Student Health

Additional Services

Student Health is the primary source for a wide range of healthcare services for all Duke Students, many of which are covered by the student health fee. We are here to provide evidence-based, patient-centered health care to our campus community in a professional and compassionate manner that directly contributes to the student'€™s well-being and overall success.

The Allergy Clinic is staffed by a nurse with specialized training in administering allergy immunotherapy.

Allergy injections are covered by the Student Health Fee, but will NOT be given without current written orders and injection schedules from the prescribing physician.

  • If you have never received an allergy injection you must receive your first dose from your allergist.
  • Students utilizing the Allergy Clinic must complete a consent form to receive treatment.
  • Provide your allergist with this form: Request for Allergy Immunotherapy-Non SHC Provider.
  • Extract Vials can be hand delivered by the student or sent via Fed-Ex, next day services. and may not be mailed via US Postal Service or directly forwarded to DSHAC. DSHAC will not mail/ forward extracts.
  • Please be aware that if you are late for an Allergy Clinic appointment, you will have to reschedule.

FORMS

The Travel Clinic provides services for health needs prior to and following travel.

Services offered include:

  • Medical Travel Advice
  • Recommended and Required Immunizations
  • Preventative Prescriptions and Information
  • Health Advisories Based on Travel Destination
  • Comprehensive Travel Health Planners

Follow these steps for planning your travel health needs.

We offer a wide range of laboratory services provided by certified medical technologists.

Lab tests covered by the Student Health Fee include:

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Manual Differentials
  • Complete Urinalysis,
  • Finger-stick Glucose
  • Wet Prep for Vaginal Infections
  • KOH Skin
  • Rapid Strep
  • Rapid Mononucleosis
  • Rapid HCG
  • Sed Rate
  • Hemoccult
  • All other lab tests will be sent to Duke Health or LabCorp and will be billed to your insurance.

Now Offering Virtual Visits!

Student Health is now offering virtual visits over a secure online platform so students can consult directly with our providers using their personal devices.

Students that have been seen at Student Health at least once, have a MyChart account, are in the state of North Carolina, and using a device with either Google Chrome or Firefox as a browser may be able to schedule these appointments.

Students with concerns listed below can call our Nurse Triage line at (919) 681-9355 and choose option 2.

  • Latent Tuberculosis
    • Initial Discussion
    • Direct Observed Therapy
  • PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxsis for HIV)
  • Re-checks for skin infections previously seen in person at the Student Health Center
  • Routine follow-up for anxiety
  • Routine follow-up for depression
  • Sexual Health
    • Birth control counseling
    • Birth control refills
    • Sexually transmitted infections counseling for students without symptoms
  • Thyroid medication refill
  • Women with urinary tract infection symptoms that are similar to previous infections
  • Women with vaginal symptoms that are similar to previous vaginal infections