UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Student Health And Counseling Services

Student Health And Counseling Services

Student Health and Counseling Services are supported by the health segregated fee that students pay as part of their fees which provide:

We are Continuing to Care for You Remotely and In Person Through Student Health and Counseling Services

Student Health and Counseling Services continues to modify services and offerings to meet the needs of our students and campus during COVID-19. Our webpages have many online resources, and our staff are working in person or remotely as we continue to answer phones and respond to emails during business hours (8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri).

 

EMERGENCIES: Where do I go for a medical or mental health emergency?

If this is an emergency, you should call 911 or contact other crisis options available 24/7, including the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or Text HELLO to 741-741.
Please see our Emergency/Crisis Situations web page at https://www.uwrf.edu/StudentHealthAndCounseling/EmergencyMedicalCare.cfm.

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence at 1-800-345-5104 or Text 715-821-8626.
For information about the Campus Victim Advocate, and Sexual/Intimate Partner Violence Prevention and Advocacy, please visit https://www.uwrf.edu/StudentHealthAndCounseling/CVA.cfm.

 

Where do I go when I get sick, injured, or need a physical exam? 

Certain clinical health services are covered for UWRF students by Student Health Services through M Health Fairview Clinic-River Falls, 319 South Main Street, River Falls. For an appointment, call 715-425-6701 (Taxi Service free with student ID).

 

Where do I go when I need to talk to a personal counselor?

UWRF Counseling Services: 254 Rodli Hall
For an appointment, call 715-425-3884 (appointment information).
Alcohol and other drug assessments are also available for currently enrolled UWRF students through UWRF Counseling Services (a fee is charged for sanctioned assessments)

For updated Covid-19 information, including on-campus testing, contact tracing, isolation and quarantine, go to Falcons Forward | Covid 19. Testing is available for students, employees and the community at the testing site at Hagestad Hall. Appointments are required. Appointments can be scheduled here

People who are fully vaccinated can review post-vaccination guidance.

Viibrant Health Family Clinics became M Health Fairview Clinic on March 15, 2021. 

The clinic is located at 319 Main Street (adjacent to Family Fresh Grocery), telephone 715-425-6701.

Students should call ahead for appointments and identify themselves as a current UWRF student. Depending on the provider and the reason for the appointment, telehealth or an in-person visit may be scheduled.  Telehealth appointments are covered by Student Health Services just as in-person appointments have been in the past. 

More information on covered services can be found here.

Pierce County Reproductive Health in River Falls

1234 S. Wasson Lane, 715-425-8003

More information about covered services can be found here.

Eligibility for Student Health Services at M Health Fairview Clinic-River Falls and Pierce County Reproductive Health: Students are eligible for Student Health Services during the two academic terms, and the January and Summer terms, as long as they are registered for classes and have paid required fees.

Certain clinical health services are provided through Student Health Services for registered full-time and part-time UWRF students through contractual agreements with M Heallth Fairview Clinic-River Falls and Pierce County Reproductive Health. Students are eligible between consecutive terms as long as they are registered for the next term and have paid fees as required.  Generally students enrolled in classes offered as part of a distance education program, such as an online program or study abroad, do not pay segregated fees and so would not be eligible for services provided through Student Health and Counseling Services.

Student Health Services covers certain limited health services for students at M Health Fairview Clinic-River Falls and Pierce County Reproductive Health. Student Health Services is NOT health insurance and all students are strongly encouraged to carry health insurance.

For more information about covered medical services, go to https://www.uwrf.edu/StudentHealthAndCounseling/StudentHealthServices/RFMC.cfm.

For information about covered reproductive health services,  go to  https://www.uwrf.edu/StudentHealthAndCounseling/StudentHealthServices/PCRHS.cfm

Student Health Services Eligiblity 2021-2022

Influenza vaccines are covered for current students at M Health Fairview Clinic-River Falls by Student Health Services. Students should call 715-425-6701 to schedule an appointment for the flu vaccine. Employees should contact their personal health care provider to schedule an appointment for their flu shot. For more information, see: Immunizations.

Other Frequently Asked Questions:

Where can I go for contraception, safer sex supplies, and STD testing and treatment? Certain clinical health services are covered for UWRF students by Student Health Services through Pierce County Reproductive Health in River Falls, 1234 S. Wasson Lane, River Falls. For an appointment, call 715-425-8003 (Taxi Service free with student ID).

How do I learn more about...?
- Common physical health issues (A - Z Index)
- Common mental health issues (A - Z Index)
- Improving my personal wellness
- Alcohol Efforts and Initiatives at UWRF Fall 2018

What if I'm concerned about my student?
-concerned about a student

Contact Us

Student Health and Counseling Services
Student Health Services: 715-425-3293
student.health.services@uwrf.edu
Counseling Services: 715-425-3884
counseling.services@uwrf.edu
M-F: 8 am - 4:30 pm
254 Rodli Hall