transgender Persons Should discuss with Their Healthcare Care Provider

 

Public Health

Understanding Vaccines

 

Travel Health Web Sites

CDC Travelers’ Health

US State Department Travel Alerts

 

Substance Abuse Information

Resources for the University of Northern Iowa Students: https://www.uni.edu/subabuse/resources

Getting help for yourself or others: https://www.uni.edu/subabuse/getting-help/concern-others

Prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs and illegal drug information: http://www.drugwatch.com/students/

Alcohol e-check up: https://interwork.sdsu.edu/echeckup/usa/alc/coll/?id=UNI&hfs=true

Marijuana e-check up: https://interwork.sdsu.edu/echeckup/usa/mj/coll/?id=UNI&hfs=true

Blood alcohol calculator: http://www.bloodalcoholcalculator.org/4

Accreditation

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.

Accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, INC