Health Clinic

Using the Clinic

The clinic is open to all SSU students enrolled for at least 1 credit hour during the current semester and all faculty and staff members. Patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Free Services Provided for Students:

  • Emergency and first aid, including treatment of minor injuries and basic suturing
  • Minor excisions, incisions and drainage
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Routine physical examination
  • STD checks (does not include off site laboratory testing)
  • Pap Smears (does not include off site laboratory testing)
  • Tobacco cessation and counseling, referral to tobacco support group
  • Medication review and management
  • Headaches and other routine ailments

Additional Services & Fees:

Services for Faculty & Staff:

Faculty and administrative/ATSS staff may utilize the University Health Clinic as needed for the payment of $20 per visit. These payments will be processed through payroll deduction and employees will be required to complete a payroll deduction authorization form at the time the services are rendered.

Below is a list of services that will be excluded from the $20 fee:

  • Referral for hearing and vision screenings to off campus resources
  • Blood pressure screenings and weight checks
  • Pap smears
  • Breastfeeding/pumping support
  • Contraceptives
  • Health education and outreach
  • Nutritional information/advising
  • Routine immunizations (measles/mumps/rubella, tetanus, flu shots, Hepatitis A/B)
  • Confidential HIV testing and testing for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Tobacco cessation – information, materials, over-the-counter supplies
  • Substance abuse (alcohol and drugs) – information and referral

Employees participating in a medical Flexible Spending Account may request reimbursement of these fees using this form: AmeriFlex FSA Claim Form (PDF)

For a quick reference guide of what expenses are eligible for reimbursement: FSA Eligible Expenses (PDF)

Other charges may be assessed by the Health Clinic depending upon the services provided.

Health Clinic

Contact Information

Health Clinic

Hatcher Hall
1001 4th Street
Portsmouth, Ohio

(740) 351-4362

Walk-in's accepted 10:00 am - 2:30 pm when classes are in session
Closed Summer Semester
Closed on University-designated holidays

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