EMERGENCY - 911
If you have a health problem that requires immediate attention when the Nurse Practitioner is not available on campus, please contact:
- Campus Police @ 610-396-6111 or dial 911
Student Health Center
Location: Perkins Student Center, Room 8
Phone: 610-396-6075, FAX: 610-396-6088
At the Student Health Center, we take your health and wellness personally. Good health is important to the successful completion of your college career. When you are ill, it is difficult to participate in classroom activities as well as extracurricular activities. The Nurse Practitioner, physicians, and counselors are here for you. When you do not feel well, simply call or stop by the Health Center to set up an appointment. The Health Center provides every patient with health care in a nonjudgmental manner regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.
Hours: Fall and Spring Semesters
- 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
- To set up an appointment, simply call or stop by the office.
Physician Clinic Hours
Monday, Wednesday and Friday:
- 1:00-3:00 pm by appointment
If you are in need of medical attention after 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, the Nurse Practitioner is available by telephone. She can be reached through Residence Life staff, police services, or the campus operator. On holidays and weekends (Friday at 5:00 p.m.-Monday at 8:00 a.m.), the Reading Hospital Family Practice Residents are on call. You can reach them by contacting the Reading Hospital and Medical Center at 610-988-8000. Request that the hospital operator page the Family Practice Resident on call. Identify yourself as a Penn State student. Discuss your medical complaint with the resident on call.
Report any accident, illness, or hospital treatment to the nurse practitioner immediately. (Visit or call the health center).
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