UH Health Center
Winter Break Closure
The Health Center will be closed December 23rd – January 1, 2014 for the University’s Winter Break. After Hours Options.
ANNOUNCEMENT: GENERAL MEDICINE CLINIC APPOINTMENTS
The UH Health Center’s General Medicine Clinicis now operating on an appointment-based system for physician visits.
For most efficient use of your time, call 713-743-5156 to make an appointment to be seen by a physician in the General Medicine Clinic. Walk-in visits are available if there is an urgent concern. In those cases, the triage nurse will review your symptoms and refer you for urgent or same-day care or offer a scheduled appointment in the near future.
NEW: The UH Health Center now offering Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (Contraceptive Implant and IUD) to UH students.
Flu shots are available to currently enrolled UH students, faculty and staff.
No out-of-pocket cost for students enrolled in the 2013-2014 UH endorsed Student Health Insurance Plan.
The UH Health Center is a Texas Vaccines for Children provider of the HPV and Bacterial Meningitis Vaccines
Under the Texas Vaccine for Children program, the following currently enrolled UH students (up to the age of 18) are eligible to receive the free HPV and Bacterial Meningitis vaccines:
- Uninsured or underinsured
- Covered by CHIP
- Native American or Native Alaskan heritage
- Covered by Medicaid
Tobacco-Free Campus Policy
Effective June 1, 2013, the University of Houston is designated as a tobacco-free campus. The use of all tobacco products is prohibited in university buildings and on university grounds, including parking areas, sidewalks, walkways, university-affiliated parking facilities and university-owned buildings, except in temporary designated tobacco-use areas. more »
Tobacco use will be permitted in a limited number of tobacco-use areas, so designated for a period of not less than 12 months from the date of enactment of this policy.
Dear students, faculty, and staff,
The Health Center wishes to assist you in Staying Healthy by informing the University community of various health related subject matter in any University setting, and urges the University community to:
- Stay up to date with vaccinations.
CDC Adult Immunization Schedule
- Seek medical attention if you have symptoms of a communicable disease.
Specific Communicable Diseases
- Keep alert to inclement weather conditions this Hurricane season.
The National Hurricane Center
- Be familiar with "MRSA"
- Know that the University of Houston Eye Institute provides affordable and comprehensive care of conditions involving vision. Please refer to their website for more information.