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Health & Wellness Services

Our Mission
The departments within Health and Wellness Services enhance the student's educational experience by promoting health and wellness and empowering students to achieve a lifetime of healthy living.

Goals
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       Provide access to services and resources that promote
        physical and emotional wellbeing.

·       Ensure that all students seeking services are treated
        with respect, understanding, sensitivity, and compassion.

·       Provide a learning environment in which students can make
        informed decisions about their health that enhances the
        development of healthy lifestyles.

·       Cultivate collaborative relationships with Kutztown University
        departments as well as the surrounding community to
        enhance student wellbeing and support student academics
        and retention.

Check up from the Neck UP Kiosk is now operational.
Visit its new location outside of Starbucks in the MSU. 
Check your mental health with a free and anonymous screening by
clicking on the button, get a CHECK UP from the NECK-UP.
                      

Health and wellness services accredited by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.

MENINGITIS B INFORMATION
Meningitis B is a growing concern on college campuses. Most students have received the Meningitis vaccine for A, C, Y, W, as a state requirement prior to starting college; however until recently there was no vaccine to prevent Meningitis B. Students ages 17 - 23 are at the highest risk for Meningitis B with a 9% greater risk for college students vs. non-college students. 

For more information about Meningitis B see the links below, contact your health care provider or Clinical Services at (610) 683-4082

Meningitis B Vaccine Information Statement

Meningitis B FAQ



HOT TOPICS

 Meningitis information from the CDC


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Cold VS Flu symptoms flyer

If you think you have the flu, contact KU Clinical Services at 610-683-4082.

SEASONAL INFLUENZA


Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge - MSU.
March 20, 2019 - A Life Worth Living
April 17, 2019 - All or Nothing Thinking
Open, casual discussion led by a professional.  Refreshments provided.

Click here for more information about CHAT CAFE

Out of the Darkness Campus walk
                          Save The Date
             Sunday, April 28, 2019
5p.m.-7p.m.
Clinical Services in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will host the 5th annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. You can register online at www.campuswalks.org or in person the day of the walk. All walkers must check in at the event. Registration starts at 4 p.m. and the walk starts at 5 p.m. on the DMZ. Snacks and information tables on suicide prevention will be provided for walkers at the event. All proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). For more information contact Kathy Loomis at kloomis@Kutztown.edu or 484-646-5927.

 ZIKA VIRUS


HEALTH INSURANCE

Health insurance coverage is now required for all Americans. If you are currently uninsured, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides many options for health insurance coverage. The Insurance Commissioner of Pennsylvania, Teresa D. Miller, has written the following LETTER TO COLLEGE STUDENTS in an effort to assist you with the process of choosing the right plan for you. If you need further assistance, visit healthcare.gov or contact the Health and Wellness Center on campus.

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) - ACA and College Students

MEASLES

The United States is currently experiencing an outbreak of measles. Measles is an acute respiratory illness. Please be assured that the health center is closely monitoring the campus community. Currently, we have NO cases on campus. Please see the link below for more information on measles.    

http://www.cdc.gov/measles/resources/index.html

EBOLA

ENTEROVIRUS (EV-D68)

NOROVIRUS  (stomach flu)

PATIENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES CLICK HERE

Required Medical Forms
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