Director: JoAnn Kosik, MHA, PA-C
Student Health Center Hours
Monday through Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm during the academic year.
A registered nurse is available at the health center Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
A Dr or P.A. is in the health center at specified provider hours during the week in conjunction with the academic calendar. Hours for Spring Semester 2018 will begin on Monday, January 15, 2018 but are subject to change on occasion. Check King's Today daily or call for updates.
Dr Mon 1:00-4:30PM; PA Tues 10:00AM-2:00PM; Dr Wed 9:00-12:00PM; PA Thur 9:00-11:30AM; PA Fri 11:00AM-3:00PM.
In the evenings, nights or on weekends please contact your RA or RC for assistance. In the event of an emergency call 911 or go directly to the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital or Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital.
The student health center is located in Andre Hall at 72 W. North St. The main door faces North St. The building is handicapped accessible through the side door.
To receive treatment in the student health center you must:
- Be a full- time student
- Have a completed health form on file that includes:
- Medical History
- Physical Exam
- Immunization history
- Proof of Insurance
Students without a current physical exam will not be seen in the student health center for evaluation and treatment.
As a professional courtesy, tuberculin screening (PPD) skin tests are available to ALL King's student for a $10 fee charged to the student's account. Students wishing to receive the test must sign a consent and come to the health center on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday between 9:00-4:00 PM. The test must be read in 48 -72 hours to be valid. Tuberculosis screening tests for international students are provided as a mandatory service duing orientation.
Undergraduate Resident Students
The cost for health center services is covered by the health fee that is required of all undergraduate resident students. The health fee provides for medical care and medications dispensed by a King’s health care provider from the health center formulary, and diagnostic procedures and tests done at the student health center. The health fee is not a substitute for health insurance.
Graduate Resident (including 4th year PA students), Commuter, and Off-Campus Students - Students who have submitted a completed health form are eligible to use the health center on a fee-for–service basis. The fee-for-service cost is charged to the student’s account only if/when a service is rendered.
- $30.00 - Clinician Visit
- $10.00 - Allergy Injections, Mantoux Tests (TB), and Prescription Medication
Payment for off-campus care or medication is the responsibility of the student. Students are responsible for all off campus bills that are not covered by their health insurance carrier.
The Student Health Center provides the following confidential health services to all full- time students that have a completed health form on file:
- Evaluation of illness or injury
- Select prescription and OTC medications
- Nebulizer treatments on site
- Health care information
- Medical supplies loan program
- Medical referrals to local specialist
- Allergy injections [see allergy injection policy]
- BP Checks
- TB tests
- Weight monitoring
Medications from an Outside Pharmacy
If the Student Health Center does not have a needed medication, the student will be given a prescription to take to the pharmacy of his/her choice. Students may need to call the pharmacy in advance to determine the cost and to arrange payment.
If a student has prescription coverage through an insurance carrier they should be aware of which pharmacy accepts the insurance and should have the prescription insurance card available.
Students are responsible for the cost of medications obtained at an outside pharmacy even if the medication is prescribed by a student health center clinician.
The Student Health Center is a walk-in clinic except in the following circumstances;
Allergy Injections – given only when the Physician is in the health center on Mon or Wed during provider hours.
You must wait for 20-30 minutes in the health center after receiving the allergy injection. (Refer to Services; Allergy Injection Policy under Services)
Mantoux (TB) Tests: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The TB Test must be read in 48 -72 hours. If the student does not return in a timely manner, it will be necessary to repeat the test at an additional charge.">