Student Health will be closed starting May 27, 2021 and will reopen June 14, 2021.
Student Health is not providing Covid-19 testing and/or Covid-19 vaccinations.
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City College of San Francisco Student Health Services promotes student success and the well-being of the whole student: physically, mentally, and socially. Student Health Services strives to provide high quality, accessible, and culturally responsive health care.
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Wellness Workshops & Mental Health Support Groups
You are not alone. Up to 60% of college students struggle with sleep problems. Come join our 60-minute group to learn: facts about sleep, tips for getting a good night's sleep, common sleep busters, stress management and mindfulness, and what to do when you can't sleep. Led by a nurse practitioner and a licensed clinical social worker, we'll be focusing on a mind-body approach and behavior change. We'll also give an overview of the medical and mental health services we provide at CCSF Student Health Services.
Date: April 19, 2021: 12pm-1pm
Have the demands of the past year made it harder to find the time and space to take care of yourself? Come join our 60-minute group to learn tips for boosting wellness, including: stress management, substance use, exercise, nutrition, self-image, sleep, relationships, sexual health, social connectedness, finances and more. Led by a CCSF Student Health Services nurse practitioner, we'll also give an overview of the medical and mental health services we provide at Student Health Services."
Date: April 26, 2021: 2pm-3pm
Sexually transmitted infections: Are you at risk?
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise, especially in people age 25 and younger. And they are often asymptomatic. You may not feel or see anything. Come join our 60-minute group to learn about these common infections: possible signs and symptoms, who is at risk, who should be tested, how to prevent them and how they are treated. Led by a CCSF Student Health Services nurse practitioner, we'll also give an overview of the medical and mental health services we provide at Student Health Services, which includes low or no-cost testing and treatment for STIs.
Date: May 3, 2021: 2pm-3pm
Choosing a Birth Control Method
There are lots of great options out there if you are having sex and don't want to get pregnant. We want to help you find birth control that works well for you. Come join our 60-minute group to learn about different birth control methods and what to think about when picking one. We will discuss effectiveness and other helpful uses for birth control, like having less painful periods and reducing the risk of sexually transmitted infections. Led by a CCSF Student Health Services nurse practitioner, we'll also give an overview of the medical and mental health services we provide at Student Health Services, including enrollment of eligible students in the FamilyPact program, which provides all birth control methods free of charge.
Date: May 11, 2021: 1pm-2pm
How Do You Feel about Your Closest Relationships?
Partner and close-friend relationships affect happiness, and, often, how we feel about ourselves. In the workshop, participants will write down and discuss qualities they want in their relationships. Some of the broad categories of human challenges that may be associated with disappointments in relationships will be explored. Finally, strategies and resources that may support improvements in the qualities of relationships will also be considered.
Start Date: April 21, 2021: 2pm - 3pm (6 weeks)
WRAP (WELLNESS, RECOVERY ACTION PLAN) GROUP FOR STAYING WELL DURING A PANDEMIC
Create a Wellness Toolbox and Daily Maintenance Plan. Identify your triggers for early warning signs and create action plan. Identify when things are breaking down and how to avoid a crisis.
Start Date: April 22, 2021: 2pm - 3pm (Ongoing till the end of the semester)
Please contact Student Health Services to register for workshops and support groups.
Free Flu Shots
Flu shot is free for currently enrolled credit and non-credit students. $15 for CCSF employees, or family members of employees/CCSF students.
Student Health will be hosting walk-in Flu Clinics Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursday from 10am-1pm at the Student Health Center.
Walk-ups will be accepted, but appointments are encouraged. Please contact Student Health to make an appointment.
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A message from our Nurses: During these challenging times, we are happy to provide as much care as possible over the phone. While diagnosis and treatment are often better done in person, we are trying to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We will discuss treatment options with you by phone and the pros and cons involved and then come up with a plan together. However, if after the phone visit you experience new or worsening symptoms, please seek additional care.
Mental Health Services offer personal counseling to provide a confidential, safe place where you can focus on your concerns and we can help you deal with whatever’s getting in the way of living your life in the most fulfilling way.
Mental Health Services is currently being provided via phone call or Zoom.
Student health does not provide 24-hour medical or psychological services. If you are experiencing a life-threatening or psychological Emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room. If you are experiencing an Urgent Medical matter please contact your nearest Urgent Care Clinic.
Urgent Care Clinics Resources:
Zuckerberg - Adult Urgent Care Center:
UCSF Acute Care Clinic at Parnassus:
Urgent Psychological resources:
Zuckerberg Psychiatric Emergency Services:
San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hot Line:
National Suicide Prevention Hot Line:
Crisis Text Line:
Text HOME to 741741
On August 27, 2019, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a health alert with updated information regarding 36 cases of vaping-associated pulmonary injury requiring hospitalization that has been reported to CDPH.
- Since June, 36 cases of vaping-associated pulmonary injury requiring hospitalization have been reported to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Most patients report vaping the cannabis compounds THC and/or CBD, and some patients also report vaping nicotine products, although the exact cause of illness is not yet known.
- Clinicians who identify cases similar to those described in this health alert are asked to report the cases to their local health department.
- Local health departments should report new cases or direct any inquiries to the CDPH Duty Officer email@example.com or 916-328-3605. Please also contact the CDPH Duty Officer when any vaping devices or supplies have been collected from a patient and can be turned over to CDPH for testing.
To view this and other health advisories, alerts, updates and vax facts, visit https://www.sfcdcp.org/health-alerts-emergencies/health-alerts/
If you have any symptoms or are at risk, it’s especially important to stay home and avoid in-person contact with others.
Coronavirus symptoms include, but are not limited to:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
Some people are at higher risk to get very sick from COVID-19, including:
- people over 65 years old
- people with compromised immune systems
- Individuals who have serious chronic medical conditions like:
- Heart disease
- Lung disease
If you are at higher risk, you should take extra precautions to protect yourself:
- Stay home. It’s the most important thing you can do.
- Avoid contact with people who are sick. Isolate anyone sick in your home in a separate room, if possible.
- Get food brought to your house through family, social, or commercial networks. Wipe off containers with disinfectant wipes.
- Listen to public health officials. They may recommend community actions to reduce exposure in times of local outbreak.
For more information, visit the CDC’s website.
Caregivers can find resources at the Department of Aging website, including guidelines to protect the health and safety of both you and your loved one from COVID-19.
Find the latest safety tips, trusted sources, and health terms to keep you and your loved ones informed during this public health emergency.