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Elson Student Health

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(434) 924-5362 Call in advance!

After Hours Care

(434) 972-7004 After hours, on-call triage service for medical or mental health concerns.

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The Elson Student Health Center is a fully accredited health care facility that provides you with high quality, confidential health care. Our goals are to help you maintain your health through education and prevention and to restore your health when necessary by treatment of illness, injury, or stress.

Student Health News

Attention Spring Graduates

Please remember to conclude your medical care with Elson Student Health by Friday, May 23, 2014. Congratulations and good luck with your future endeavors.

Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage

Student Health supply of yellow fever vaccine is limited due to a national shortage. Yellow fever vaccine may not be available at your travel clinic appointment. However, efforts will be made to schedule a return appointment when vaccine is available. Yellow fever vaccine, and other travel vaccines, are only available by appointment through the travel clinic.

2014 Flu Season

Flu season is upon us at the University of Virginia and City of Charlottesville. Flu (or influenza) typically causes fever, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, cough, body aches, fatigue, and potentially diarrhea and vomiting with symptoms lasting about seven days. The good news is that there are some easy steps that students and staff can take to avoid getting, or spreading, the flu.

How do I avoid getting the flu?
What if I’m experiencing flu-like symptoms?