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Frequently Asked Questions

Student Health Services CenterFrequently Asked Questions

Questions & Answers

Does the Student Health Center offer free medications?

Students may obtain basic over-the-counter medications for aches and pains at the Student Health Services Center.


Does the Student Health Center offer counseling? If not where can I go?

Students are welcomed to talk to the nurse if they suspect their physical illness is stress related, but are highly encouraged to visit the York Counseling Center which is conveniently housed in the same building. All student information is kept confidential.


Does the Student Health Services Center offer the flu vaccine?

The Student Health Services Center does offer the flu vaccine to students free of charge.  Please contact the Student Health Services Center for more information.


Does the Student Health Services Center assist with applying for health insurance?

Yes, the Student Health Service Center conducts health insurance fairs where providers assist students in applying for health insurance.  Please contact the Student Health Services Center for more information.


Is there a nurse on the premises during all opening hours?

Yes. There is a Registered Nurse at the Student Health Services Center during all regular AND extended hours.


Is the Center accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes. The Student Health Services Center is accessible to people with disabilities and are compliant with ADA accessibility rules. To learn more about this, please visit The Center for Students with Disabilities website at york.cuny.edu.


What are the general services offered by the Student Health Services Center?

  • First aid for minor illness/injury
  • Evaluation of illness/injury with treatment, counseling, and/or referrals
  • Infirmary care for temporary illness
  • Pamphlets on health issues
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Band-aids for lacerations, abrasions and pressure sores
  • Analgesics for pain
  • Communicable disease tracking and follow up
  • Dressing changes
  • Patient advocacy at hospitals and clinics
  • Administration of certain types of vaccinations and
  • Verification of immunizations

Does the Student Health Services Center provide nutrition counseling?

The Student Health Services Center provides information on nutrition.


Does the Health Center administer pregnancy tests?

The Student Health Services Center does not administer pregnancy tests.


Does the Student Health Services Center offer smoking cessation services?

The Student Health Services Center does provide smoking cessation services.


Is the Student Health Services Center open on the weekends?

The York College Student Health Services Center is not open on the weekends.  However we do have extended hours on Thursdays until 6:30pm while classes are in session and some Saturdays from 10am to 2:00pm.


What type of vaccinations does the health center offer?

The Student Health Services Center administers the mumps, measles, rubella, HepB and Tdap vaccination.