Student Health Services

     

Student Health Services provides outpatient primary care and health promotion services to FAMU students

 

 

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Our Services

SHS provides outpatient primary care and health promotion services to students at FAMU. We are located on the first floor in the Foote-Hilyer Administration Center with an onsite pharmacy that provides easy access and discounted prices for prescription and over-the-counter medications. Clinic visits for immunizations, illness and injury are available on a walk-in basis. Appointments are required for other services. FAMU Student Health Services is staffed by Florida licensed physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, LPNs, certified medical assistants, and support staff who provide high quality, convenient and affordable services.ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ

Clinical Services and Psychiatry

Clinical Services & Psychiatry

Student Health Services (SHS) has a primary care clinic that provides medical treatment and prevention services to registered students. Eligible students have access to unlimited clinic visits and reduced costs for other services. 
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Eligibility and Payment

Eligibility and Payment

Students currently enrolled for classes are charged a student health fee along with their tuition.  This health fee entitles students to access clinic and mental health services. 
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Health Insurance

Health Insurance

Student are required to provide proof of insurance coverage via an online waiver portal or purchase the university-sponsored health insurance plan.  Students that fail to provide documentation of insurance coverage through the online portal prior to the deadline (drop/add deadline) and students whose opt-out waivers are denied will be enrolled in the university-sponsored plan. 
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Immunizations

Immunizations

Florida Statute 1006.53, Rule 6C-6.001 FAC, and Rule 6C-6.007 FAC establish immunization requirements for students attending state colleges and universities. Students are required to complete and submit informaiton on the FAMU Health History and Immunization form along with any required documentation. 
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LGBTQ Resources

LGBTQ+ Resources

  
Pharmacy

Pharmacy

The Student Health Service Pharmacy is operated by the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Students may obtain prescription and over the counter medications as well as various health and beauty aids. 
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Medical Records & Confidentiality

  • Medical Records
    Medical Records

    Students may request a copy of their medical records for themselves or to be sent to another medical provider.  You can find an Authorization for Release of Information form below.  Contact the Office Manager at 850-599-3777 for more information.
    If you have a chronic illness or need follow up care for a recent injury or surgery, please request that your current health care provider send us a a copy of your records or at a minimum a treatment summary that includes your medication history.
    This information may be faxed to the clinic (850) 412-5643 or brought with you to your first clinic visit.
  • Confidentiality
    Confidentiality

    Treatment records for students age 18 and older is confidential information and is maintained according to state and federal laws.  Disclosure of information, including patient status, date and time or nature of visit requires written consent from the student, except in cases of emergency or as required by law.  Consent and authorization to release information must be specific about what information is to be released and to whom.  Without consent, information cannot be released to anyone, including parents, friends, instructors, or other persons.
    If you have concerns about the confidentiality of your records and information, please contact the Student Health Services Director at 850-599-3777.
Health Insurance

 

Hours of Operation

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed weekends and University holidays

Contact Us
Phone: 850-599-3777                 Immunizations:        850-599-3779
Fax: 850-412-5643                      Immunization Fax:  850-599-3067

Appointments: 850-599-3777

 


 

After Hours Care

For urgent medical problems students are encouraged to seek treatment at a community walk-in clinic or urgent care center.

If you are having a medical emergency dial 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital 
Emergency Room                     1300 Miccosukee Road                850-431-4194
Emergency  Room                    1260 Metropolitan Blvd.               850-422-5413
Urgent Care                               1541 Medical Drive                        850-431-4194

Capital Regional Medical Center
Emergency Room                     2626 Capital Medical Center        850-325-5000