Mid-level practitioners and nursing support personnel staff the Women's Health Clinic. The Clinic provides:
- Routine women's health care, including annual exams, family planning needs, STD screening, and general illness prevention information and counseling.
- Front-line evaluation and treatment for gynecological problems, including colposcopic examinations.
- Referral to gynecology physician consultants for evaluation of more complex problems.
Referrals to Women's Health are not necessary, but appointments are required. For more information, call 277-3136. See also SHAC Women's Health flyer (.pdf).
- Plan B ® Emergency Contraception is available at the SHAC Pharmacy without a prescription for consumers age 18 or older. However, a prescription is needed for women 17 and younger. Must show government-issued ID with photo and date of birth. For info, call the SHAC Pharmacy at 277-6306.
- The New Mexico Department of Health's Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program provides age-appropriate comprehensive breast and cervical screening and diagnostic services to eligible low-income women statewide. For info on this community resource, click on the link above or call the NM Department of Health at 1-877-852-2585.
- Sexual & Reproductive Health Publications are available from the World Health Organization.
SHAC encourages male students of all ages to schedule an appointment for the Men's Health Maintenance Program, which offers a complete physical check-up geared specifically towards men's health needs.
There are fees for this service. There will be fees for lab tests or prescriptions if needed. Learn how to maximize your strength and health, as well as, ways to reduce your risks of health problems in the future.
For more information, call 277-3136. See also Men's Health flyer (.pdf).