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Health Services

The following list is an example of the common health concerns managed at GHC. A complete range of acute and chronic health services are provided such as acne, colds, flu, muscle sprains, asthma, and high blood pressure. 

For the most common office charges click here.


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Acne

Make an appointment at GHC.  See http://www.aad.org/public/index.html

Advice, Health Related
Call 248-370-2341 OR email GHC at health@oakland.edu. If your question is time sensitive it is better to call the office.

Other health related links:
www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/DiseasesIndex/DiseasesIndex

Alcohol/Drugs
Oakland University Counseling Center: Substance Abuse Prevention

Allergy Injection Therapy

  • Initial office visit at GHC required
  • Read and sign this form 
  • The first injection from a new bottle of serum (or if for any reason your serum dilution concentration is changed) must be given by the allergist. You will be asked to wait 30 minutes after your injection at the Graham Health Center. 

Anxiety
GHC provides medical management of common health issues. Call for an appointment.
See Oakland University Counseling Center for additional counseling services and information.

Asthma
Make an appointment unless it is urgent. See Emergency/After Hours.

Bladder Infection
Make an appointment at GHC.  See www.womenshealth.about.com

 

Blood Pressure Monitoring
For established patients, a blood pressure check is available at no charge and no appointment is needed. Treatment is available with a clinic visit.


Breaks and Sprains

Make an appointment with GHC

Cholesterol Testing

Make an appointment with GHC

Cold and Flu
Make an appointment with GHC

Condoms
Available at the office window for a fee (10 for $2.50), no appointment necessary

Contraception

  • Contraceptives includes oral contraceptives, vaginal ring, patch, condoms and Depo Provera injections.
  • Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) are available by appointment. (A clinic visit at GHC is required.) Students may obtain their physical and pelvic exam at Graham Health Center or bring a copy of a recent pap smear report (within past 12 months).
  • See GYT on Preventing Pregnancy. Good information on what works and what doesn't.

Dental
See Community Resources

Depression
GHC provides medical management of common mental health issues. 
See Oakland University Counseling Center for additional counseling options and information.

Dermatology
Make an appointment with GHC

Drug Testing

Immediate results, call for an appointment

Ear, Nose and Throat
Make an appointment with GHC

Emergency Contraceptive Pill (see Emergency Contraception)

  1. Plan B is effective up to 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. You must be 18 years old and show a valid picture ID. If under 18 years of age an office visit is required.  Cost is $18.
  2. Ella is effective up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex. To obtain Ella a short office visit ($30) is necessary.

Emotional or Mental Health Concerns
Evaluation and treatment of common mental health problems such as anxiety or depression. See Oakland University Counseling Center for additional counseling options and information.

Eye
Make an appointment with GHC for treatment for common, routine problems. For local optometry centers see Community Resources.

Flu Shots
Available at GHC in fall and winter.

HIV/STI Testing and Counseling
Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases is available at the Graham Health Center.

Health Promotion and Teaching
Graham Health Center engages in campus-wide health promotion activities for Oakland University students. To arrange for a staff member to speak on a health related topic go to Request a Workshop. Available topics are Safer Sex, Testicular self-exam and cancer, contraceptives, healthy eating habits, and stress management. Feel free to request a specific topic.

HPV Vaccine (Gardasil)
Provided at GHC, some insurances will provide coverage. Three doses are required over a six month period. Free vaccine is available from the manufacturer if you qualify.

Immunizations
Many insurances provide coverage for the following vaccines. Check with your insurance company. See www.cdc.gov/vaccines for more information.

  • Tdap:  diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) - A booster is recommended every 10 years
  • Hepatitis B: 3 injections are required over a 6 month period.
  • Meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine: One-time dose (Menactra) protects against strains A, C, Y and W. See this important update regarding the meningitis vaccine.
  • HPV (Gardasil) Vaccine: 3 injections are required over a six month period. (Many insurances provide coverage. Free vaccine may be available if you qualify).
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella): 2 injections are required over a 28 day period) 
  • Influenza: – one injection annually

Health Insurance
Health care insurance is available to any enrolled student of Oakland University. Insurance is offered through UnitedHealthcare starting August 2012.  Enrollment is available at www.uhcsr.com

Laboratory
GHC offers a wide range of diagnostic and laboratory testing. These services must be ordered by a health care provider at the Graham Health Center.

Medications and Health Related Items

  • Prescription medications are available at discounted prices for uninsured students who receive care at Graham Health Center.
  • Low cost medical supplies including bandaids,dressings, ankle/wrist/knee supports, splints, slings, peroxide, crutches, first aid kit and other various items such as condoms, pedometers are for sale at the front window.
  • Over-the-counter medications not requiring a prescription may also be purchased at Graham Health Center. Click here for a list of medications and supplies.

Medication Refill
For established GHC patients only. Call 248-370-2679, 24 hours before you will need the refill.

Meningitis

Seek immediate medical care if you have symptoms. This vaccine is highly recommended for college age students by the CDC (Center for Disease Control).

Men's Health
Testicular cancer is a young man's disease and is the number one cancer in men under 30 years old. If caught early it is treatable. A monthly testicular self-exam is important. Check out these videos on self-exams.

Mental Health
GHC provides medical management of common mental health issue. See Oakland University Counseling Center.

Morning After Pill
See emergency contraception

Nutritional Counseling
Information, evaluation, and referrals for eating disorders are available. The Health Center also provides diet counseling for weight loss, cholesterol control and promotion of healthy eating habits. A wellness coach is available to help with healthy eating habits. See My Plate on Campus for dietary guidelines.

Pap Smears
Pap smears are recommended yearly at age 21 or 3 years after a woman becomes sexually active (whichever is first). Gynecological problems can be diagnosed and treated including problems with vaginal discharge, menstrual cramps, pelvic pain and discomfort with sexual intercourse.

Physicals for Work or School
Physicals can be performed on a scheduled basis. Appointments are required.  Special package prices.  Rapid drug screening available.

Prescriptions
We are not a state licensed pharmacy. We are only able to dispense medication ordered by the health care provider after they have had an opportunity to evaluate your concerns.

Pregnancy Testing
We will take the time to answer all your questions and concerns and provide unbiased counseling.  The urine test will provide immediate results.

Psychiatric Services
Psychiatric services are provided through GHC. A $25 'no-show' fee will be charged for missed appointments if not canceled at least 24 hours in advance. 

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

  • Rapid HIV testing
  • Gonorrhea/Chlamydia (painless) urine testing  
  • Herpes Simplex Virus blood testing
  • Syphilis blood testing
  • For more information: Planned Parenthood, STD facts

Sexual Assault
See Oakland University Counseling Center- Sexual Assault. Call HAVEN’s Toll-Free Crisis Line at 877.922.1274, 911 or 248-370-3333 for the OU police.

Smoking Cessation
GHC provides a smoking cessation package year round to help you quit. Click here for resources and programs.

Strep Throat
Make an appointment for on site, rapid testing and treatment at GHC.

Test Results
GHC will notify clients of abnormal test results. Call with any questions or concerns.

Tuberculosis (TB) Testing
Provided by GHC.  Recommended for higher risk OU students. See Immunization Record for TB testing guidelines.

Urinary Tract Infections
Make an appointment with GHC

Vaccinations
See Immunizations above.

Women’s Health
A full range of services including breast exam, pap smear, STI testing and contraception.

X-Ray
Make an appointment with GHC for a referral to a local testing facility.