Category Archives: General SHS info

Great news!!!  ECU Student Health Services is now an in-network provider for BlueCross BlueShield health insurance plans! Students with BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) health insurance plans now can utilize Student Health Services (SHS) just as they do any other participating provider.  … Continue reading

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Get Smart About Antibiotics!

ECU SHS supports the Centers for Disease Control’s “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week”, November 16-22. To find out more about safe antibiotic use, visit http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/week/index.html

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Reminder about summer fees/receiving care in August

Just a reminder…..now that classes are over, student fees are no longer covering services at SHS.  Any patient treated at SHS will have a $30 per visit charge from August 3-August 21. To be eligible to make an appointment for … Continue reading

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Stomach bug/stomach flu (Norovirus)

Ever had nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea that came on you quick and ran through you like a mack truck?  Ever feel like throwing up and at the very same time having to sit on the toilet? (gross, but true…)  Then … Continue reading

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Has the flu gotten you?

Flu activity is high in North Carolina and we are seeing an increase of cases here at Student Health.  Patients with routine appointments (Pap smears, annual women’s health exams, physicals, etc) should consider rescheduling their appointments to avoid contacting sick … Continue reading

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Winter Break/Intersession Hours and Fees

Student Health’s hours of operation will vary around the upcoming winter holiday break. **Please note:  student fees do not cover services during University intersession breaks. Each SHS clinic visit is subject to a $30.00 fee from December 22-January 9.** Wednesday, … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day, 2014

Today SHS is observing World AIDS Day.  Do you know your status?  Interested in HIV testing? SHS has HIV testing available every day, Monday-Friday, for FREE.  Testing is quick, easy, and private.  We utilize blood testing and results are usually … Continue reading

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Flu is here. Ugh…..

Positive flu cases are starting to pop up now in our area, including on campus.  Help keep yourself healthy by getting vaccinated, washing your hands often or using hand sanitizer, and staying away from sick persons if possible. Need a … Continue reading

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Chikungunya…..funny name, not so funny virus….

Hearing about chikungunya virus yet?  Well, you probably will soon–a case has been confirmed in Pitt County.  The virus is mosquito borne, and causes aches, joint pain, fever and rash.  There is no treatment but you can take over the … Continue reading

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EBOLA! (The facts, not the hype)

Everywhere you look, Ebola is on the news. Scary images of dying, bleeding West Africans are overplayed alongside scenes of medical personnel in space suit-looking isolation gear.  Movies like “Outbreak”, “28 Days Later”, and “Contagion” heighten our fears of a … Continue reading

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