Health Services Office

Health services available to Fresno City College students include confidential health counseling, health education, screening tests, emergency first-aid, assistance in obtaining medical care, and TB clearances.  Services are provided by public health nurses and are funded by the student health fees.

Accident insurance coverage is available to students injured while on campus or at school-sponsored and supervised events.

Notice

SUMMER HOURS

Monday - Friday 
8:00 am - 3:30 pm 

(*Subject to change due to staffing)

CONTACT

Phone: 559.442.8268
Fax: 559.499.6050
Location: ST-112
(Student Services Building #10)
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Fresno City College
Attn: Student Health Services
1101 E University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741

Clinical Health Services

  • Consultation with registered nurse (RN) for any health related issue
  • Tuberculosis (TB) skin testing and TB Risk Assessments
  • Immunization review and administration ($55 Tetanus/Tdap, Hepatitis B; Price subject to change)
  • Low cost titer referral
  • Vision and hearing screenings (appointments required)
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Height, weight, BMI measurements
  • Illness evaluation and referral
  • Injury evaluation and referral
  • Stress, sleep, and self-care instruction
  • Depression Screening
  • Referrals for Psychological Services
  • Birth control counseling
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Condoms
  • Over-the-counter medication dispenser
  • Personal care items
  • Coordination of claims for campus-related student injuries
  • Health and Wellness promotion
  • Brochures/information on a variety of health and mental health issues/topics

Walk-ins are welcome, but to ensure nurse availability, please call Health Services Office.  For vision and hearing screenings, please call in advance to schedule appointments.

Student Health Fee

Health Services is supported by the $21 health fee, and listed services are only available to Fresno City College students that are currently registered or have been accepted into a college program.

Statement of Confidentiality and your Rights as a Patient

Except for very unusual cases, your rights to confidentiality, between you and your health care provider are assured. State law requires this office to comply with reporting the following:

  • There is sufficient reason to suspect physical or sexual abuse of a child or elderly person or dependent adult.
  • Threat of bodily harm to another person must be reported to the intended victim and the appropriate peace office agency.
  • Mandated requirements of court orders and court ordered subpoenas will be met.

Patient Non-Discrimination Policy

Equal care will be provided to all patients, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, physical ability or attributes, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Specific Services

As of September 1, 2016, Child Development / Psych 39 students are required have immunizations before doing observation hours as a result of Senate Bill 792.

  • TB Risk Assessment
  • Proof of current TB test (or chest x-ray if you have converted in the past)
  • Flu shot for the current school year (required to receive between 8/1-12/1)

Other Child Development Lab students may be required to have additional immunizations including Tdap and measles. Please see your class syllabus for further information.

You will need to take copies of all your immunizations to the Health Services Office to determine that you meet the current requirements. The Health Services staff can also work with you on ways to obtain copies of immunizations if you don’t have them, or titers can be ordered in some cases. You are responsible for the cost.

If you are under 18 - please fill out and bring with you the minor consent form

The Health office does charge for immunizations (Tdap) but TB tests and Flu shots are free.

  1. Check with your program’s health documentation check list to bring to first visit at Health Services
  2. Immunization and TB clearance records
  3. Health Services Nurse will review the documentation and determine immunizations and titers needed and TB clearance requirements.
  4. Flu shots provided after September 1st.

Health Requirements for Registration:

  1. Mandatory Tuberculosis Clearance (one of the following):
    • Negative IGRA (QuantiFERON-TB Gold) within 6 months
    • Negative Chest X-Ray clearance in English within 6 months
    • Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire at FCC Health Services before admission

(If Tuberculosis risk is determined by screening, a QuantiFERON-TB Gold will be required at student cost of $52 – Subject to change) (ACHA Recommendations for TB Risk Assessment and Clearance)

  1. Immunization Record
    • No Immunization record is generally required for admission to SCCCD colleges. However, some majors and classes require specific immunizations and the standard for U.S. higher education is proof of adult immunizations.  Therefore, we recommend bringing your immunization record in English with your and copies of pertinent health records. (ACHA Recommendations for student immunizations)

TB Risk Assessment Clearance Certification and/or Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Tests to fulfill district work requirements are provided at no cost to SCCCD employees and are paid for by the district. Student health fees are not used to pay for this service.

*For employee and student worker injuries, call "Company Nurse" 1.888.770.0929 

Staff and faculty can obtain initial first aid for work-related injuries at the Health Office, however, employee work-related injuries (including student workers who were injured while working) are cared for under the district's workers compensation plan. Injured employees or their supervisors must contact the 24 hour "Company Nurse" Hotline at 1.888.770.0929 in order to document the injury and obtain appropriate instruction and referral for medical care as needed.

Company Nurse Info for Workplace Injury

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