The Student Health Center provides the entire range of medical office care as is provided at a hometown doctor’s office. This includes everything from colds and flu to treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes. We care for broken bones, lacerations, abscesses, and other urgent care problems. Preventative health services such as immunizations, healthy lifestyle information, and birth control are areas of particular interest.
X-ray and Ultrasound:
Standard x-rays and diagnostic ultrasound examinations are provided at a reduced cost compared to off campus facilities. Registered x-ray technologists staff the X-ray department and all films are read by a radiologist.
The Health Center Laboratory is staffed by registered professionals who are able to do many simple lab tests on site. More sophisticated blood tests can be obtained through the Student Health Center reference lab.
Women’s Health Clinic:
Services provided include health maintenance, disease prevention, PAP smears, contraceptive services, and other women’s related health issues or concerns. Please call 282-2330 for additional information and appointment times.
Men who would like to be evaluated for any health concern or would just like to ask some questions may call and request a “men’s clinic” appointment. No other information is requested by the receptionist and a male care provider will be assigned whenever possible. It’s easy and confidential. For further information you may contact (208) 282-2330.
The Pharmacy provides low-cost prescription drugs as well as over-the-counter medications at a reduced cost. Students may wish to transfer prescriptions from their hometown to the SHC Pharmacy while they are attending ISU. A registered pharmacist staffs the Pharmacy and “outside” prescriptions are welcome. Call (208) 282-3407 for additional pharmacy information.
In order to meet students’ diverse medical needs and also to help keep medical expenses to a minimum, many special medical procedures are available at the Student Health Center. Some special procedures offered include:
- spirometry testing
- minor surgery of lumps and bumps
- IV therapy
- event monitoring
- light therapy