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Health Services
The following list is an example of the common health concerns managed at GHC. A complete range of acute and chronic health services are provided such as acne, colds, flu, muscle sprains, asthma, and high blood pressure. 

For the most common office charges click here.

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Acne

Make an appointment at GHC.  See http://www.aad.org/public/index.html

Advice, Health Related
Call 248-370-2341 OR email GHC at health@oakland.edu. If your question is time sensitive it is better to call the office.

Other health related links:
www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/DiseasesIndex/DiseasesIndex

Alcohol/Drugs
Oakland University Counseling Center: Substance Abuse Prevention

Allergy Injection Therapy
Initial office visit at GHC required
The following information is needed for records at Graham Health Center prior to starting allergy injection therapy:

  • Allergist Name, Address, and Telephone Number
  • Serum
  • Dose Record
  • Date prophylaxis started, and any reactions
  • Brief Physical Exam 

The first injection from a new bottle of serum (or if for any reason your serum dilution concentration is changed) must be given by the allergist. You will be asked to wait 20 minutes after your injection at the Graham Health Center. 

Anxiety
GHC provides medical management of common health issues. Call for an appointment.
See Oakland University Counseling Center for additional counseling services and information.

Asthma
Make an appointment unless its urgent. See Emergency/After Hours.

Bladder Infection
Make an appointment at GHC.  See www.womenshealth.about.com

    Blood Pressure Monitoring
    For established patients a blood pressure check is available at no charge and no appointment is needed. Treatment is available with a clinic visit.

    Breaks and Sprains

    Make an appointment with GHC

    Cholesterol Testing

    Make an appointment with GHC

    Cold and Flu
    Make an appointment with GHC

    Condoms
    Available at the office window for a fee (10 for $2.50), no appointment necessary

    Contraception

    • Contraceptives includes oral contraceptives, vaginal ring, patch, condoms and Depo Provera injections.
    • Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) are available by appointment. (A clinic visit at GHC is required.) Students may obtain their physical and pelvic exam at Graham Health Center or bring a copy of a recent pap smear report (within past 12 months).
    • See GYT on Preventing Pregnancy. Good information on what works and what doesn't.

      Dental
      See Community Resources

      Depression
      GHC provides medical management of common mental health issues. 
      See Oakland University Counseling Center for additional counseling options and information.

      Dermatology
      Make an appointment with GHC

      Drug Testing

      Immediate results, call for an appointment

      Ear, Nose and Throat
      Make an appointment with GHC

      Emergency Contraceptive Pill (see Emergency Contraception)

      1. Plan B is effective up to 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. You must be 18 years old and show a valid picture ID. If under 18 years of age an office visit is required.  Cost is $18.
      2. Ella is effective up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex. To obtain Ella a short office visit ($30) is necessary.

      Emotional or Mental Health Concerns
      Evaluation and treatment of common mental health problems such as anxiety or depression. See Oakland University Counseling Center for additional counseling options and information.

      Eye
      Make an appointment with GHC for treatment for common, routine problems. For local optometry centers see Community Resources.

      Flu Shots
      Available at GHC in fall and winter.

      HIV/STI Testing and Counseling
      Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases is available at the Graham Health Center.

      Health Promotion and Teaching
      Graham Health Center engages in campus-wide health promotion activities for Oakland University students. To arrange for a staff member to speak on a health related topic go to Request a Workshop. Available topics are Safer Sex, Testicular self-exam and cancer, contraceptives, healthy eating habits, and stress management. Feel free to request a specific topic.

      HPV Vaccine (Gardasil)
      Provided at GHC, some insurances will provide coverage. Three doses are required over a six month period. Free vaccine is available from the manufacture if you qualify.

      Immunizations
      Many insurances provide coverage for the following vaccines. Check with your insurance company. See www.cdc.gov/vaccines for more information.

      • Tdap:  diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) - A booster is recommended every 10 years
      • Hepatitis B: 3 injections are required over a 6 month period.
      • Meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine: one time dose
      • HPV (Gardasil) Vaccine: 3 injections are required over a six month period. (Many insurances provide coverage. Free vaccine may be available if you qualify).
      • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella): 2 injections are required over a 28 day period) 
      • Influenza: – one injection annually

          Health Insurance
          Health care insurance is available to any enrolled student of Oakland University. Insurance is offered through UnitedHealthcare starting August 2012.  Enrollment is available at www.uhcsr.com

          Laboratory
          GHC offers a wide range of diagnostic and laboratory testing. These services must be ordered by a health care provider at the Graham Health Center.

          Medications and Health Related Items

          • Prescription medications  are available at discounted prices for uninsured students who receive care at Graham Health Center.
          • Low cost medical supplies including bandaids,dressings, ankle/wrist/knee supports, splints, slings, peroxide, crutches, first aid kit and other various items such as condoms, pedometers are for sale at the front window.
          • Over-the-counter medications not requiring a prescription may also be purchased at Graham Health Center. Click here for a list of medications and supplies.
          Medication Refill
          For established GHC patients only. Call 248-370-2679, 24 hours before you will need the refill.

          Meningitis

          Seek immediate medical care if you have symptoms. This vaccine is highly recommended for college age students by the CDC (Center for Disease Control).

          Men's Health
          Testicular cancer is a young man's disease and is the number one cancer in men under 30 years old. If caught early it is treatable. A monthly testicular self-exam is important. Check out these videos on self-exams.

          Mental Health
          GHC provides medical management of common mental health issue. See Oakland University Counseling Center.

          Morning After Pill
          See emergency contraception

          Nutritional Counseling
          Information, evaluation, and referrals for eating disorders are available. The Health Center also provides diet counseling for weight loss, cholesterol control and promotion of healthy eating habits. A wellness coach is available to help with healthy eating habits. See My Plate on Campus for dietary guidelines.

          Pap Smears
          Pap smears are recommended yearly at age 21 or 3 years after a woman becomes sexually active (whichever is first). Gynecological problems can be diagnosed and treated including problems with vaginal discharge, menstrual cramps, pelvic pain and discomfort with sexual intercourse.

          Physicals for Work or School
          Physicals can be performed on a scheduled basis. Appointments are required.  Special package prices.  Rapid drug screening available.

          Prescriptions
          We are not a state licensed pharmacy. We are only able to dispense medication ordered by the health care provider after they have had an opportunity to evaluate your concerns.

          Pregnancy Testing
          We will take the time to answer all your questions and concerns and provide unbiased counseling.  The urine test will provide immediate results.

            Psychiatric Services
            Psychiatric services with Dr. Roekle will now be provided at GHC. This change will allow us to provide more comprehensive care. As a result the length of your visit may be increased. Read the new policy here.

            Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

            Sexual Assault
            See Oakland University Counseling Center- Sexual Assault. Call HAVEN’s Toll-Free Crisis Line at 877.922.1274, 911 or 248-370-3333 for the OU police.

            Smoking Cessation
            GHC provides a smoking cessation package year round to help you quit. Click here for resources and programs.

            Strep Throat
            Make an appointment for on site, rapid testing and treatment at GHC.

            Test Results
            GHC will notify clients of abnormal test results. Call with any questions or concerns.

            Tuberculosis (TB) Testing
            Provided by GHC.  Recommended for higher risk OU students. See Immunization Record for TB testing guidelines.

            Urinary Tract Infections
            Make an appointment with GHC

            Vaccinations
            See Immunizations above.

            Women’s Health
            A full range of services including breast exam, pap smear, STI testing and contraception.

            X-Ray
            Make an appointment with GHC for a referral to a local testing facility.


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