Health & Wellness
Coronavirus - what you need to knowHealth & Wellness Center
Jefferson offers health & wellness services that support and promote the physical and mental health and wellness of our student body, staff and faculty. The Health & Wellness Center is open with staff and services provided by the North Country Family Health Center.
Health services include:
- personal counseling
- treatment of illness, injuries and chronic health conditions
- annual physicals
- school and sports physicals
Walk-in, same day and scheduled appointments available Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., by calling (315) 786-1042. Learn more about North Country Family Health Center.
Once you are registered with the Health & Wellness Center / North Country Family Health Center, you have access to a registered nurse, available by phone 24/7 - call (315) 786-1042.
Of course, if you require urgent medical attention, call 9-1-1.
Jefferson also provides 24/7 virtual counseling to all students through META. Learn more about META Teletherapy & Wellness.
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988
Required for residence hall students, recommended for everyone else. Visit our Insurance page for health insurance options. A health insurance enrollment facilitator is available by appointment at the Health & Wellness Center on campus to help un-insured students and those with out-of-area health plans to apply for an affordable, or free, NYS health insurance plan. Additionally, a health insurance enrollment navigator will be available on move-in day for residence hall students.
Health Insurance Card
So, you’re really sick and need to go to the local Urgent Care. Do you have a Health Insurance card? Remember to get one of your own - you’ll need it to seek medical care and to get prescriptions filled.
CARES (Concern, Attention, Respect for Every Student)
Everyone struggles sometimes with school, work, family, finances, and more. As a College we are committed to helping those who need it - it's what we do to help you succeed. One tool we have is our CARES team - a group of dedicated faculty and staff that can help any student in their time of need. Whether we make a referral to an on or off campus resource, we will follow-up and make sure you have been helped.
Our goals are to:
- Provide outreach, support and initiate appropriate interventions to students in distress;
- Develop strategies to assist struggling students utilize campus, community and family resources;
- Improve student success.
If you are ever in need or feel one of your fellow students needs assistance, please contact a faculty or staff member for assistance or complete the Reporting an Incident form.
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Health and Wellness Center
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(315) 786-7162 (fax)
The Health & Wellness Center is operated by the North Country Family Health Center.