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Student Health Services (SHS) provides an inclusive, welcoming, and caring environment where students can receive quality healthcare that supports their academic success. SHS administers compassionate, patient-centered healthcare to students in a confidential manner and collaborates with various campus departments to enhance the safety and wellbeing of the entire campus community.
Students are seen by appointments and on a walk-in basis. Please bring your insurance card with you when visiting SHS.
SHS is committed to protecting patients’ medical and personal information. We limit the disclosure of such information to those necessary to deliver medical care to you. Please visit our Notice of Privacy Protection to see how your personal data may be used by SHS and your rights regarding SHS’s use of this information.
Please feel free to explore our services and contact Student Health Service directly for information regarding your own health-related questions.
SHS’s clinical staff consists of a board-certified physician, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Students are seen by appointments and on a walk-in basis. There are no additional costs to full-time students for services rendered by SHS. Charges may be incurred when services are provided by...
Current students can contact Student Health Service at (202) 651-5090 to schedule an appointment. Please make sure you are on time for your appointment so that other students can be seen in a timely manner. To be seen at Student Health Service all students must pay...
Gallaudet University has enacted measures to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 on campus. These mitigation practices are fluid and are applied in varying degrees based on the campus positivity rate and include but are not limited to: Requiring students and employees to be fully vaccinated...
Students must complete the steps below to attend class. Uploading health forms to the Patient Portal https://gu.live/portal places medical information directly into your electronic medical record and is the fastest and most secure way to provide information to SHS. Welcome to Gallaudet University! Thank you...
Flu vaccines cause antibodies to develop in the body about two weeks after vaccination. These antibodies provide protection against infection with the viruses that are in the vaccine. The seasonal flu vaccine protects against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during...
Vaping and Lung Injury Recent Outbreaks and Incidents Travel Health Information What You Should Know About the Flu Check out other health-related resources below.
What are Adenoviruses? Adenoviruses are common viruses that cause a range of illnesses. They can cause cold-like symptoms, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, and pink eye (conjunctivitis). You can get an adenovirus infection at any age. People with weakened immune systems or existing respiratory or...
The Student Health Service department would like to share with the Gallaudet University community information regarding the Zika virus which has recently been reported in the news. In May 2015, the PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) issued an alert regarding the first case of Zika...
Children’s National Medical Center 111 Michigan Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20010Phone: 202-476-5000Website: www.childrensnational.org George Washington Hospital 900 23rd Street, NWWashington, DC 20037Phone: 202-715-4000Website: www.gwhospital.com Georgetown University Hospital Center 3800 Reservoir Rd NWWashington, DC 20007Phone: 202-444-2000Website: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Howard University Hospital 2041 Georgia Avenue,...
Complete Medical History Form Health History Form Signature Page Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Signature Page Sport Physical Forms for the Athletic Department Sport Physical Forms must be sent to the Athletic Department for processing: Mailing Address for Sports Physicals: Gallaudet University Athletics Department / Athletic Training...
Gallaudet University follows the District of Columbia Immunization Law 38-502 and requires immunizations on all students under 26 years of age. Polio Vaccine (required if you are under the age of 18) 3 Hepatitis B vaccines or documentation of completed series by a healthcare provider...
CDC INFORMATION ON FLU (INFLUENZA) FLU ACTIVITY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, MARYLAND, AND VIRGINIA IS HIGH REPORTED BY THE CDC Where can I get the flu vaccine if I have Gallaudet University Student Health Insurance? * CVS Minute Clinic * Walgreens * Righttime Medical...
When should you visit the Student Health Service or your healthcare provider? If you feel ill with the following symptoms please go to the Student Health Service or your health care provider immediately: The symptoms of influenza (the flu) include: Fever Cough Sore throat Muscle aches...
Steps to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especiallyafter going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Avoid close contact with people who are sick....
There are excellent videos about the coronavirus in American Sign Language. Myths and facts (ASL) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bWNRSgowGWuj9zH5bIaUidhLlM0bmqjG/view Hand-washing (ASL) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YKMI0AE1wCA34zaStKUVrpGUITY_hTXv/view The Daily Moth (interview with Gallaudet alumnus Lorne Farovitch, a doctoral student at the University of Rochester) Health Signs Center (two videos by Gallaudet alumna TraciAnn...
About Coronaviruses Common human coronaviruses, including types 229E, NL63, OC43, and HKU1, usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses, like the common cold. Most people get infected with these viruses at some point in their lives. These illnesses usually only last for a short...
If you have an on-campus emergency, call or text Gallaudet DPS at 202- 651-5555 for immediate assistance. Call or text 911 for emergencies occurring off-campus. DPS is the first responder to campus emergencies and will provide first aid and guide DC emergency responders directly to...
The SHS is not a pharmacy. A very limited supply of medicine is kept on hand at Student Health Service. If necessary, you will be given a prescription, or a prescription will be called in to one of the local pharmacies. If over-the-counter medicine is...
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too. If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. This will help prevent spreading your illness to...
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