Student Health Services
Student Services Plaza
Appointments: (239) 590-7966
Immunization: (239) 590-1254
Student Health Services is open from 8:15 AM – 4:45 PM on Mon-Thurs, and 9 AM - 4:45 PM on Friday.
Student Health Advice can be obtained from an offsite after hours nursing service by calling the main SHS telephone number (239-590-7966)
All of our doctors are board certified with many years of experience. All were in private practice before joining SHS.
Visits are free but there are nominal charges (cost recovery) for medications, labs, and vaccines. We accept cash, check, all major credit cards and Eagle Dollars.
Yes, we provide women’s health services including well exam visits, contraception, pap smears, and testing & treatment for sexually transmitted infections.
No, we do not have specialists (dermatology, orthopedics, ophthalmology etc.) but we can provide primary care evaluation (family doc) and refer as needed. We do not have dental services.
We do not fill outside prescriptions. However, prescription medications (antibiotics, birth control, asthma inhalers) ordered by our providers can be purchased at SHS for reduced prices. We also provide limited quantities of over the counter medications for free (Tylenol, cough drops etc.)
Plan B is the “morning after pill”. It is taken to prevent an unplanned pregnancy in the event of unprotected sex. It is available at SHS and at drug stores.
Yes and our prices are very reasonable. Appointments are required.
Yes, we have free condoms located in Student Health and Prevention & Wellness.
Yes, we draw blood for routine labs ordered at SHS or if the student has a written order from an outside provider.
SHS does not provide allergy injections. We do have a list of available resources for this service at SHS.
Yes, we have many vaccines. Please visit our immunization website for specific information regarding what is required and available: http://www.fgcu.edu/studenthealth/immunizations.html
We refer students to Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) for testing and medications as indicated.
Typically students requiring medications for depression are referred to CAPS.
No. Call 911 in an emergency situation.
No. Students can request a “walk out statement” that provides proof of the visit. Students who are ill (and contagious) should not attend class. Most episodes of illness do not require a visit to SHS. Students are encouraged to discuss absences with their Professor or Academic Advisor.
No. However, visits are free and medications and labs are very reasonably priced.
Yes students can purchase health insurance. Visit the SHS website for information.
Yes. We offer inexpensive urine or blood pregnancy tests in our lab.
We draw blood and send it to and outside lab for testing and we perform limited on site testing. We are also able to draw most labs ordered by outside providers.
No, but we evaluate and write prescriptions for an X-ray referral service. We have negotiated reduced fees for students without insurance.
Yes, we can assist students with pregnancy referral and family planning options.
Yes, we have two types. One type is oral and is free and the other type is via a blood draw and is provided at a minimal cost.
We can evaluate a laceration to determine if sutures are required. Depending on site/severity, we may be able to provide sutures. We also remove sutures and staples.
On a limited basis. However, same day appointments are usually available and patients with urgent needs are never turned away.
Yes, except in emergencies.
Members of our staff are professionally licensed as Registered Nurses, LPNs, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners or Medical Doctors.
An average appointment usually lasts about 20 minutes but may take more or less time.
We are only able to provide your medical information to your parents with your written consent.