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Last modified: Tuesday, 03-Feb-2015 11:24:51 EST

University Health Service (UHS)

News from UHS (Updated 2/3/15)

 

Flu Shots Available at UHS
If you missed getting a flu shot in the fall, it is not too late. Flu shots are available at UHS for students and other UHS patients. Call 585-275-2662 to schedule an appointment.

Online Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver Process is closed.
The online Health Insurance Process is closed for the 2014-15 academic year. The site will re-open for the 2015-16 academic year in May 2015. If you have questions about health insurance, contact the UHS Insurance Advisors at insurance@uhs.rochester.edu.

Feel Fabulous in February!
The UHS Health Promotion Office is ready to help you "Feel Fabulous in February." Check out their Facebook page to see the programs and events scheduled throughout the month of February. Don't let winter get you down. Lift your spirits by coming to the programs and events offered by the UHS Health Promotion Office. All events are free.

Take a "PAWS" for Stress Relief
Every fourth Monday of the month, the UHS Health Promotion Office, Healthy Monday @ UR, and Active Minds host "PAWS for Stress Relief" in the Goergen Athletic Center (GAC) from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Come to GAC and let the therapy dogs help you relax and de-stress. The dogs are gentle and loving. They enjoy having you pet them. The "PAWS" programs during the spring semester will be held on the following Monday evenings: January 26, February 23, March 23, and April 27.

ADHD – Evaluation and Treatment
Check the UHS and UCC web sites for information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prescribing of medications for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Students who have been diagnosed with ADHD must provide specific documentation before medications will be prescribed by UHS health care providers. Students who have not been diagnosed with ADHD previously must complete an evaluation that includes comprehensive testing and assessment by trained professionals before medications will be prescribed. For more information...

Healthy Monday @ UR
Every Monday is a Healthy Monday @ UR!! You can make Mondays a day to recommit to your health by setting goals, being active, and being mindful of your health (spiritually, emotionally, etc.). Each Monday follows a theme – Motivated Monday (1st Monday), Move It Monday (2nd Monday), Meatless Monday (3rd Monday), and Mellow Out Monday (4th Monday). Like us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with Healthy Monday @ UR events!!

Requesting Your Immunization Record
If you need documentation of your immunizations for graduate school, a job, or another reason, UHS can help you by providing you with a list of immunizations that are documented in the UHS database. To request your immunization record, e-mail hhf@uhs.rochester.edu. Put "Immunization Record Request" in the subject line. Include your name, birth date, your years at the University, your student ID (if you know it), and your mailing address or fax number. Requests are usually processed in 3-5 business days.

Questions about Health Insurance
If you have questions about health insurance for full-time students and their spouses and dependents, write to the UHS Insurance Advisors at insurance@uhs.rochester.edu for assistance. Please include your student ID in your message. For information about health insurance, check "Health Insurance for Full-time Students" on the UHS web site.

Questions about Aetna Student Health – Numbers to Call
If you are enrolled in the Aetna Student Health Plan and have questions about your benefits, the services not covered, your ID card, the pharmacy benefit, enrolling or waiving, or other concerns, we can help you decide which number to call. Check the list of phone numbers for help. Check the Aetna Student Health web site for more information about the insurance plan.

Helpful Sites/Links

For more information, contact Linda Dudman in the UHS Health Promotion Office at (585) 273-5770 or ldudman@uhs.rochester.edu