The mission of Rhode Island College Health Services is to provide confidential and holistic primary health care to enhance the academic potential of our students. Each student encounter is an opportunity to educate about prevention and risk reduction to promote life-long healthy choices. Health Services is committed to providing high quality, accessible and cost effective services in a non-judgmental atmosphere that values diversity and respects individuality.
Norovirus (“stomach bug”) has been circulating in RI and there have been several cases on campus. This is a highly contagious virus that causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Most people recover within 1 – 2 days. Further information is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/revb/gastro/downloads/norovirus-keyfacts.pdf
Please call Health Services at (401) 456-8055 if you are experiencing symptoms of norovirus or have any additional questions.
Pertussis (Whooping Cough): Some RI communities are experiencing outbreaks of pertussis. Free clinics are being hosted by the RI Department of Health over the next several weeks for pertussis vaccine; anyone 11 years of age and older may participate. For information about pertussis and a schedule of clinic locations, visit: http://www.health.ri.gov/pertussisclinics.php
|During the Academic Year|
|Monday - Friday||7:30am - 7:00pm|
|During summer sessions and break periods|
|Monday - Friday||7:30am - 4:00pm|
|Provider (NP or MD) usually available|
|Monday - Friday||8:00am - 4:00pm|