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Student Health Services Clinical Services

Student Health Services provides health care for individual students through the services of College Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, and Medical Assistants. Services provided address short-term acute illnesses and injuries, provide screening and prevention of communicable diseases, and assist students in managing their health conditions. Over the counter medications and supplies, such as pain relievers, condoms, and band aids, also are available during office hours free of charge. Reproductive health care services (birth control, STI testing and treatment, clinical exams and Paps) are provided at both the Santa Rosa and the Petaluma campuses through arrangements with community service agencies.

Nurse Practitioner Clinics

Eligible injured or ill students can seek medical care, free of charge, for evaluation and treatment of uncomplicated illness and injury, receive health counseling, and obtain referrals as needed. Some prescription medications and laboratory studies are available on site. Limited health screenings, including blood pressure, weight, vision, and hearing tests are provided.

Immunizations and TB Screening

See Charges to see if a particular immunization is free of charge, or has an associated fee. If there is a charge, pre-pay for the vaccine in Accounting (Bailey Hall at Santa Rosa Campus or Jacobs Hall, Room 110 at Petaluma Campus) and bring the receipt to your Student Health Services appointment. All immunizations are available in SHS on both Santa Rosa and Petaluma Campuses.

Student Health Services provides health care for individual students through the services of College Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, and Medical Assistants. Reproductive health care services (birth control, STI testing and treatment) is provided at Santa Rosa Campus through arrangements with community service agencies. These services are designed to address short-term acute illnesses and injuries, provide screening and prevention of communicable diseases, and to assist students in managing their health conditions. Over the counter medications and supplies, such as acetaminophen, condoms, and band-aids, also are available during office hours free of charge.

Physician Clinics

Physician services are available on site, free of charge, upon referral by a College Nurse Practitioner. Physician services are available on the Santa Rosa Campus on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Reproductive Health Services

Reproductive health services, including birth control, testing, and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, clinical exams, Paps, and mammogram referrals are provided in Student Health Services on the Santa Rosa Campus by Santa Rosa Community Health Centers and on the Petaluma Campus by the Petaluma Health Center. Services are covered by the Family PACT program; students who meet eligibility requirements for the program are enrolled at the time of serviceServices are available Tuesdays in Petaluma and Wednesdays and Fridays in Santa Rosa. Please see How to Schedule a Clinical Appointment, below.

Santa Rosa Community Health Centers is dedicated to providing excellent, affordable medical care and health education in a supportive and culturally appropriate environment. We are committed to acting as advocates for the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of the individuals in our community. www.srhealthcenters.org

Petaluma Health Centerprovides high quality health care with access for all in Southern Sonoma County, including Petaluma Rohnert Park, Cotati, Penngrove and the surrounding areas. PHC’s mission is to provide excellent health information, education and clinical care to all members of the community in a financially sustainable manner, regardless of economic, insurance or cultural barriers. www.phealthcenter.org

Family PACT Family PACT is California's innovative approach to provide comprehensive family planning services to eligible low-income men and women. This clinical program increases access to services by expanding the provider network to include medical providers, pharmacies, and laboratories. www.familypact.org/en/Clients/welcome-to-family-pact.aspx

How to Schedule a Clinical Appointment

Calling for an appointment with a Nurse Practitioner ahead of time is always preferred, though same-day and walk-in appointments are sometimes available as well. Appointments can be made by calling Student Health Services at (707) 527-4445 for the Santa Rosa Campus or (707) 778-3919 for the Petaluma Campus. Walk-in appointments may be available for same day services, but availability is not guaranteed.

For additional information or questions, please contact Susan Quinn at squinn@santarosa.edu.

Santa Rosa Junior College is officially accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges