Medical Services

Health and Wellness Center Regular Hours

Monday-Friday: 9 am – 5 pm, Saturday 9 am – 2 pm by appointment only. Please call  610-526-7360 to schedule an appointment. There are no walk-in or drop-in hours because of our wish to keep staff and students safe. 

 

Health and Wellness Center After Hours 

For medical issues after hours, please call Team Health at 610-517-4921 to be connected with a medical provider.    

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call Campus Safety at 610-526-7911.


Welcome to Bryn Mawr College Medical Services!

Medical Services is a proud member of the American College Health Association. We provide general healthcare to all enrolled students while classes are in session. Though not an urgent care or emergency department, Medical Services can provide treatment of many non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. We also offer the preventive care services as listed below. Our team of collaborating physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses are all board-certified or registered health professionals, experienced in the treatment of college students and young adults. It is our mission to provide accessible, welcoming, and holistic care to all students seeking care.

List of Services

  • Illness assessment and care
  • Injury assessment and care
  • Gynecological and reproductive healthcare
  • Gender affirming support, referrals, and resources
  • Contraceptive management
  • General physical for work or camp
  • Collaborative care with local medical specialists
  • Support with navigating health insurance questions and claims
  • Travel health appointments
  • Small in-house dispensary for routine medications
  • Partnerships with local pharmacies for medication orders and vaccine clinics
  • Laboratory services such as blood draws and in-house laboratory testing
  • Nutrition support with a Registered Dietitian
  • Eating disorder management support in collaboration with a team of health professionals, either on or off campus

 


GYN Services

Includes Education, Counseling, and Screenings. Please call the Health and Wellness Center for questions or an appointment.

  • Contraception (birth control) including prescription refills
  • Pregnancy Testing and Options Counseling 
  • Sexual Wellness, including Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) testing and treatment 
  • Cervical Cancer screening (begin at age 21) 
  • Breast and chest health care
  • Pelvic exams
    • Abnormal or heavy discharge that itches, burns, has an odor, or causes you discomfort 
    • Irregular menstrual cycles or menstrual bleeding concerns
    • Menstrual cramps that cause you to miss school or work 
    • Painful penetration

Abortion Care

Despite the Dobb's Decision of June 2022 in which the Supreme Court reversed a person's Constitutional right to abortion, abortion care remains legal in Pennsylvania. There are many resources listed below to provide information regarding abortion care. If you would like to make an appointment to speak to someone in Medical Services for further information, please contact us at 610-526-7360 and ask for a confidential appointment with the GYN Nurse Practitioner. Or you may also email Beth Kotarski at bkotarski@brynmawr.edu.

Below are some resources for your assistance:

https://abortionondemand.org/    

https://www.bedsider.org/abortion

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Maternal-Health/Pages/Abortion.aspx

 

Covid Information

Community-Based Testing Sites for COVID-19 | HHS.gov

COVID-19 Testing Information. Low or no-cost testing is available at select pharmacies and local health centers: Local independent pharmacies; Walgreens; Walmart in partnership with Quest Diagnostics; Find a health center near you.

www.hhs.gov

  • Any individual who tests positive (regardless of vaccination status) must isolate in their room/apartment for a minimum of five full days from the positive test or the onset of symptoms. Asymptomatic individuals may return to campus after five days of isolation. Symptomatic individuals may return after 5 days when they have seen sustained improvement of symptoms day-to-day and they have been fever-free for more than 24 hours.  Even after the period of isolation, all individuals will be required to wear masks at all times when around others until they are 10 days from the positive test or the onset of symptoms.  After 10 days, all individuals can return to campus unless they are not feeling well enough to do so. If a student does not improve or worsens at any point during the first 5 days of isolation, they should remain isolated and seek additional health guidance by contacting Health Center at 610-526-7360
  • Isolating students may wear a high-quality mask and go outside for a small portion of each day to retrieve food or medicine/medical care as needed.
  • Students are free to leave their isolation on the morning of the 6th day after their positive test or start of symptoms, whichever is first. They should continue to wear a mask until day 10.
  • Any questions after the Health Center is closed, should be deposited with Team Health at 610-517-4921 and someone from Medical Services will follow up the next business day. 
  • Students experiencing an urgent health concern or health emergency should contact Campus Safety immediately at 610-526-7911 for immediate assistance.

Information On Obtaining Free Rapid Covid Tests From Your Local Retail Pharmacies:https://www.covid.gov/tests

 


 

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