|The Office of Health Services offers medical referrals, preventive health counseling and preventive health college-wide programs which include: free health insurance for eligible clients, dental forms, and a comprehensive program on HIV/STD counseling and testing with HIV/AIDS Library/Resource Center sponsored by NAFEO/CDC Grant and the annual Wellness Festival.
A Registered Nurse provides other services in addition to the above mentioned; emergency first aid, supervise the immunization programs mandated by New York State PHL 2165 and PHL 2167 sponsored by CUNY. Students’ immunization records: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Meningococcal Meningitis are reviewed and kept in the Health Services Office.
The office is responsible for processing immunizations, actively involved in health initiatives such as health expos, seminars, mammogram drives, and the provision of health insurance. Staff is engaged in timely health issues including Hypertension, Obesity, Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, and LGBT Cultural Competency.
The Student Office of Health Services will ensure that students are in compliance with immunization regulation as stipulated in New York State Public Health Laws and will provide advocacy, education, materials, workshops and related culturally competent preventive practices to manage, enhance and improve their health to achieve optimal academic and personal success.
The Office of Health Services contributes to the health care needs of our students and is dedicated to treating them with respect, integrity and compassion. Care and counseling is confidential. Your medical records are secured and your file will only be released with your written authorization.
The Office is located in the School of Business & Student Support Services Building, Room 217. The telephone number is (718) 270-6075.
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- Kathy Phillips-Harding, M.S.N., R.N. , Staff Nurse/Director Health Services
- Angela Eustace – Health Education Coordinator/Admin. Specialist
- Cherril Smith – Immunization Coordinator/Admin. Assistant
- Ratchell Eugene – Support Staff
- Zavian Larmond --Support Staff
Eligibility and Cost
The Student Office of Health Services is a facility available to all Medgar Evers College students with a validated I.D. and the services are free.
* Please Note:
New York State Public Health Law 2165 requires students born after January 1, 1957 to submit documentation proving immunity to Measles, Mumps and Rubella. The following constitutes proof of immunity: two doses of Measles vaccine and one each of Mumps and Rubella or blood test results showing immunity to each disease. Students must comply in order to attend classes. Students also must submit a Meningococcal Meningitis Immunization Form signed by the student, or if under the age of eighteen, the student’s parent or guardian, to the Office of Health Services within thirty days from the beginning of the semester. This form acknowledges the mandatory receipt of information regarding Meningococcal disease and vaccination. Vaccination is not required. Students who fail to return this form may not be allowed to attend classes.