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Services

Eligibility


Only students currently enrolled in classes at UW-Eau Claire are eligible to receive services.

Cost

  • Click here for a select list of our services and their prices.  Prices are subject to change.
  • Student Health Service is funded primarily by the student segregated fee, which is paid along with each student's tuition. Most office visits are provided without additional cost to the student. Small fees may be charged for lab work, medicine, and supplies.
  • Student Health Staff work diligently to keep prices affordable on the average student budget. As a patient you have the right to ask the cost of an service before receiving it.  Student Health Service accepts cash, checks, credit and debit cards, and the Blugold card. We do not bill insurance companies directly, but will provide a receipt you can submit for reimbursement.
  • Contraceptives for women may be covered at no cost to students under the Family Planning Waiver Program. Please read our webpage or call us at 715-836-4311 for more information.  arrow

Appointments

Students are seen on an appointment basis in order to accommodate class schedules and minimize class absences. However, emergencies are "worked-in" as best possible.  arrow

General Medical Exams


Diagnosis and treatment of general medical problems such as:

  • Injuries
  • Respiratory problems and infections
  • Eye, ear, and throat problems
  • Skin rashes and acne
  • Bladder and kidney infections
  • Stomach/abdominal pain and diarrhea

We also perform general physical exams, athletic physicals, study abroad physicals, EKG's, and offer a crutch loan service.  arrow

Minor Surgical Procedures


We perform many common minor surgical procedures such as:

  • Wart removal
  • Minor suturing of lacerations
  • Mole removal
  • Ingrown toenail removal
  • Abscess drainage  arrow

Women's Health Care


We provide a wide variety of general women's health care services such as:

  • Pelvic exams
  • PAP smears
  • Colposcopy
  • Pregnancy tests & counseling
  • Contraceptives exams & counseling
  • Hormonal methods of contraception (including Nexplanon, the patch, the pill, and the ring)
  • Intrauterine devices (IUDs) - Mirena and Paragard
  • Emergency contraception
  • Breast exams
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STI's)
  • Evaluation of menstrual irregularities and/or pain
  • Diagnosis and treatment of yeast infections and other vaginal infections  arrow

Contraceptive Management

We provide counseling and education on all options, and have the following available for purchase** at Student Health Service:

  • Condoms (more affordable here than at your local drugstore)
  • Oral contraceptive pills
  • Depo Provera
  • Nuvaring
  • Nexplanon
  • IUDs (Intrauterine Devices) (Mirena and ParaGard)
  • Emergency Contraception

**Contraceptives for women may be covered at no cost to students under the Family Planning Waiver Program. Please read our webpage or call us at 715-836-4311 for more information.

If you need to purchase birth control pills, Nuvaring, or receive a Depo Provera injection at Student Health Service and you have had your contraceptive exam elsewhere, you will need to have the doctor or nurse practitioner who performed your exam complete a pill approval formarrow

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing


We perform the following STI tests:

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomonas
  • HIV
  • Hepatitis B
  • Herpes
  • HPV  arrow

Men's Health Care

We provide general health exams and information such as:

  • Health maintenance exams
  • Testicular exams
  • Contraceptive information & counseling
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STI's)
  • Hernia exams arrow

Laboratory Services


We perform a variety of laboratory tests within our clinic such as:

  • Urinalysis and urine culture
  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Mononucleosis test
  • Hemoglobin and hematocrit tests for anemia
  • Strep throat tests
  • Blood sugar
  • Yeast and bacterial vaginosis infection tests
  • Urine pregnancy tests

We also provide a complete range of lab tests that are sent to a reference lab for variable fees.  arrow

Immunizations and Allergy Shots


We provide the following immunizations and shots:

  • Hepatitis A and B vaccines
  • Tetanus/diphtheria (Tdap)
  • Influenza vaccine (usually available starting in October)
  • Meningitis vaccine
  • HPV vaccine
  • PPD for TB testing
  • Allergy shots ordered by your allergist

Others are available on request.  arrow

Mental Health and Depression


We provide medical treatment for depression, anxiety, and other related conditions. We work with University Counseling Services to provide ongoing counseling services. They offer a wide variety of services and programs that are confidential and free to students.  arrow

Health Education


We provide individuals with information on many topics. We maintain a large collection of printed health education material that are free to students upon request. Topics include:

  • Nutrition
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Contraceptives and birth control
  • General medical conditions, illnesses, and injuries
  • Women's health concerns
  • Men's health concerns
  • Laboratory tests
  • Immunizations
  • Sexuality
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Weight loss
  • Eating disorders
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Sprains and strains
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  • Foreign travel
  • Insurance issues

If you are interested in having us come talk to a class, residence hall or other group on a wellness topic, please visit our Student Wellness Advocacy Team web site or contact Katie Wilson at wilsonk@uwec.eduarrow

Smoking/Tobacco Cessation

Our staff is available to help you quit smoking or using other tobacco products.  We will help you make a personalized quit plan (including medications as appropriate) and follow up on your progress.  Call 715-836-4311 to make an appointment.

Nutrition Counseling

We offer individual, personalized nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian for a small fee.  Please call  715-836-5360 for cost information and to schedule an appointment.  arrow

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