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

Narcan

Naloxone (Narcan) is a life-saving medication that can reverse an opioid overdose, including from heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid medications.  Call to Schedule an Appointment with the College Nurse for more information about naloxone.  Naloxone kits available. (supplies are limited)

STI Testing

Free & Confidential testing available to all students and staff on 1/9, 2/13, 2/28, 3/12, and 3/20 from 10:00am-1:00pm in Health Services.  Walk-ins welcomed.  To schedule an appointment, contact Fresno EOC Health Services (559)499-1690.

Contact

Phone: 559.442.8268
Fax: 559.499.6050

E-MailHealthServices@fresnocitycollege.edu

Location: ST-112
(Student Services Building #10)
Campus Map

Fresno City College
Attn: Student Health Services
1101 E University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741

Social Media

Instagram (@fcchealthservices)

Spring Hours

By Appointment Only:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm*
Closed during lunch 1:00pm-1:30pm
(*Days and Hours subject to change)

Speak with a College Nurse:

Students who would like to speak to a College Nurse should contact the Health Services by phone or email, and leave a message with their name, student identification number, and phone number so one of our staff can return the message.

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 (Subject to availability)
  • Low-Cost Titer Referral (please refer to Health Science Programs below for prices)
  • Vision and Hearing Screenings (appointments required)
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Height, Weight, BMI Measurements
  • Illness Evaluation and Referral
  • Minor Injury Evaluation and Referral
  • Stress, Sleep, and Self-Care Instruction
  • Depression Screening
  • Referrals for Psychological Services
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Condoms
  • Over-the-Counter Medication Dispenser
  • Menstrual Products
  • Coordination of Claims for Campus-Related Student Injuries
  • Health and Wellness Promotion
  • Brochures/Information on a Variety of Health and Mental Health Topics

Student Health Fee

Health Services is supported by the student 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.

Campus-Related Student Injuries

Students needing immediate medical assistance while on campus should call the State Center Community College District Police at 559.244.5911.  Health Service personnel do not respond to out-of-office campus emergencies.  SCCCD Police will make an assessment and contact Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as campus personnel cannot transport individuals.

All currently enrolled and registered FCC students who are injured or ill while on campus or during a school sponsored activity may be eligible to make a medical claim including emergency transport through the Student & Athlete Insurance Network (SAIN) and/or campus coverage. Please contact Health Services to speak to a College Nurse for further details.

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 to 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, Measles, and COVID-19. Please see your class syllabus for further information.

You will need to bring 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 (see below), or titers can be ordered in some cases (refer to Health Sciences Programs, listed below, for titer costs). You are responsible for the cost.

Obtaining Immunization Records - Medical Provider(s) enrolled in the California Immunization Registry (CAIR), which is a secure, confidential, statewide computerized immunization information system for California Residents, may have inputted your immunization records into the CAIR system.  To find out if your immunization records are in CAIR and to request a copy, please click on the following link:  Request Complete Immunization History.  The College Nurse can also access CAIR during your office visit.

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

TB tests and Flu shots are free (*Students who do not return for their TB test read will be charged $20 for the next TB test).

  • Check with your program’s health documentation checklist to bring to first visit at Health Services
  • Immunization and TB clearance records
    • Obtaining Immunization Records - Medical Provider(s) enrolled in the California Immunization Registry (CAIR), which is a secure, confidential, statewide computerized immunization information system for California Residents, may have inputted your immunization records into the CAIR system.  To find out if your immunization records are in CAIR and to request a copy, please click on the following link:  Request Complete Immunization History.  The College Nurse can also access CAIR during your office visit.
  • The College Nurse will review the documentation and determine immunizations and titers needed and TB clearance requirements (TB tests are free, however Students who do not return for their TB test read will be charged $20 for the next TB test).
  • Free Flu Shots available late September, early October.
  • Titer Costs (prices subject to change): Please contact Health Services to schedule an appointment for titer consultations and orders. Payments will be processed through the Business Office (559.489.2234).
    • Hepatitis B: $5.25
    • Measles: $5.00
    • Mumps: $12.67
    • Rubella: $3.35
    • MMR: $21.02
    • Varicella: $4.20
    • QuantiFERON-TB Gold: $51.09
    • Quest Lab Draw Fee: $3.68 (Added to all titer costs)

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 approximately $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 you and copies of pertinent health records. (ACHA Recommendations for student immunizations)

TB Tests and Clearance Certification

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.

Work - Related Injuries

*For employee and student worker injuries, call "Company Nurse" 1.877.854.6877

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 1.877.854.6877 in order to document the injury and obtain appropriate instruction and referral for medical care as needed.

Company Nurse Info for Workplace Injury

Student and Public Accident Report

State Center Community College District’s Student and Public Accident Reports are documentation of health related incidences that occurred to students on the Fresno City College campus. The reporting individual should inform the Division Dean/Supervisor of the incident and obtain their signature on the form. Appropriate filing and submission of these documents are to be completed within 24-hours to Fresno City College’s Health Services.

Student and Public Accident Report Form

Resources

The Lactation Room is available for use by students, faculty, or staff during the hours of Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.  Only one person at a time can use the space.  The key can be checked out from the Student Activities Office (Student Lounge).  The Lactation Room is located in room Cafe-C, in the hallway leading to the Staff Dining Room.

Isolation Requirements for Students:  If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and/or test positive for COVID-19:

  • Stay home and notify your instructor
  • Get extra sleep and stay hydrated.
  • Isolate for at least 5 days from date your symptoms started, or, if you did not have symptoms, from the date you tested positive.
    • Isolation can end after Day 5 if:  Symptoms have resolved or are mild and improving; AND you've been fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication.
    • If symptoms are not improving, continue to isolate until symptoms improve.  If symptoms persist after Day 10, contact your healthcare provider.
    • If symptoms are severe and/or if you are at high risk of serious disease contact your healthcare provider for available treatments.
    • If you meet requirements to end isolation before Day 10, you must wear a mask while indoors on campus until after Day 10.  You may remove your mask sooner than Day 10 if you have two negative tests in a row, at least one day apart.
  • If symptoms recur or worsen after you have ended isolation, get tested again and if positive, restart isolation at Day 0.
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated guidelines, May 24, 2023.

Wellness Central is a free online health and wellness resource that is available 24/7 designed for California Community College Students.

 

  • Call 911 or the State Center Community College District Police at (559)244-5911
  • Central Valley Crisis & Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-888-506-5991
  • Crisis Text Line - Text "courage" To: 741741 (Free 24/7, Confidential)
  • Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990, or text: TalkWithUs
  • LGBTQ Youth Hotline: 1-866-488-7386
  • National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453 or text: 1-800-422-4453
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233, or text: LOVEIS to 22522
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Referral Hotline: 1-800-622-HELP(4357)
  • Veteran's Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, or text: 8388255

  • Fresno City College Dental Hygiene Clinic provides low cost services available to the public, especially for those who do not have dental insurance. Services include dental cleaning and x-rays for $15 each. Fall Semester Clinic Hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00am-12:00pm, Tuesdays from 5:00pm-9:00pm, and Thursdays from 1:00pm-5:00pm.  Call (559)244-2601 to make an appointment.
  • Fresno Madera Dental Society

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