Wayne State College

Student Health Services

Student health services offer competent medical consultation and treatment. Minor illnesses or injuries are treated and referral is made when necessary.

Health services include:

  • Initial assessment
  • HIV/UTI/Pregnancy/STD testing
  • Allergy shots
  • Annual flu shots (as available)
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Crutches
  • Health-related presentations to campus groups
  • Monthly reproductive health clinic, including pap smears, breast exams, pregnancy testing, birth control, abstinence counseling, and STD testing and treatment
  • TB testing at minimal cost
  • Tetanus shots at minimal cost


Disease Prevention

In addition to a flu vaccine, you can stop the spread of influenza by following some basic steps.

Practice good hand hygiene:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water
  • Use hand sanitizer (available for public areas from WSC Central Supply)
  • Don’t touch eyes, nose or mouth with your hands

Practice good cough/sneeze hygiene:

  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing with tissue; or use your elbow/shoulder instead of your hands if you have no tissue
  • Wash hands with soap/water or use hand sanitizer immediately after coughing or sneezing

Practice good workplace hygiene:

  • Frequently clean commonly-used surfaces that have multiple users such as doorknobs, countertops, shared computer keyboards, etc. (supplies available for public areas from WSC Central Supply)
  • Stay home if you have a fever of 100 or more AND cough or sore throat

Educate yourself on influenza, how it is spread and how you can reduce your risks:

  • Read the Wayne State College regular email updates that will be coming to your email account
  • Talk to your personal healthcare provider if you have specific questions
  • Monitor your own health by checking for fever or other symptoms


Area Health Providers

Wayne Family Medical

Emerson Family Medical

Wakefield Family Medical

Wisner Family Medical

Laurel Family Medical

Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department
402-375-2200 or 800-375-2260


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