Student Health Center
The Rhodes College Health Center is located in the Moore Moore Wellness Center with the main entrance on the east side of the building along Thomas Lane. Handicap access is available on the south side of the Health Center, closest to the Refectory.
Students can seek advice and treatment for a wide range of medical needs, such as strep, flu, treatment of ENT infections, and some in-house lab work, as well as to obtain a prescription.
On-Campus Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
During open hours the Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner are available for scheduled appointments and same-day visits to assist with your health care needs.
To schedule an appointment or same-day visit, please call or email the Health Center.
For administrative questions, vaccination information, or medical records, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steps to request an immunization record, can be found here.
After hours, contact Campus Safety (901-843-3880) for assistance. Acute illnesses and emergency accidents can be treated after hours at off-campus facilities.
A new website for UnitedHealthcare StudentResources is coming soon.
On-Site Services Provided in the Health Center:
- General physicals
- Gynecological exams
- Wound care (minor)
- Allergy shots, flu shots, and other vaccines (please see list below)
- Illness evaluations, diagnosis and treatment
- Health education information
- Self-Care Counter - includes free over the counter medications and dressings
- Laboratory tests
- Referrals to local healthcare specialists
Services provided by the nurse are included in your tuition cost for the college. A $60 charge will be billed to your Rhodes student account for each visit with the nurse practitioner. We are happy to provide a detailed receipt which you may submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. We do not directly bill any insurance companies for services provided on-site.
Advanced laboratory tests will be billed to your insurance by American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL).You and/or your parents are responsible for charges not covered by your insurance for off-campus medical services.
Available: by appointment, Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed Noon - 1 p.m. daily)
*Please note that there will be a wait time of 30 minutes in office after receiving injections, to ensure there are no adverse reactions.
Requirements: Your allergy provider would need to send your allergy serums, administration orders, injection protocol, and last provider visit to the student health center. Once all items have been received and verified by the Nurse Practitioner, you may begin receiving your injections. For more information, please visit the student health center and speak with our staff.
For an appointment, call 901-843-3895.
Flu shots ($25) are available for students, faculty, and staff from October through March (flu season) during regular business hours while supplies last.
Appointments are not required, but are encouraged.
- Shelby County Health Department
814 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis 38103
- Shot Nurse
4646 Poplar Avenue, Memphis 38117
Other Vaccines Offered On Campus:
- Tdap (Adacel) - $40
- Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD)- $25