University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

Medical Services and Family Planning Clinic

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Campus Center, Room 212
Tel: (808) 932-7369; Fax: (808) 932-7368
Web: hilo.hawaii.edu/studentaffairs/health/

Student Medical Services is open Monday through Friday (except holidays), 8:00am to 4:30pm. A Full Time Family Nurse Practitioner is available daily, a Family Nurse Practitioner with a focus on family planning is available part-time and an MD is available one afternoon a month. Services include acute illness care, sutures, first aid, health education, advice on caring for illnesses or injuries, counseling on health related problems, tuberculin tests, and routine immunizations. In the event of an accident or emergency, Hilo Medical Center, located a few miles from campus, provides 24-hour emergency care. There are also several urgent care facilities in Hilo that are typically open in the evenings and on weekends.

The Family Planning Clinic, located within the Medical Services, offers pelvic exams, diagnosis and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, contraceptive methods, emergency contraception, and pregnancy testing and counseling. Services are available to both males and females and are low or no cost to income-eligible students.

Rev. 11/1/13