The Student Health Service is closed over the summer but we do check emails and phone messages on a regular basis. Our email address is email@example.com. Email is our preferred means of communication.
If you are a new incoming student and have questions, please check the Health Service website at healthservice.vassar.edu.as it has information which may be helpful to you regarding billing, services offered,etc. To download a copy of the health form you can access this from the main Health Service page. If you are calling about your form being late, please email us with the information and we’ll get back to you. If you have additional questions, the best way to reach us over the summer is by email. Student insurance and waiver information may be found on the Student Financial Services website.
If you need to receive a copy of your immunization records - please send us an email or faxed request with your name, date of birth, year of graduation and that you are requesting immunization records. We can then email them directly to you. Our fax # is 845-437-7135. If you send a fax - please include your signature.
If you need to receive a copy of your medical records - please send us a signed authorization by fax or email including your name, date of birth, year of graduation, where you would like them sent, and exactly what you need - complete records or something specific.
If you are a student needing medical care over the summer- medical facilities in the area are as follows: Vassar Hospital Emergency Room – phone # 845-454-8500, MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center (formerly St. Francis Hospital) Emergency Room – phone # 845-483-5000 , Health Quest– an urgent care walk-in facility located in LaGrangeville at 1100 Rt.55 - phone # 845-485-4455 and Wappingers Falls at 1503 Rt. 9 – phone # 845-297-2511 and also CareMount Medical Group Walk In Care facility located at 30 Columbia St. Poughkeepsie – phone # 845-231-5600.
All students have 24/7 access to “HealthistYou”. This gives you remote access to a physician using a nationwide telehealth service. If you have the insurance offered through the college there is no charge. If you have private insurance, there is a $40 consultation fee. The website is: www.telehealth4students.com. The phone number is 1-855-870-5858.
If you have any insurance issues regarding the student health insurance you can go to their website at www.gallagherstudent.com/Vassar. They have quite a bit of information on their site. They also have a live chat area that you can utilize.
Hope you're having a wonderful summer!