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Clinic Announcements

SHCS Clinic Closure - Tuesday, February 2nd

Location:
Mission Bay will close at 2:15pm
Parnassus will close at 2:45pm
Both clinics will resume normal hours of operation on Wednesday, February 3rd

Walgreens @ Mission Bay Now Open!

Location:
Mission Hall - Global Health & Clinical Sciences Building,
500 16th Street Room 1200
San Francisco, CA 94158
Click here for a Mission Bay map.

Hours:
9:00 am-6:00 pm (Mon-Fri)

Contact:
ph. 415.365.0512
fax: 415.365.0514
email: rxm.16373@store.walgreens.com

Zika Virus Travel Alert

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday issued a travel alert urging pregnant women not to visit in the region where mosquitoes have spread the Zika virus. This includes 13 Latin American or Caribbean countries and Puerto Rico (see link below for full list of countries).

Researchers believe the Zika virus is behind a dramatic spike in the number of newborns with microcephaly, babies born with abnormally small heads and brains who often die.

Below are links to the World Health Organization information on the Zika virus and the CDC travel alerts:
http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_topics&view=article&id=427&Itemid=41484
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices

Please schedule a visit with a provider or the Student Health Travel Nurse if you have questions.

Annual TB Screening for Professional Students

 

* SHCS will no longer sponsor off-site TB screening events. All students should present at either clinic (Mission Bay or Parnassus) for TB screening prior to the expiration of their current screening.

How do I know if my TB screening is expiring?

You can check when you are due for screening on MyHealthRecord.ucsf.edu in the Immunization section. SHCS will also be sending reminder emails around the time you are due for screening.

When should I come to SHCS for my screening?

Come to SHCS PRIOR to your screening expiring. The cut-off for placing TB skin tests is 4:30pm – this means you should arrive BEFORE 4:30pm to have you test placed by 4:30. To minimize waits, consider avoiding the lunch hour. SHCS staff take lunches around the lunch hour which leaves fewer staff to assist with TB skin test placements and could mean longer waits.

What if my TB screening expires and I haven’t come in?

Students with expired TB screening will continue to have a registration hold. In addition, SHCS will notify the schools monthly of which students are out-of-compliance.

Is there anything else I should know about getting my TB skin test placed or read?

Yes. TB skin tests aren’t placed on Thursdays since the reading would need to occur on a Saturday or Sunday when SHCS is closed. TB skin test readings can be done at Parnassus until 6:45pm on Mondays and Mission Bay until 6:45pm on Wednesdays.

Anthem Offering Identity Theft Protection

Anthem is offering identity repair assistance and credit monitoring services to current member and former members enrolled in 2004 or later in response to the recent data breach.
Affected members can access these services via www.AnthemFacts.com or by calling 1-877-263-7995.
Please click here to get more information.