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Student Health, Wellness, and Counseling

Frequently Asked Questions

"Do I need an appointment?"

Appointments are highly recommended. Walk in patients will be accommodated
as time allows.

"How long from calling to get an appointment?"

Sometimes we can see you the same day, but usually you can be seen within 1-2 days. The exception would be your annual exam, they might need to be scheduled a week in advance.

"Do you prescribe Birth Control Pills?"

Yes, we prescribe and refill birth control prescriptions.  An exam may be necessary. Please call to schedule an appointment.

"Can I get my prescription filled here?"

No, we do not have a pharmacy on campus. Nurse Practitioners write prescriptions, but they are filled off-campus.

"Can I get sample medication?"

Sometimes, but we are limited to the amount of samples we get from the pharmacy representatives.

"Does it cost to be seen here?"

There is a $15.00 office access fee per visit payable at the time of your appointment. You can pay by cash/check or we can bill your Linfield student account.

"Can I get my physical done here?"

Yes, we can do most physicals.  Sports Physicals are $50.00.  If you need a sickle cell screening test with your Sports Physical,  it will be billed to your medical insurance.  Appointments are required for physicals.

"Where do I get the information for my Linfield Insurance?"

Please contact the cashiers office for assistance with the school insurance plan.

"Can I get allergy shots here?"

No, but we will arrange for you to receive them at Physicians Medical Center, our off-campus partner.

"Do you treat warts?"

Yes, please call to schedule an appointment.

"Do you check for STI's?"

Yes, we diagnose and treat the most commonly transmitted STI's. There is a charge for HIV tests.

"Do you contact my parent's insurance if I'm seen at the Student Health Center?"

If you have any lab work done it may be billed to your primary medical insurance. STI testing is still free of charge. HIV tests are $20.00.

Disclaimer: This site provides general educational information on health topics and about health services for Linfield Students. Its contents are not intended to diagnose, treat, or provide a second opinion on any health problem or disease. See your health care practitioner for specific medical assistance.
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