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  Graduate School-Newark 2004-2006 Student Services Rutgers Student Health Service  

Student Health Services

All full-time students can receive medical services at the Rutgers Student Health Service, located in Room 104 of Blumenthal Hall at 249 University Avenue on the Newark campus. Part-time students can become eligible by paying the basic health insurance program fee to the Office of Student Health Service in Newark or to the Office of Student Health Insurance, Hurtado Health Center, Rutgers,

The State University of New Jersey, 11 Bishop Place,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1180.

The health center is staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, health educators, and other professionals. It provides a wide range of services, including general primary care, gynecology, health education, alcohol and other drug counseling, mental health services, immunizations, treatment to reduce the effect of allergies, laboratory tests, physical examinations, and referrals to other providers. Surgical and critical medical conditions are referred to the student`s personal physician, the proper specialist, or an outside hospital for treatment.

Students are urged to use the health center for medical treatment, health education, and preventive medicine. Services are rendered confidentially. Some health services provided by outside consultants and facilities are the financial responsibility of the student.

The health center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To reduce waiting time, students should schedule appointments. The phone number is 973/353-5231, ext. 2.

The Newark Health Center Pharmacy, located in Room 104, Blumenthal Hall, is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Students can phone in, drop off, fax, or send their prescriptions by campus mail. The phone number is 973/353-5231, ext. 1. The pharmacy also carries over-the-counter medications, vitamins, homeopathic medications, and many other medical aids. Please visit http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/healthcenterfor details.


 
For additional information, contact RU-info at 732/932-info (4636) or colonel.henry@rutgers.edu.
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