Women’s Health Exam
Every woman, sexually active or not, is encouraged to have a woman’s health exam every one to two years. An appointment can be made by calling the Health Center at 315-228-7750.
Women’s health appointments usually take about 45 minutes and include a physical, breast, and pelvic exam. A Pap smear to screen for cervical changes may be obtained. If indicated, testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be done. Any questions and concerns about menstrual cycle, anatomy, sexuality, contraceptive methods, and STI protection may also be discussed. Men’s Health Exam
Routine men’s health exams are encouraged; appointments can be made by calling the Health Center at 315-228-7750. Time is also given to address questions, teach testicular self-examination, and to discuss sexuality, contraception, and STI protection. Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing & Counseling
Students concerned about possible exposure to STIs should contact the Student Health Center at 315-228-7750 to talk with a staff member who will answer questions or schedule an appointment with a health care provider for further evaluation, testing, and/or treatment as indicated. STI testing costs range from $15 - $60.
The Student Health Center provides free condoms – please help yourself – they are located at the sign-in desk in the front entrance. Contraceptive Counseling
Women interested in the oral contraceptive pill should call for an appointment with a health care provider to discuss options, which may include a women’s health exam. The Student Health Center sells a selection of oral contraceptive pills for $15 per cycle (month). Emergency Contraception
Plan B is offered at the Student Health Center for $20. It is available during our regular business hours, six days a week. To receive Plan B, please contact the main health center at 315-228-7750 or walk in to the Satellite Clinic
. The nurse will obtain a history, provide information about the use and side-effects of Plan B, and discuss contraception and transmission of STIs.
Plan B is used to prevent pregnancy. Ideally, it should be given as soon after unprotected intercourse as possible and is most effective when given within 72 hours. To learn more about Plan B, please visit www.planbonestep.com
. Plan B is also available without a prescription at local pharmacies. Pregnancy Testing
The Student Health Center offers urine pregnancy testing for a charge of $5. Students wishing to be tested should make an appointment by calling 315-228-7750 or walk in to the Satellite Center
. Results are immediately available. Testing is most effective and accurate two weeks from the date of unprotected intercourse.