Student Health Services at Moffitt Health Center
Student Health Services at Moffitt Health Center
Our staff treats a wide range of health problems including acute minor illnesses and injuries. We have a CLIA certified laboratory and x-ray capability within the health center.
Our providers are able to see patients for ADHD medication needs/refills after ADHD testing has been completed indicating an ADHD diagnosis. Past testing records are accepted. Patients are required to sign a Controlled Substance Good Faith Agreement and return monthly for refills.
The Office of Health Promotion at Moffitt Health Center currently houses an alcohol and drug related program:
The Eagle Check-Up program consists of 2-3 meetings in which students can confidentially discuss their alcohol and/or marijuana use with a trained health educator.
For more information, visit Alcohol and Drug Programs and Resources.
Allergy sufferers can receive their allergy injections at Student Health Services. The patient will have to provide their medication with orders from their prescribing physician. Allergy medication will be stored/refrigerated at the Student Health Services.
The Office of Health Promotion is available to provide information on various health topics and promote healthy behaviors to college students. Health educators are available to develop programs and give lectures to classes, residence halls, and student organizations about the health concerns of college students.
Two doses of measles-containing vaccine(usually administered as MMR vaccine) are required
for all first-time enrollers to all Mississippi colleges and universities and must
be obtained before the new student will be permitted to receive a class schedule and
An Immunization Form must be completed by your health care provider and sent back (in a timely manner) to the admissions/registration office. Doing this in advance will simplify the registration process for both students and college officials.
Re-Immunization is necessary when:
Rubella and Measles are not required for females who may be pregnant. If pregnancy
is suspected, a valid certificate of Medical Exemption from Immunization Requirements
for adults is required until pregnancy is resolved.
Measles vaccine is not required for persons born before 01-01-1957.
In addition to the required immunizations listed above, the following shots are recommended, but not required:
For further information on immunization requirements or recommendations, refer to the CDC Immunization Schedules, MSDH Immunization Schedule for Adults, or the MSDH Immunization Schedule for Children.
Travel Abroad Immunizations
A list of specific immunizations and vaccines needed for traveling out of the country is available by visiting the CDC Traveler's Health website. These vaccines can be obtained at Student Health Services.
Registered laboratory technologists operate a full-service CLIA certified laboratory located in Student Health Services for your convenience. A wide range of laboratory testing is available during office hours and most lab results are available while you wait.
Stress, depression, and anxiety are increasingly prevalent on college campuses. If you or someone you know develops symptoms such as:
They/You may benefit from seeing a professional about mental health concerns.
The Student Health Services staff will be happy to assist you. Additionally, counseling is available free of charge at Student Counseling Services located in Bond Hall. Or, call, 601-266-4829.
A licensed pharmacist fills prescriptions from health care providers both within and
outside Student Health Services. Over-the-counter medications are also available for
purchase without a prescription. Show your insurance card before purchasing prescriptions. Patients can request to be notified of their prescription(s) being ready via text
Hattiesburg Campus Curbside Pick-up
Patients can now elect to get their medications via free curbside pick-up. Two designated parking spots are located on the 4th street side of our building across from patient parking. Upon arrival, the patient should call the pharmacy to notify them of their arrival and indicate which parking spot they are in. Payment may also be collected over the phone.
Delivery Service for Hattiesburg Campus Employees:
Faculty and staff can now elect to have their prescriptions delivered to them for no extra cost! Please note that controlled medications cannot be delivered and must be picked up at the pharmacy. By filling out the Prescription Delivery Request and Consent Form, available here and at the pharmacy, you can sign up for this free service. If you have any questions or concerns, please give the pharmacy a call at 601-266-4075.
Our staff treats a wide range of chronic minor health problems including asthma, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disease, etc. If specialty care is needed, then a referral will be placed to a local medical or surgical specialist.
Student Health Services offers confidential and FREE HIV screenings to all students, faculty, and staff. Walk-ins are welcome. If you are coming for an HIV screening only, you do not have to pay the $20 office fee.
We also offer other STI testing at a reduced fee. Services can be billed to insurance if desired.
FREE condoms are available in all patient rooms and in the lobby near the pharmacy.
The Sexual Assault Crisis Center can be reached at 601-264-7777.