Student Health Care Services at SUNY Plattsburgh

Antibiotic Medications

The Center for Student Health & Psychological Services has the following antibiotic medications prescribed as needed:

  • Penicillin, amoxicillin, doxycycline, Macrobid, sulfa preparations, eye drops, ear drops, antibiotic ointment, Cipro and Keflex.

Note: Prescriptions from external physicians cannot be filled at the Center. In addition, medications are provided for acute illness only. Medications for chronic illness are not available (i.e. inhalers, insulin, Dilantin, etc.), however, prescriptions are written when applicable.

Diagnostic Tests

Diagnostic tests available at the Center include:

  • Throat culture, rapid strep, mono spot, ABC, urinalysis, urine culture, pregnancy tests, tuberculosis testing, and blood glucose screening.

Equipment

Includes:

  • The Center will loan equipment such as crutches to students who are in need.

Note: Students will incur charges for equipment that is not returned.

Other Medications

Other medications provided during routine visits to the Center may include:

  • Non-narcotic cough medications, over-the-counter cold medications, ibuprofen, Tylenol, antihistamines, antiparasitics, antispasmodics/antiemetics, antidiarrheal medications, and dermatological medications.

Note: Prescriptions from external physicians cannot be filled at the Center.  In addition, medications are provided for acute illness only. Medications for chronic illness are not available (i.e. inhalers, insulin, Dilantin, etc.), however, prescriptions are written when applicable.

Outpatient Health Care

Includes:

  • Consultation, examinations, evaluations.

Procedures

The following are procedures medical providers perform during visits to the Center:

  • Dressing changes, ear irrigation, suturing and suture removal, hearing/vision testing, corneal staining, and cryotherapy for warts.

 

Contact Information

Location: We are located directly behind Saranac Hall and Macomb Hall. View Center hours and availability.

Telephone

  • Student Health: (518) 564-2187
  • Psychological Services: (518) 564-3086
  • Emergency Services: Call 911 or University Police (518) 564-2022
  • Toll-free: (866) 858-4089

Fax:

  • Health (518) 564-2188
  • Psychological Services (518) 564-2376

Email: healthcenter@plattsburgh.edu

Mailing Address:

Center for Student Health & Psychological Services
State University of New York at Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901