CCSF is currently operating on a remote basis and buildings are not accessible at this time. During this time, Student Affairs are modifying services to be able to continue to support you remotely. For college wide updates, please read COVID-19 Updates and Plans to Return to Campus. Visit the CCSF Virtual Campus to find information about our remote services.

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Student Health is not providing Covid-19 testing and/or Covid-19 vaccinations.

Mission Statement

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.

Student Health Services Virtual Counter

Follow the steps on our Virtual Counter page to meet with a staff member.


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Announcements:

 

Mental Health Support Groups

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.
Starting on 2/24/21 every Wednesday from 2-3pm.

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.
Starting on 2/25/21 every Thursday from 2-3pm.

Please contact Student Health Services to register for 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.

CCSF Virtual Help Counter: 

Meet a Staff Member

Email: Studenthealth@ccsf.edu
Call: 415-239-3110

How to Register in My Patient Portal

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Remote Services

Medical/Nursing

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. 

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Mental Health

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.

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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:
628-206-8000
UCSF Acute Care Clinic at Parnassus:
415-353-2602

Urgent Psychological resources:
Zuckerberg Psychiatric Emergency Services:
628-206-8125
San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hot Line:
415-781-0500
National Suicide Prevention Hot Line:
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line:
Text HOME to 741741

Health Alerts

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.

Key Messages

  • 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 dutyofficer@cdph.ca.gov 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
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.

You can check your symptoms using the Symptom Screener or by contacting your doctor through telehealth.

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
    • Diabetes
    • Lung disease
  • Smokers

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.