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Health and Counseling Services

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Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 a.m-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday
8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
(When the College is in session.)

Flu Shots:
Health and counseling Services has flu shots free for students and available Monday-Friday from 9-Noon and 1-3 p.m. with no appointment needed.

   
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Who We Are
Hampshire College health and counseling services provides confidential medical and mental health care for all students to encourage a healthy and integrated mind and body.

Hampshire College health and counseling services is accredited by the AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care).

Making an Appointment
For medical or counseling appointments, call 413.559.5458.

*Flu Prevention*
The best way to prevent flu is to avoid contact with the viruses that cause flu. Wiping down shared surfaces, washing your hands frequently, and avoiding touching your nose, mouth, and eyes are simple precautions everyone can follow.

Student can also keep themselves healthy by not smoking and avoiding second-hand smoke, getting enough sleep, eating healthy foods, exercising daily, and managing their stress.

Flu Shots: Immunization is the best way to ensure you will not become ill. Health and counseling services has flu shots free for students and available Monday-Friday from 9-Noon and 1-3 p.m. with no appointment needed.

Symptoms of flu are sudden onset of symptoms, fever greater than 38 C or 100 F, respiratory symptoms of cough, sneezing, nose congestion, or sore throat, and body aches and/or headache.

More information about flu prevention from the CDC »

Services
Hampshire College health and counseling services offers:

  • » Treatment of illness and injury
  • » Mental health counseling and treatment
  • » Sexually transmitted infection testing
  • » Gynecological exams
  • » Birth control and emergency contraception
    at low cost
  • » Information and referral to specialists
  • » Smoking cessation counseling
  • » On-site prescription pick-up 
  • » Immunizations including HPV, flu shots, and travel vaccines

Location
We are located near the admissions office and the Red Barn, just a short walk from the dorms or the mods. Campus map (pdf) »

Important Numbers

  • » Life-threatening emergency: 911
  • » Hampshire College health services: 413.559.5458 (medical and counseling appointments)
  • » Campus police: 413.559.5555 (or 1.911 on campus)
  • » Campus EMTs: 413.559.5555 (or 1.911 on campus)
  • » University of Massachusetts Health Services: 413.577.5000 for nursing advice
  • » Mental health emergency on evenings/weekends: 413.559.5555 (or 1.911 on campus)
  • » Crisis Services of Hampshire County 413.586.5555 (off-campus mental health emergencies)
  • » Cooley Dickinson Hospital: 413.582.2000


 

Contact Us

Health and Counseling Services
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
413.559.5458
healthservices@hampshire.edu
 

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