Heart Health Month Travel Alert – Ebola Immunization Records Due Mar. 1 Measles Information

Heart Health Month

February is American Heart Health Month

 

Wear red for heart health on February 6th.

 

Use this February to care for your heart! Healthy eating and regular exercise along with other preventative measures, can reduce the risk for heart disease by as much as 50 percent. Click to learn more.

Travel Alert – Ebola

The CDC and World Health Organization are currently monitoring and responding to an outbreak of Ebola Virus.

 

Patients with a fever or other symptoms should let their healthcare provider know if they have recently traveled. Please also consult the CDC travel advisory website for current travel warnings.

 

Click for more information about Ebola and the travel alert.

Immunization Records Due Mar. 1

Immunization records are due March 1st for all incoming spring students. Mail, email, fax, or drop off your records to the Immunization Office.

 

Records that are not complete or turned in after Mar. 1, a $25 late fee will be added to your SHS account and a hold placed on your Patriot Web account.

Measles Information

In Jan 2015, over 100 people from 14 states were reported to have measles. Most of the cases are part of an outbreak linked to an amusement park in California.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is monitoring the situation. Measles is very contagious, people who are not vaccinated risk getting infected with measles. Get vaccinated. The MMR vaccine is offered at Student Health, call for an appointment.

 

 

Click here to be taken to the CDC website for more information about measles.

Student Health Services’ mission is to provide high quality health care to George Mason University students.

From diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury, to women’s and men’s health, to immunizations and prescriptions, Student Health Services is available to all Mason students with clinics at Fairfax, Arlington and Prince William campuses.

There is no charge to speak with one of our healthcare providers. There are nominal fees for lab work, medications, procedures, treatments, dressings, and supplies. We offer a wide variety of services to keep our Mason community healthy. Your health care is confidential and protected by HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).

Spring Semester Hours

For detailed hours and clinic closings, select your campus clinic. Student Health Services follows university closings. If the university is closed, student health clinics are closed.

Fairfax Campus Clinic

703-993-2831

Arlington Campus Clinic

703-993-4863

Prince William Campus Clinic

703-993-8374

Monday 8:30am-7:30pm 11:00am-6:30pm 9:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm 9:00am-4:30pm CLOSED
Wednesday 8:30am-7:30pm CLOSED 9:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-7:30pm 11:00am-6:30pm 9:00am-4:30pm
Friday 12:30pm-4:30pm CLOSED CLOSED
Saturday 9:00am-12:30pm CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED

Free after-hours nurse advice line (703) 993-2831.

If Student Health Services is closed and you have a medical emergency, you may contact the free after-hours nurse, an emergency room, urgent care facility, or call 911.

Mon, March 2: Arlington Clinic will close at 5:30pm

Tues, March 3: Arlington Clinic will be closed.

Spring Break 2015: March 7-15

Fairfax Campus Clinic: There will be no Saturday or evening clinic hours.

Arlington and Prince William Campus Clinics are closed during spring break.

What to Expect During Your SHS Visit

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