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University Health Service (UHS)

News from UHS (Updated 3/31/14)

 

ADHD – Evaluation and Treatment
Check the UHS and UCC web sites for information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prescribing of medications for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Students who have been diagnosed with ADHD must provide specific documentation before medications will be prescribed by UHS health care providers. Students who have not been diagnosed with ADHD previously must complete an evaluation that includes comprehensive testing and assessment by trained professionals before medications will be prescribed. For more information...

Health Promotion Office – Upcoming Programs
The UHS Health Promotion Office works with student groups to offer health-related programs. Click here to view the list of upcoming programs. If your group would like to co-sponsor a program with the UHS Health Promotion Office, write to ldudman@uhs.rochester.edu or call 585-273-5775. To learn more about the UHS Health Promotion Office, check the UHS web site at www.rochester.edu/uhs/healthpromotion.

PAWS for Stress Relief – Monday, April 28, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Visit with the Campus Canines, a wonderful group of therapy dogs and their handlers, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Goergen Athletic Center. Drop in whenever you can and stay for as long as you would like. The Campus Canines are sure to help your stress melt away! This monthly program is sponsored by the UHS Health Promotion Office, Healthy Monday @ UR, and Active Minds.

Conference: “Call to Action: Creating & Maintaining Safe Campuses,” April 2 & 3
The University is hosting the Second Annual Sexual Assault Prevention Conference on April 2 and 3. The conference will open with a cocktail reception, "Activism through the Arts," at 5:00 on Wednesday, April 2, followed by a day-long conference, "Call to Action: Creating and Maintaining Safe Campuses," on Thursday, April 3. The conference will discuss and examine best practices in the prevention and response to incidents of gender violence on campus as well as look at ways to create best practices. For more details and to register, click here.

Healthy Monday @ UR
Every Monday is a Healthy Monday @ UR!! You can make Mondays a day to recommit to your health by setting goals, being active, and being mindful of your health (spiritually, emotionally, etc.). Each Monday follows a theme – Motivated Monday (1st Monday), Move It Monday (2nd Monday), Meatless Monday (3rd Monday), and Mellow Out Monday (4th Monday). Like us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with Healthy Monday @ UR events!!

Student Health 101 – Especially for UR students!!
Student Health 101 is a monthly online health and wellness magazine just for UR students. Each issue contains articles that will help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that you face. See what UR students have to say about the topic of the month. You, too, could be interviewed by our own Campus Correspondent!! Each month you can enter the drawing on the site, and you could win $1,000.

Questions about Health Insurance
If you have questions about health insurance for full-time students and their spouses and dependents, write to the UHS Insurance Advisors at insurance@uhs.rochester.edu for assistance. Please include your student ID in your message. For information about health insurance, check "Health Insurance for Full-time Students" on the UHS web site. Click here to go to the Online Insurance Process.

Requesting Your Immunization Record
If you need documentation of your immunizations for graduate school, a job, or another reason, UHS can help you by providing you with a list of immunizations that are documented in the UHS database. To request your immunization record, e-mail hhf@uhs.rochester.edu. Put "Immunization Record Request" in the subject line. Include your name, birth date, your years at the University, your student ID (if you know it), and your mailing address or fax number. Requests are usually processed in 3-5 business days.

Questions about Aetna Student Health – Numbers to Call
If you are enrolled in the Aetna Student Health Plan and have questions about your benefits, the services not covered, your ID card, the pharmacy benefit, enrolling or waiving, or other concerns, we can help you decide which number to call. Check the list of phone numbers for help. Check the Aetna Student Health web site for more information about the insurance plan.

Helpful Sites/Links

For more information, contact Linda Dudman in the UHS Health Promotion Office at (585) 273-5770 or ldudman@uhs.rochester.edu