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Family Planning Clinic:
2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
Time: 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM
** Please bring insurance information/ STUDENT ID**
Call (870) 575-7106 or (870) 535-2142 to schedule an appointment
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The Student Health Services has no authority to excuse student from class or work-study due to illness. The student is responsible for providing professors or work-study supervisors with an explanation for absence.
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The Student Health Service maintains strict HIPAA guidelines. All information obtained from students is confidential. Patient information will not be given to parents, teachers, etc. without prior consent and authorization from the student. For any questions or concerns, please contact Student Health Services.
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Using a collaborative approach toward the total student development, the mission of Student Health Services is to ensure students who use this facility maintain an optimal level of health.
The center is staffed by a Professional Registered Nurse, and a Secretary. Also on staff is a contracted part-time Medical Doctor/Advance Practice Registered Nurse and a Reproductive Registered Nurse Practitioner.
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It is a mandate of the Arkansas Department of Health that all students attending colleges and universities in the state show proof of 2 MMR ( measles, mumps rubella) immunizations, immunity to measles, mumps and rubella, a medical or non-medical exemption, or birth before January 1957.
Acceptable proof of immunization is an official immunization record from another educational institution in Arkansas, a licensed medical doctor, or an authorized public health representative, or military service. Documentation must state the vaccine type and dates of vaccine administration must be provided and entered on the record. Terms such as “up-to-date,” ”complete,” “adequate,” etc. are not to be accepted as proof of immunization.
Proof that the student has applied for or received a medical or non-medical exemption for those vaccines he/she has not received will be accepted in lieu of receiving vaccine.
Proof that the student was born prior to January 1, 1957, will be accepted in lieu of receiving vaccine.
Proof that the student has applied for or received a non-medical (religious) exemption will be accepted in lieu of receiving the vaccine. This exemption is granted “ on the grounds that such immunization conflicts with the religious tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination of which said individual is an adherent or member” in accordance with Arkansas Statue. Exemption shall be granted only by the Arkansas Department of Health. The exemption form must have a signature and seal of a Notary Public and a new form must be completed every school year.
If a student has previously received two doses of measles, one dose of mumps and one dose of rubella before January 1, 2010, the doses will be accepted as compliant to immunization requirements and 2 MMR’s are not required.
Students who receive their education by correspondence or on-line and do not attend any classes on campus are not require to receive MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine.