Student Health Center Closure on September 17, 2008

To: UCSC Campus Community

From: Dr. Drew Malloy, MD, Acting Executive Director Student Health Services

The Student Health Center team welcomes you back to the new school year. In order to better serve you, our staff will be training on Wednesday, September 17th, and therefore the Health Center will be closed all day to patient care.

Students needing urgent medical care on September 17th are advised to seek attention at the Santa Cruz Medical Clinic, Westside urgent care center, located at 1203 Mission Street (at the corner of Laurel and Mission Streets). You may contact the clinic by calling 458-6310.

The Student Health Center will resume normal patient care operations, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, on Thursday, September 18th.

As many of you are aware, we are well into the Health Center's renovation and seismic upgrade project. We want the campus community to know that the Health Center is open during construction and will continue to provide same day appointments and urgent care services for illness and injuries. Please note that due to the construction, students may experience delays in scheduling routine visits and check ups during the next two months. Please check our web site to see the latest updates on the renovation as well as contact information. To schedule an appointment please call 459-2500. To expedite refills of medications, please call the SHC pharmacy refill line at 459-1546. If you have your prescriptions filled off campus, please request your off campus pharmacist fax refill requests to your Student Health Center clinician at 459-3564.

We appreciate your flexibility during our renovation project, and look forward to providing our student community a safer, "greener", and more innovative facility in the near future.