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Health Resources for Students

Student Health Service provides a variety of resources to serve the needs of students. In the list below we have provided links to sites offering a wide range of information on health issues.

If you need information for a class project, including educational brochures, please contact our Health Educators at 715-836-5110.

General Medical Websites
Alcohol & Drugs
Allergies
Cold & Flu
Contraception
Counseling

Student Health Services works closely with Counseling Services to ensure patient's mental health needs are being met.  Students may be referred to counseling from a SHS provider or may directly contact Counseling Services.  

COVID-19

If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, or had a potential exposure, you are encouraged to contact Student Health Service at 715-836-5075 or COVIDinfo@uwec.edu.

Per CDC - Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms of COVID-19.


Additional resources regarding COVID-19:

Dental Health

Student Health Service does not provide dental care on campus. Below are options for seeking dental care in the Eau Claire/Wisconsin.

Diabetes
Eating Disorders
Fitness
Food Insecurities

With the ever-increasing cost of college education, we are aware that students may have difficulty obtaining enough food to met their needs.  UWEC works with Campus Harvest food pantry to help with supplemental food assistance. 

Immunizations

 

Interpreting Services

Student Health Service strives to ensure students are well-informed and understand their treatment plan following an appointment.  We have interpreting services available upon request and would be happy to help facilitate the use of this service.

LGBTQIA+ Health

Student Health Service staff want to ensure all students feel welcome and able to seek out care at our clinic.  We strive to ensure a safe, open, and inclusive environment and encourage students to interact with our team to help improve their overall care.  We also encourage students to utilize UW-Eau Claire's on campus resources through the Gender Sexuality and Resource Center (link below).

 

Transgender Health Appointments
What Student Health Service can offer for Transgender Students
Appointments can include acute concerns, preventative screening, mental health care, sexual health screening, and initiation of hormone replacement therapy. To make an appointment please call SHS at 715-863-4311.
Hormone Replacement Therapy

If you are interested in starting hormone therapy, or have questions about starting HRT, please call to schedule an appointment to discuss with one of our providers.

Getting Started on HRT

· Prior to starting hormones, students will need at least three appointments with an SHS provider. Appointments will be one month apart.

· Topics that will be discussed at that appointments include, medical history, mental health history, expectations of hormone therapy, risks and benefits of the medication, cost and availability of the medication, timeline and cost of lab work and preventative care

· Will also discuss and get patient connected with Counseling Service for at least one appointment

Lab Work

· Baseline labs will be completed prior to starting HRT medication

· Labs will be completed on a routine basis depending on the patient and medication after starting HRT

· Cost of lab work can range from $10-$30

Mental Health

Student Health Service offers a wide range of mental health-related services including initial mental health evaluations, ongoing care and evaluation, medication initiation and management, and facilitation of as related-campus services like counseling, Dean of Students office, Services for Students with Disabilities. 

Service include treatment of:

Anxiety
Mood Disorders including Depression
Eating Disorders
Panic Attacks

Additional resources can be found below:

Crisis Resources:

  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOPE to 741741

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Phone 988 OR 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).

  • Northwest Connections: Phone 1-800-552-6642

  • Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs: 1-888-552-6642
  • Trevor Project (LGBTQIA+) Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

Local Hospitals/ERs (near campus) -

  • Marshfield Clinic ER: 2310 Craig Rd; Phone 715-858-8100
  • Mayo Clinic Health Systems ER: 1221 Whipple St; Phone 715-834-3311
  • Sacred Heart Hospital ER: 900 West Clairemont; Phone 715-717-4121

Mental Health Screening Tool

Take Kognito - An interactive role-play simulation for students that builds awareness, knowledge, and skills about mental health and suicide prevention, and prepares users to lead real-life conversations with fellow students in distress and connect them with support.

Kognito

 

Nutrition
Sexual Assault
Sexuality & Health
Sleep
Stress & Relaxation
Students with Disabilities

Each student will bring unique life experiences to UWEC.  Some of the these experiences may be due to mental or physical disabilities.  Student Health Services works closely with the SSD (Services for Students with Disabilities) Office to ensure students are allowed equal access and accommodations to meet their specific needs.  

Sun Safety
Travel Health
Vaping & Tobacco
Pregnancy - Campus Resources

Student Health Service | UW-Eau Claire: (715) 836-5360

Counseling Services | UW-Eau Claire: (715) 836-5521

Pregnant, Expecting and Parenting Students | UW-Eau Claire: (715) 836-2387

Pregnancy - Prenatal Care

Marshfield Clinic - Pregnancy: (866) 520-2510

Mayo Clinic Health System (Eau Claire) - Prenatal Care: (715) 838-5222

OakLeaf Clinics (Eau Claire) - Obstetrics and Gynecology: (715) 836-9242

Prevea Obstetrics - Pregnancy Care and Childbirth: (888) 277-3832

*This is not an all-inclusive list. Consider contacting your insurance carrier for in-network options that would be covered by your health insurance.

Pregnancy - Assistance, Options, and Support

Pregnancy Assistance

BadgerCare Plus | Wisconsin Department of Health Services: (800) 362-3002

Helps low-income children, pregnant individuals, and adults in Wisconsin.

City of Eau Claire - Family Planning Clinic: (715) 839-6988

Healthy Beginnings Plus Program provides support and education to pregnant women, helps with health care needs, and provides information on resources and services in the county.

Eau Claire County WIC: (715) 839-5051

Provides families with healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and access to many other health services.

Pregnancy Options and Support

abortionfinder.org/

Comprehensive directory of trusted and verified abortion service providers in the United States.

Adoptions of Wisconsin, (608) 821-8220

Full service, licensed adoption agency, providing adoption services throughout Wisconsin

All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center: (715) 222-0777

Support for pregnancy, parenting, abortion, and adoption.

Apple Pregnancy Care Center - Eau Claire, Wisconsin: (715) 834-7734

Offering pregnancy testing, pregnancy options, education, and support

National Abortion Federation Hotline, 800-772-9100

Free, anonymous, unbiased information about abortion and other pregnancy options.

Pregnancy Options Workbook

Guide for those facing a pregnancy decision including adoption, parenting, and abortion.

EXHALE After-Abortion Talkline, 866-4-EXHALE

Post abortion counseling.

Planned Parenthood - Eau Claire Health Center: (715) 833-2279

Pregnancy testing and options.

plancpills.org/

Up-to-date information on how people in the U.S. can access at-home abortion pills online.

Options for Women Menomonie - Standing With You: (715) 222-0777

Help for women facing an unplanned or unintentional pregnancy.

Eau Claire - Catholic Charities: (888) 212-4357

Licensed, accredited, nonprofit agency providing services to all faiths including pregnancy and adoption support.

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