UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Student Health And Counseling Services

Student Health And Counseling Services

 

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

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, including the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, a free and confidential service that is avaialbe 24/7. Anyone can access the lifeline by calling 988 (multiple languages available), texting a message to 988 (English only), or by using the chat feature at 988lifeline.org (English only).

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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 and screenings are available for currently enrolled UWRF students through UWRF Counseling Services (a fee is charged for required assessments and screenings). Call ahead for an appointment 715-425-3884.

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Monkey Pox Information:

UWRF is monitoring monkeypox in collaboration with Pierce County Public Health. Any student concerned they have been infected, exposed, or are at risk, can call PCPH at 715-273-6755 to ask a question, get tested and/or vaccinated. Any staff or faculty member with a concern should call their primary care provider. For more information, please see Monkeypox: What College Students Need to Know (wisconsin.gov)
UWRF will continue to evaluate recommendations from Pierce County Public Health, remaining prepared to modify our plans as the situation dictates.  

 

Stay Informed & Healthy:

For updated Covid-19 information, go to Falcons Forward | Covid 19.

Learn more about Monkeypox with this link to the CDC

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M Health Fairview Clinic  

The clinic is located at 319 Main Street (adjacent to Family Fresh Grocery), telephone 715-425-6701. Press option 2. This will connect to the care team. Tell the staff person answering the phone that you are an UWRF student and  need to be scheduled at the River Falls Clinic for an appointment..

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.

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(When given an option, press '2' for care team to be connected direcclty to clinic and state that you are a UWRF student). (Taxi Service free with student ID).

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Pierce County Reproductive Health in River Falls

1234 S. Wasson Lane, 715-425-8003

More information about covered services can be found here.

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).

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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

Student Health Services Eligibility Dates 2022-2023

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.

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