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Services

Student Health and Psychological Services (SHPS) aims to assist MVC students with maintaining their physical and emotional health at a reasonable price.

 

Health & Student Psychological Services   Mental Health and Counseling   Women's and
Men's Health
 

Medical Services

  • Consultation for health concerns
  • Evaluation and treatment of injuries and short-term illnesses
  • Prescriptions as needed
  • X-ray referrals
  • Physical examinations
  • Services for men and women's health
  • Emergency care for injuries on campus

 

Nursing Services

  • Medical assessment, treatment or referral
  • Medical resource information
  • Health screening:
    • Vision/hearing
    • Blood pressure
    • Height/weight
    • Tuberculin (TB) skin testing
    • Immunization/status review, suggested for students aged 26 and up
    • Flu shots

 

Mental Health and Counseling

Professional counseling is offered by licensed marriage and family therapists for concerns such as:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Drugs, tobacco and alcohol
  • Self-esteem
  • Building skills in relationships and parenting

For continuing care, we offer referrals for students to outside clinicians for affordable treatment.

 

Fees

SHPS is supported by the health fee paid at the time of registration. There is no charge to consult/visit the office staff, including medical doctors and nurse practitioners. There are, however, minimal fees for additional services such as lab tests, immunizations, prescription medications, and specialprogram physicals.

RCCD program required physical exam (Nursing, Physician Assistant etc) - $25

 

In-office Lab Tests

Pregnancy test - $10

Low-cost lab tests including immune titers are provided by Quest Diagnostics with the physician's order either in clinic or off-site locations located near the colleges.

 

Women's Health

A variety of low-cost services are available to address the unique health needs of female students.

  • Pap smears and birth control consultation in a friendly and confidential setting
  • Well-woman exam, suggested to be completed annually
  • Birth control prescriptions, free condoms, pregnancy testing and referrals for morning-after pills
  • Lab tests, including for sexuallty transmitted diseases such as HIV
  • Referral services to local medical clinics where female students can receive affordable treatment including mammograms, which provide for early detection of breast cancer
  • Resources for sexually transmitted disease prevention, cervical cancer, adult immunizations and referrals for dental and optometry exams

 

Men's Health

A range of free and low-cost services are available, tailored to the needs of male students, in a friendly and confidential setting.

  • Free condoms
  • Well-gentleman exam, which includes a testicular exam, suggested to be completed annually
  • Lab tests, including for sexuallty transmitted diseases such as HIV
  • Resources for sexually transmitted disease prevention, cancer, adult immunizations and referrals for dental and optometry exams