Contact Info

          Ghering Health and Wellness Center
          McNerney Hall, 1st Floor
          300 Scotland Road
          Edinboro, PA  16444

          Student Health Services
          Phone: (814) 732-2743
          Fax: (814) 732-2666
          Email: healthcenter@edinboro.edu

          Student Health Services



          Ghering Health and Wellness Center Lobby

          The mission of the Student Health Services is to provide the highest quality episodic patient care, to support and enhance education and increase retention by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning and by promoting optimal wellness.  Health is viewed as more than the absence of illness; it is a positive state of full functioning in relation to one’s capacities. The SHS subscribes to the University’s Mission to focus on individual attention for student success, commitment to diversity and responsiveness to the evolving needs of the broader community. 

          Student Health Services provides care that is similar to a family practice setting, giving special attention to the needs of college students. Services include, but are not limited to, the following. (Additional details are included below under Services.)

          • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.Evaluation and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
          • Medication and supplies at minimal cost
          • Physical examinations
          • Limited laboratory screenings
          • Allergy injections
          • Tuberculin skin testing
          • Immunizations at cost
          • Collaborative care with your medical provider
          • Self-Care Center
          • Men’s and women’s health
          • Healthy lifestyle information
          • Smoking cessation counseling
          • HIV counseling and testing
          • Meditation sessions
          • Any incurred costs will be charged to your account

          Hours

          Fall and Spring Semesters

          Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
          Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.

          Making an Appointment

          The Student Health Services staff believe the foundation of good medical care is the relationship between the medical provider and the patient. In order to provide the time and attention that each student deserves, it is recommended that you make an appointment. Appointments are made by calling 814-732-2743 or visiting the reception desk at the Ghering Health and Wellness Center during office hours. Immediate problems are attended to on a walk-in basis.

          Students should always bring their student identification card and their insurance card every time they visit the Student Health Services.

          A $15 No-Show Fee will be charged to your account if you do not cancel or reschedule prior to your appointment time or if you arrive 5 or more minutes late.

          Confidentiality

          Confidentiality of all services provided at the Student Health Services are strictly maintained. Therefore, the Health Center cannot release any information to anyone with the expressed written consent of the person to whom the information belongs. This regulation includes the distribution of information to parents, guardians, siblings, spouses, friends, etc.

          All Health Center personnel, including student secretaries, complete confidentiality training. This policy ensures the protection of all confidential information.

          Please complete, sign and have witnessed the Release of Information consent form to acquire a copy of medical record information.

          In Case of Emergency 

          If Student Health Services is closed and you need immediate assistance, contact the Campus Police at (814) 732-2911 or call 911 for emergency services. 

          For immediate medical attention you may visit one of the following walk-in medical provider locations:     

          Millcreek Community Hospital
          5515 Peach Street
          Erie, PA 16509
          814-864-4031

          Saint Vincent Hospital
          232 West 25th Street
          Erie, PA 16544
          814-452-5000

          UPMC Hamot
          201 State Street
          Erie, PA 16550
          814-877-6000

          Meadville Medical Center
          751 Liberty Street
          Meadville, PA 16335
          814-333-5000