UWL Student Health Center is operated by Mayo Clinic Health System and offers on-campus access to Mayo Clinic services including primary care, same-day care and physical therapy. The Student Health Center is dedicated to serving the unique healthcare needs of UWL and Western students.

Appointments

You can schedule appointments, receive test results and contact your care team using the My Health Portal. You can also call 608-785-8558 to schedule an appointment.

Please inform the scheduler if you have COVID-19 symptoms including a fever, cough, difficulty breathing, or if you have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days.

After Hours Resources:

Mayo Clinic Online Symptom Checker

Mayo Clinic Nurse Line: 608-785-0940
Indicate that you are a UWL or WTC student and ask to be connected to the nurse line.

Masks are required in the Student Health Center

Hot topics

COVID-19 expanding section

Learn more about COVID-19 at:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus#tab=tab_1

https://lacrossecounty.org/covid19

Please call the Student Health Center at 608.785.8558 with any COVID-19 questions.

Influenza/Flu expanding section

Influenza vaccine is available at the Student Health Center for $20 (charged to your student account).  Call the Student Health Center at 608-785-8558 to schedule an influenza vaccination appointment.

More information about Influenza and prevention:

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/influenza/prevention.htm

https://www.nfid.org/infectious-diseases/facts-about-influenza-for-adults/

Meningitis expanding section

College students living in close quarters are at increased risk for meningitis and are highly encouraged to be vaccinated against meningitis. These meningitis immunizations are available at the Student Health Center:

  1. Meningitis A,C,Y,W (Menactra, Menveo, Menomune)
    1. Vaccination starts at age 11 with a booster dose after age 16
    2. If the first dose is given after age 16, then only 1 dose is needed
  2. Meningitis B (Bexsero or Trumenba)
    1. Recommended between ages 16-23 years
    2. 2 vaccines doses are needed with either Bexsero or Trumenba (a 3rd dose is needed for patients at increased risk for meningococcal disease)
    3. The vaccines are not interchangeable
  • Cost at the Student Health Center: Menveo (ACYW) $105 Trumenba (B) $120 Bexsero (B) $145
  • If you receive the vaccines through your primary care provider or the pharmacy, then this cost can potentially be billed through your health insurance
  • If you have concerns regarding cost or which vaccines you need, please call the Student Health Center 608.785.8558

You can contact the Student Health Center directly with questions, to review your vaccination status or make a meningitis immunization appointment at 608.785.8558.