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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Student Health Services is monitoring the Ebola Virus outbreak in Africa and how it could impact our students. For more information about Ebola, please visit this CDC website

While there have been no reports of new cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States, if you would like more information, please visit the MERS FAQ on this CDC website.


MEASLES PRECAUTION REMINDER

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State Health Departments are investigating a multi-state outbreak of measles.  While no cases have been identified in Texas A&M students or the surrounding region, it is important to be aware of this outbreak. Most students received 2 doses of the MMR vaccine as children.  This vaccine is highly effective at preventing measles.  If you are unsure of your vaccination status, check your immunization records.  Blood tests can also be done to determine immunity if vaccination records are unavailable.  Student Health Services can answer questions and assist students in need of vaccination.  For more information, please visit the Student Health Services Preventive Medicine website.

For more information regarding measles, see http://www.cdc.gov/measles/about/faqs.html.


 ATTENTION STUDENTS:  Beginning June 1, 2014, Student Health Services will be implementing a $5 office visit charge for most clinic visits. In addition, the missed appointment fee will be increasing to $25 at that time.

For any questions, please contact Patient Services at 979-458-8310.


How is SHS similar to the NFL? We both use the Bod Pod to measure body composition! Don't believe us? Check out this article: . Know your numbers and get a body composition test with our NEW BOD POD! Appointments can be made by emailing dietitian@shs.tamu.edu or calling 979-458-8327. For more information, visit shs.tamu.edu/bodpod.


Worried about getting sick during this academic year? College Success Starts with Healthy Students - Find the CDC's six tips for college health and safety at cdc.gov/features/collegehealth.


 TEXAS A&M STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide Texas A&M students with quality programs of preventive, therapeutic, and primary medical care services, and to educationally prepare them with diverse strategies for success in preserving health and promoting wellness.


Student Feedback
Student Health Services needs patient feedback in order to maintain and improve services. It is our goal to continually monitor and evaluate services to ensure that students' needs are being addressed. Please feel free to fill out our online comment form.


Confidentiality
Texas A&M University Student Health Services is required to maintain the privacy of certain confidential health information known as Protected Health Information (PHI) and provide you with a Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI. We are required to abide by the terms of the version of this notice most currently in effect.

Visit our Student Health Services policy page for more information.


Accreditation
Student Health Services is accredited through the following organizations:

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health CareCollege of American PathologistsTexas Department of State Health Services