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Welcome to UHS!

UHS helps you stay healthy and cares for you if you’re not. Check out what we offer, how to use UHS and get some helpful tips and timesavers. Learn more about health with these recommended links.

Grand opening

Women's Health Clinic


Check out the latest addition to your campus health center - the new Women's Health Clinic at UHS! The grand opening is Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3 – 5 p.m.; there'll be refreshments, giveaways, tours and more! Download the flyer...


Compensation provided!

Students needed for research study

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First- and second-year students – you may be eligible for a research study on Epstein Barr virus (the virus that causes mono).

To find out, come to UHS between 5:30 – 8 p.m. on any one of these days:

Tuesdays:
Sept. 23 • Sept. 30


Thursdays:
Sept. 25 • Oct. 2


Participants earn $25 compensation for each study visit!

Ditch the stress – pet a pup!

De-stress with a new furry friend Tuesday, Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom and the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The Peer Health Educators are hosting dogs and their humans from Bright Spot Therapy Dogs at the free event.
Download the flyer.

Nurse practitioner wins quality improvement award


Patricia Donahue-Leitch, F.N.P. is this year's recipient of the Pamela Kathleen Edwards Award for outstanding quality improvement (QI) efforts.

Donahue-Leitch's work focused on international travel risk management for students and faculty. Her initiatives produced new processes, increased education and outreach, and strengthened collaborations to support health and safety for travelers abroad.

The Pamela Kathleen Edwards Award
recognizes UHS staff and programs for QI achievements, in honor of a remarkable woman whose life was defined by commitment to excellence.

About Ebola

Ebola virus

The current outbreak of Ebola is making news and people have many questions. While the risk of getting the virus is very low, UHS and area public health experts are sharing useful information and guidance in this fact sheet.

It's mosquito season!

Mosquitos in our state can carry viruses which affect both humans and animals: Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV).

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health monitors and reports on mosquito and viral activity throughout the season; check back often for the latest. These important tips will help you protect against mosquitos.

Need Walk-in Care?

Text first, then wait comfortably

When you need UHS' Walk-in Care, now you can wait where you're most comfortable. Text “clinic” to (413) 944-8562. You’ll receive a response text with your number and a reminder text when it's almost your turn to be seen.


Think you need care?

Same-day appointments are available at UHS. Call (413) 577-5101.

If you don't know whether you should be seen, or if you have questions, call UHS’ Triage Advice Nurse, (413) 577-5229, during health center hours.

In an emergency

In a life-threatening medical emergency, always call 911 for ambulance transportation to a hospital.
More on emergencies

Fall hours

Effective Aug. 29

For immediate needs
Walk-in Care:
M – F, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sat. & Sun.,
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
except holidays

For routine care & acute minor illnesses
General Medicine clinics:
M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. except holidays

After-hours medical and mental health advice:
(413) 577-5000

Other UHS department hours

Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. except holidays


Prescription refills

Refill your UHS Pharmacy prescription with our convenient online service.

Transportation

The UHS Shuttle offers free rides from residence halls to UHS. If your healthcare provider refers you to off-campus services, ask about HealthRide.

Patient rights, responsibilities and privacy

Be an informed partner in your healthcare. Learn about your rights, responsibilities and UHS' privacy practices here.

BASICS

Link to the BASICS program at UMass Amherst
Brief Alcohol Intervention and Screening for College Students


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