Student Health Center Overview
Health Services are available only for currently enrolled Skyline students.
The Health Center provides health care services, referral services, and health educational information to students and staff.
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Fall 2013 Hours August 19th - December 18th
|Monday - Thursday||9:00 am - 6:00 pm|
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Saturday and Sunday||Closed|
Tuberculosis Skin Test (TST)
Available Monday and Tuesday 9:00am-5:30pm, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am-11:30am, on a drop in basis. After the test is placed on the forearm, the patient must return within 48-72 hours to have the test read. Cost $10.
A 'two-step' TST is two separate TSTs, placed and read, 1-3 weeks apart.
As needed fo school programs, transfers, volunteer, employment. Available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm and some Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm, by appointment only.
Call or visit the Health Center to schedule an appointment. Cost $30.
Drop In Services
The Health Center is open on a drop-in-basis to advise students regarding minor illness; evaluate symptoms; refer, if necessary, to local community clinics or doctors; and provide first aid for injuries or accidents. An appointment is needed for program/transfer/work physicals or well woman exam.
Services include emergency care and first aid, health screening, pregnancy testing, Tuberculosis testing, blood pressure check, health assessment and referral, treatment of minor injuries, stress reduction information, student health insurance, STD information and crisis intervention. The Health Center also offers free condoms.
Health information and listings of Health Center activities can be found in the Health Center and on bulletin boards located throughout the campus. Students who have health conditions or who are taking prescription medication that may affect them while on campus are strongly encouraged to share this information with the medical provider. All information given to the Health Center and services provided by the medical provider are strictly confidential.
Free -Low Cost Confidential Medical Services
Including but not limited to:
- Pregnancy testing
- Program/Transfer/Work physicals $30
- STD testing (HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, etc.)
- Titers (antibody) testing, cost varies
- Tuberculosis (TB) skin testing $10
- Women’s Health exam (pelvic, pap) $40
Over the Counter Medications available for:
- For allergies, burns, cough, diarrhea, headache, muscle aches, nausea,
- Emergency contraception (Plan B $15), yeast infections
Prescriptions are available at the discretion of the practitioner
- Prescription medications
- Antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, birth control, steroid cream, etc.
- Hepatitis A (series of 2 vaccines; 0 and 6 months, good for life) for 19 years and older. Cost: $35
- Hepatitis B (series of 3 vaccines; 0, 1, 6 months, good for life) for 19 years and older. Cost: $40
- Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), (series of 3 vaccines; 0, 1, 6 months, good for life) for 18 years and younger. Cost: $10
- Influenza ('Flu) (given annuallly) for those over 1 years old. Available in the late Fall -early Spring. Cost: free for students, $10 for staff/faculty
- Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) (series of 2 vaccines; 0, 1 months, good for life) Cost: $10 for those without insurance/$60 for those with insurance*
- Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap) (Booster vaccine. Good for 5-10 years) Cost: $10 for those without insurance/$40 for those with insurance*
* With insurance means. If you have any type of insurance, private, Kaiser, Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, Healthy San Francisco, ACE etc.
A group health insurance plan is available to students at a low cost.
Students must be enrolled in 6 or more units per semester to be eligible for this coverage.
Eye Exams and Vision Screening
UC Berkeley School of Optometry complete Eye Exams on the Berkeley Campus $17
San Bruno Optometrist Vision Screening in San Bruno $20
Stop by the Health Center for more information and for a voucher
Services include women's health, men's health, drugs, smoking, nutrition, eating disorders, rape, blood pressure, abuse, mental health, STIs, HIV/AIDS awareness, stress, depression, ergonomics, community health and mental health resources.
Health Fair, blood drive, alcohol screening, rape awareness, depression screening, the "Great American Smoke out" and others.
The Health Center maintains a library of more than 50 videos of pertinent health issues for use by college students, staff and faculty. Videos may be borrowed by faculty and staff for a period of time not to exceed two weeks. Students may view the videos in the Health Center. Topics include addiction, HIV? AIDS, STIs, smoking and tobacco, nutrition and eating disorders, rape and general health topics.
SparkPoint at Skyline College is a financial education center that offers 1 on 1 financial coaching, along with other services and resources that lead to financial stability. Click on the following links below to learn about the resources available through SparkPoint at Skyline College.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
- Students will be able to evaluate resources needed to improve physical/mental/emotional health. (ISLO: Communication)
- Students will identify symptoms of substances abuse, eating disorder and/or other addictive/behaviors and learn coping strategies. (ISLO: Communication)
- Students will demonstrate awareness of the global implications of diseases such as HIV, diabetes, etc. (ISLO: Communication)
- Educating students to health information. (ISLO: Communication)
- Student will understand the risks associated with unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STI) and how to prevent them through a variety of effective family planning methods and condom use. (ISLO: Self Awareness & Interpersonal Skills)
- Students will be able to explain the various methods of preventing the spread of the flu. Including: vaccination, cover the cough, hand washing, crowd control, etc. (ISLO: Self Awareness & Interpersonal Skills)
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) will be assessed using:
- Review of collected data, and
- Other methods
To empower and transform a global community of learners