Emergency Care

In a medical emergency, call 911, or go to the emergency room. The emergency room nearest to Shawnee State's campus is:

Southern Ohio Medical Center
1805 27th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Urgent Care

Urgent care services are available at:

Southern Ohio Medical Center Portsmouth Family Health Center
1248 Kinneys Lane
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Routine Care

Routine health care appointments can be scheduled by calling:

Faculty should refer to the Employee Benefits Guide for faculty-specific benefits. 

Psychiatric-Related Care

Psychiatric-related physical exams/labs may be at no cost to the student when referred by SSU Campus Counseling Services.

Billing for Emergency, Urgent, and Routine Care

Patients are financially responsible for the cost of treatment. Southern Ohio Medical Center will bill the patient's health insurance or follow their established billing practices for self-pay patients, including financial assistance for those who qualify for the Hospital Care Assurance Program (HCAP). HCAP is a state and federal program administered by the Ohio Department of Medicaid.