The Nurse Clinic provides wound care, allergy injections, and international travel medicine and vaccinations.
Log-in to MyJMUHealth to make an appointment
JMU students who have started an allergy desensitization program (allergy shots) with an allergist can get their shots at the UHC during the regular school year. Charges apply.
Allergy shots are administered by appointment during regular business hours. Log-in to MyJMUHealth to make an appointment.
- First-time students need to make an allergy consult appointment prior to beginning allergy shots
- Returning students need to drop off their serum 24 hours prior to scheduling an appointment to resume allergy shots
For your safety, you must agree to wait 30 minutes after your shot as a precaution in the event of an adverse reaction (itchy eyes, nose, throat; nasal congestion; tight throat or chest; cough or wheeze; lightheaded; generalized itch or hives; faint; vomiting; shock).
Each vial of allergy extract must be labeled with:
- Patient's name
- Name of the antigen(s)
- Expiration date
Allergy extract must be accompanied by orders that include:
- Patient's name and telephone number
- telephone number
- fax number
- Dosage instructions
- Specific instructions regarding missed or late injections
- Recommended dosage adjustment in the event of a reaction
Hold allergy injections if:
- Fever over 100 degrees within 24 hours
- Severe cough or wheeze
- Acute infection (less than 3 days treatment)
- Varicella/Zoster (chicken pox, shingles)
- Plant dermatitis (poison ivy, etc.)
- Acute upper respiratory infection with fever and/or wheeze
- Beta-blocker therapy (propranolol, atenolol, etc.)
The University Health Center provides an international travel clinic during the regular school year, from 1-4 pm, on the following dates in the Fall 2014 semester:
- Oct. 29
- Nov. 5
- Nov. 13
- Dec. 3
- Dec. 11
- Prescriptions for travel medications
- Information on safe travel
Consultations do not include the completion of forms or physicals required for international travel.
Schedule international travel consultations at least four weeks prior to departure. The online travel health questionnaire (log-in to MyJMUHealth) must be completed to schedule an international travel consultation (also done from MyJMUHealth).
Review the JMU information on safe travel
Log-in to MyJMUHealth to complete online travel health questionnaire
Make appointment online from MyJMUHealth for international travel consultation
Vaccines available at the UHC (price list):
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Meningococcal Disease (bacterial meningitis)
- Varicella (Chickenpox)
- Yellow Fever
Where to go
The University Health Center is located in the Student Success Center at 724 South Mason Street. There is a bike rack and a drop off circle drive at the walk-in clinic entrance, bus stops at the Student Success Center, Miller Hall, and the corner of Mason Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way, and patients can call 540-568-6178 for a parking code in the pay-by-space level (lower, second entrance) of the Grace Street Parking Deck. Please check-in 15 minutes prior to your appointment at the second floor entrance of the University Health Center, located inside the Student Success Center.
What to bring
- List of medicines you are currently taking
The UHC currently does not accept any insurance as a form of payment. If there is a charge for any service rendered, the student is responsible for payment at the time of service.
Fees for your visit
There a $10 fee for an international travel consultation. Vaccine costs, as well as allergy injection costs, are listed in this price list.
- Check (made payable to JMU)
- FLEX (bring JACard)
- MasterCard or Visa credit card in your name