Student Health Services

Welcome to Student Health Services

 

Coronavirus Information

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How can I best protect myself from getting the novel coronavirus virus?

  • Use proper hand hygiene including washing hands with soap or using hand sanitizers. 
  • Avoid touching your face, particularly your eyes, nose, and mouth because one way viruses spread is when you touch your own mouth, nose or eyes.
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue, sleeve, or arm. Do not use your hands.
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces such as countertops and doorknobs.
  • Keep away from others who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.

What should I do if I don’t feel well?

  • If you have a fever, go home immediately and stay there until at least 24 hours after the fever goes away naturally without the use of fever-reducing medicine. For example, if your fever lasts for three days, you should stay home for at least four days.
  • Consider not attending or hosting large gatherings. This is where cold, flu, and other respiratory viruses are often spread.
  • If you do not have a primary care provider and you had contact with someone who is positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus), or experiencing symtopms such as a fever, cough, shortness of breath call  Valley Connections at       (888) 334-1000 

Should I avoid going to public events?

We know that viruses spread easily in large groups of people, so if you can, you should avoid large gatherings, especially if you do not feel well.

Do I need to wear a mask?

You may see some people buying and wearing face masks, but you should know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not currently recommend that healthy people wear a mask to prevent novel coronavirus. Masks are not foolproof and just because you are wearing one, it does not mean you are in the clear from getting sick.

Facemasks can be helpful for sick people to wear so that they do not spread germs to others. We do not recommend healthy people wear face masks to protect from novel coronavirus.​


For more Information:


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/


Santa Clara Department of Public Health:

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/DiseaseInformation/novel-coronavirus/Pages/home.aspx

Resources during COVID-19 (coronavirus) season:


Sacred Heart: If you need assistant for rent or utility bills contact them by clicking the link. https://sacredheartcs.org/programs/

San Jose Unified District: Free breakfast and lunch for those under 18 years old. Please click on the following links for more information. 

https://www.sjusd.org/docs/health_wellness/SJUSD-Free-Breakfast-Lunch-Program.pdf

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1S-55pwSKJyh4w-9zkbKMcEWFYmMujxLrwdKMGE7qlbg/htmlview

City of San Jose Community Centers: Some community centers are providing free food for seniors. Services are first come first served basis. Food is handed out by curve side assistance to decrease contact. Click on the link to call ahead and verifity their servcies. 

https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments/parks-recreation-neighborhood-services/search-locations-facilities/community-centers

How to deal with anxiety due to (COVID-19) : Click on the title, it is a link! 

What you need to know about proper handwashing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d914EnpU4Fo


Updates provided by the City of San Jose and resources available : https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments-offices/mayor-and-city-council/mayor-s-office/san-jose-strong


To apply for unemployment fill out forms online: https://www.edd.ca.gov/


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SJCC Student Health Services support a healthy learning environment. We provide health and wellness services so our students can be at their best, in and out of the classroom. All of your information is kept confidential and private! We provide services tailored towards minor injuries and conditions. We are not an emergency services provider or a primary care provider. 

We are here for you! 

HEALTH SERVICES

List of Services​

  • General Appointments with the doctor
  • Physical Examinations for employment, sports, and school requirements
  • Well Woman Exam (Pap Smears and Breast Exams)
  • Birth Control Prescriptions, Plan B, Condoms, Counseling and Services
  • Low-Cost Pregnancy Testing, Counseling, and Referrals
  • TB Skin Testing for employment, volunteer, or college entry
  • Low-Cost Adult Immunizations​
  • Low-Cost Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Screenings and Treatments
  • Short-term Case Management and Mental Health Counseling Services
  • FREE Quit Smoking Program with counseling, patches, gum, and lozenges (call for availability).
  • Blood Pressure Checks and Basic Vision Screenings
  • Referrals to Community Health Agencies

Birth Control Counseling is done with our Certified Family Planning Specialist, Sonia and nurses.  They will answer all your birth control questions to help you choose the best method for your lifestyle! 

 

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Forms

Hard copies are also available in Health Services, Room SC-109.

All forms are available for download below.



RESOURCES

Self Assessments

FEELING BLUE? Here is an online resource for mental health screening. ​*Personal Counseling Services are available to all currently enrolled SJCC students (See Above: "Psychological Services"). For those who require and seek more in-depth support, referrals to community resources are provided (See "Local Community Resources" and "Hotlines" for more information.)

GOT STRESS? Here is an online resource for students to gauge their stress

CAN'T SLEEP? Here is an assessment for students on sleep.​​

***These assessments are for general inquiries​. They may not be used for diagnosing or treating any health condition and is not a substitute for professional medical evaluation, diagnosis or treatment.​
Please refer to your health care provider for further evaluation.

Local Community Resources:Asian Americans for Community Involvement

Plann​ed Pare​nthood in San Jose (for family planning services, plan B, and birth control)

Santa Clara County Immunization Clinic (for immunizations and TB testing) (408) 792-5200

Valley Medical Center

Indian Health Center

Rotacare Bay Area

Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Billy De Frank Community Center(408) 293-2429

Sexual and ​Gender Identities Clinic at the Kurt and Barbara Gronowski Psychology Clinic​(650) 961-9300

Suicide and Crisis Hotline (24/7) for Santa Clara County Call (855) 278-4204​​Contact Cares Crisis LineCall (408) 850-6125 (for anyone experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, stress, etc..)

United Way visit website or Call 211 to search directory of community services Next Door provides victims of domestic violence with safe, effective alternatives to a life of fear, danger and few options. Call (408) 279-2962

Crisis Helplines directory for San Jose
TB Clinics-Santa Clara County - You'll find clinics that offer TB testing/screening. Make sure you call ahead to verify their services. Also, note the price of it because each clinic will have their own pricing. 

Online Health ResourcesMental Health Resources for Students

Covered California Health Insurance

Santa Clara County Public Health Department

Center for Disease Control  

Planned Parenthood​

Plan B/Emergency Contraception

Ask Alice​

Quit Smoking Helpline

Family PACT​(the “teal card”)

Eating Disorders

Young Adult Sexual Health Information

Healthy Food Info​rmation

SJCC Health Services ensure the privacy and security of all health information. All services are confidential as defined by the Federal Regulations Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
SJCC complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.


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