Health & Counseling

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The Rosenfield Center is the central gathering place at Grinnell. In addition to space for a range of campus offices, it contains the central dining room and kitchens of the College, the Spencer Grill, the Crady Mail Room, recreational areas and lounges, a multipurpose room,...

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If you take good care of your mind and body, your mind and body will take great care of you!  This does not have to involve a lot of time or energy on your part.  Taking good care of yourself really just means identifying the personal balance you need among work, sleep, play,...
Your care at Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) will be confidential.  We will neither acknowledge to others that you are a client here nor discuss your treatment here without your permission. There are some limits to confidentiality, but they occur only in extreme...
Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) is dedicated to providing Grinnell College students with the highest quality of care and to protecting the privacy of student information.  For these reasons, we prefer not to use email to communicate with our clients.  We use email...
All students are required to have health insurance while attending Grinnell.  You may maintain coverage through your existing parental or personal policy, or you may choose to purchase the College’s student group insurance. Students will not be charged and will not need health...
Following are contact numbers for providers of primary health and mental health care and services in Grinnell. This list does not constitute recommendation or endorsement of any of these providers. For information about specialists, dental care providers, and providers and...
1.  You have the right to receive consultation and treatment in a timely fashion which is commensurate with your symptoms.  Your corresponding responsibility is to be proactive about contacting Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) when you start to feel badly, rather...
SHACS offers integrated health and counseling services.  Our nurses and therapists work closely together to offer you care appropriate for your needs. Health Services Our health services include: •   Nursing assessments and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries •  ...
When Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) is closed, health and mental health consultation and assistance are still available to you. Emergency Assistance Call Campus Safety and Security at 641-269-4600.  Depending on the urgency of your situation, the Residence Life...
SHACS Online is an electronic record system which allows you to manage your health forms and some of your appointments at SHACS.  It also automatically generates email reminders of your upcoming appointments at SHACS. Please visit SHACS Online to: Complete your required health...

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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and cases of the virus in the U.S., continue to make headlines and spark concerns. Grinnell College's Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) is monitoring the situation and is working closely with city, county, and state health...

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General Health Services Our health services include: Treatment Assessment and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries Medications We provide over-the-counter medications and dispense prescription medications by written or telephone order from your physician. We can provide:...

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SHACS offers health and mental health services to support your personal and academic growth and success at Grinnell.  In addition to the immediate care you require, we also provide you with the tools and information you need to develop lifelong self-care and wellness habits. ...