The main Student Health clinic in Westlawn is open during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are maintaining normal business hours and have times set aside for scheduled in-person visits with our providers and nurses, as well as times for telehealth (phone and video) visits.  

The IMU Nurse Care location remains closed.

COVID-19 pandemic updates

The latest information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic can be found on the University of Iowa coronavirus website.

When you visit in person

  • Students must call us at (319) 335-8370 for an appointment; we do not accept walk-ins.
  • Everyone, including our staff, is screened for fever and symptoms before entering the clinic.
  • Face coverings are mandatory as well as adherence to all university COVID-19 guidelines.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) will be available: hand sanitizer, disposable masks.
  • Be sure to check out our "Before you Visit" page to prepare for your visit in advance.

How to access student health services

Virtual appointments

  • Call to set up a telehealth (phone or video) appointment: 319-335-8394
  • Message a provider through MyChart 
    • When you set up MyChart, you must use your local address, the correct zip code for our area, and your University email address!  
  • Visit our information page for all the ways students can contact us by phone, email, MyChart messages 

In-person appointments

  • Call to set up an in-person appointment: 319-335-8394
  • Message a provider through MyChart.   
  • Visit our information page for all the ways students can contact us by phone, email, MyChart messages 
  • Students who need to complete requirements for a health science program, or need immunizations for UI requirements, can call to schedule an appointment with a nurse in our Nurse Care Room: 319-335-8394. 

COVID-19 health & safety measures

Student Health staff working on-site to provide any in-person or telehealth services will follow proper social distancing and cleaning practices:

  • Everyone, including our staff, is screened for fever and symptoms before entering the clinic.
  • Removing furniture in our waiting rooms to increase social distancing.
  • Placing signage and social distance markings on the floor.
  • Conducting video or phone visits for all patient encounters that do not require an in-person visit.
  • Relocating staff in rooms or at nurses stations
  • Holding meetings virtually and allowing staff to work remotely, if possible.
  • Designating specific entrances and exits from our clinic.  
  • Face coverings are required for everyong as they enter and exit the building.  
    • Clinical staff will wear face shields and masks (at minimum) for all patient care.
    • Reception and scheduling staff wear a face shield in addition to a plexiglass barrier at the reception desk where students will check in.
    • Patients entering the clinic are required to wear a face covering, and we will provide a disposable mask if needed.
  • Increased the cleaning of high-touch surfaces during the day, in addition to cleaning done by custodians at night, and are follow infection control practices recommended by the CDC and the UIHC.
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout the clinic. 
  • Drinking fountains have been taken out of service
  • Condoms are available in small bags for low touch/easy access.   

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