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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2003-2005 General Information Student Life and Services Rutgers University Health Services  

Rutgers University Health Services

Rutgers University Health Services, located in Room 104 of Blumenthal Hall at 249 University Avenue on the Newark campus, provides medical services for all full-time students. Part-time and University College students may become eligible by paying the student health service and insurance fee to Newark Health Center.

The health center is staffed by board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, a registered nurse, and other professional staff. A wide range of services is provided, including general primary care, gynecology, health education, alcohol and other drug counseling, mental health services, immunizations, allergy desensitizations, laboratory tests, physical examinations, and referrals to specialists. Surgical and critical medical conditions are referred to appropriate resources. The health center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The center can be reached by telephone at 973/353-5231. Appointments are encouraged to reduce waiting time.

Pharmacy services are available on the premises weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Credit cards are accepted; prescriptions and over-the-counter items may be obtained at reasonable cost. The pharmacy can be contacted at 973/353-5201.

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

For additional information, contact RU-info at 732/932-info (4636) or
Comments and corrections to: Campus Information Services.

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