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Campus Health

The Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) Campus Health Center is here to keep you healthy while you focus on your studies. Primary care services are available to the campus community including immunizations, physicals and lab tests required for class and clinical participation. The center is located on the second floor of the 501 building. A student ID badge is required for entrance.

Schedule an appointment (402) 354-7211 or (402) 354-7260 

Clinic hours are 8:30-4:00 M-F *summer hours may vary.

Appointments


Campus Health is located on the second floor of the 501 building. You will need your student ID badge to enter the building.

Appointments should be made for all health needs except emergencies. Walk-in appointments are available on a limited basis.

To book an appointment, please call (402) 354-7211 or (402) 354-7260.

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Hours of Operation:

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Fall and spring semesters

* Summer hours vary 

About Campus Health

After Hours

Please leave a message at (402) 354-7211 or (402) 354-7260. You will receive a call back to schedule a visit the following business day. 

If you have an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest urgent care center or emergency room for treatment.

The nearest emergency room location is:

Methodist Hospital
8303 Dodge St.
Omaha NE 68114
(402) 354-4000

The nearest Methodist Physicians Clinic Urgent Care location is:

Methodist Physicians Clinic - Aksarben
6700 Mercy Road, Suite 109
Omaha NE 68106
(402) 354-6675

Weeknights, 4 - 10 p.m.
Weekends & holidays, noon - 6 p.m.

Services

Campus Health can diagnose and treat acute illnesses, infections and injuries, such as:

  • Cold/flu
  • Strep throat
  • Allergies
  • UTI
  • Rash
  • Musculoskeletal complaints
  • Mental health concerns

Other services available:

  • Women's health, including Pap testing
  • STI testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Lab work, including CBC, mono, cholesterol, etc.
  • Immunizations
  • Physicals
  • Suture removal

  • Cerumen removal
  • Wound care
  • Burn care
  • Titers
  • Wellness Planning
  • Nutrition Planning
  • Fitness Planning
  • Nebulizer treatments

Fees

Health Services are available to all NMC students and employees.

Students who have a campus health fee associated with their program have access to free office visits, TB skin testing, Flu shots, in-office lab testing, nebulizer treatments, suture and cerumen removal and more.

If your program does not have a campus health fee as part of your regular enrollment, you may still access services; however, you will be charged for the office visit and any subsequent services.

A minimal charge will be assessed to all students and employees for laboratory tests, diagnostic tests, immunizations or any services delivered off the NMC campus.

Over-the-counter medications and STI testing are available to all NMC students and employees free of charge through Campus Health.

Required Health and Safety Records

To make completing and updating your health and safety requirements as simple as possible, we’ve partnered with CastleBranch. CastleBranch is a background check and compliance tracking program.

An email will be sent to you with instructions on how to set up your myCB account.

We recommend you use your NMC email address when placing your order to ensure communication for alerts and messages. Your email will become your username for myCB.

The costs for the background check and compliance tracker are automatically added to your NMC student account. Once your myCB account is created and opened, your To-Do list will be visible. 
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Background Check

Your background check is initiated when you create your myCB account. Personal information requested:

  • Full name,
  • Date of birth
  • Social security number
  • Current address
  • Phone number
  • NMC email.
  • Nebraska Child and/or Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry Check
    • Download form, click link and complete online. 
If you are less than 19 years old, you must get notarized parental consent. Notaries on campus are Crystal Lush (501 Center) and Mike Evert (Clark Center).
Drug Screen

Drug Screening

Students who participate in any clinical or fieldwork experiences are required to verify they are drug-free to meet the requirements of the agencies providing the fieldwork/clinical experiences. Drug testing will be done through Campus Health.

When you arrive for your appointment, please bring a photo ID and a parental consent form if you are under 19 years old. 

Call Campus Health at (402) 354-7211 or (402) 354-7260 to schedule an appointment.

Campus Health Policies

The health of our students is very important to success in and out of the classroom. All students must maintain and adhere to our health policies and procedures. All campus health policies can be found here.

These include our policies on Degree- and Certificate-Seeking Students, Health Insurance, Immunizations, Infectious Disease, Return to Clinical/Class/Lab Following Illness or Injury, Student Exposure to Illness, Tuberculosis and Important Forms.

Compliance Checklist

  • Immunizations
  •  Physical Examination
    • Required for all undergraduate students (excluding online-only programs). Download, print and complete the examination form. The form must be signed by a health care provider.
  • BLS/CPR Certification
  • Health Insurance
    • Submit a copy of your current health insurance card or proof of coverage. If your name is not listed on the card (parent/spouse insurance, etc.), obtain a letter of coverage from the insurance company.
  • Drug Screen
    • Drug screens for all local students will be done at the Campus Health Center. Students who are out-of-town or out-of-state can contact Campus Health for other options.
  • Submitting Documents

Immunization Requirements

REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS (Program-specific requirements may vary)

  • Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) | Two doses of MMR vaccine given after the 1st birthday and at least one month apart are required of all students born after 1957.
    OR
    Positive blood tests showing immunity for measles, mumps and rubella.
  • Hepatitis B | A two or three dose series depending on vaccine. (Two doses of heplisav-B at least four weeks apart or a three dose series of engerix-B, recombivax B or twinrix at 0, 1  and 6 months old.)
    AND
    A positive blood test showing immunity for Hepatitis B (Hepatitis B surface antibody)
  • Tdap | One dose of Tdap given within the last 10 years
  • Chicken Pox/Varicella | Two doses of varicella vaccine
    OR
    A positive blood test showing immunity for varicella
    (Disease history is not accepted.)
  • Annual Influenza | Annual seasonal influenza vaccine (during flu season)
  • Tuberculosis Screening (PPD) | Two-step screening:
    Two separate PPD skin tests given and read at least one week apart
    OR
    Two PPD skin tests given within the past twelve months
    OR
    Quantiferon or T-Spot (IGRA testing) given within the past twelve months.
    One annual PPD screening thereafter
    Students with a history of a positive TB skin test must have documentation of a negative chest x-ray completed in the U.S. and documentation of any treatment received.
    AND
    A symptom checklist must be completed annually.
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Immunization Requirements

REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS (Program-specific requirements may vary)

  • Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) | Two doses of MMR vaccine given after the 1st birthday and at least one month apart are required of all students born after 1957.
    OR
    Positive blood tests showing immunity for measles, mumps and rubella.
  • Hepatitis B | A two or three dose series depending on vaccine. (Two doses of heplisav-B at least four weeks apart or a three dose series of engerix-B, recombivax B or twinrix at 0, 1  and 6 months old.)
    AND
    A positive blood test showing immunity for Hepatitis B (Hepatitis B surface antibody)
  • Tdap | One dose of Tdap given within the last 10 years
  • Chicken Pox/Varicella | Two doses of varicella vaccine
    OR
    A positive blood test showing immunity for varicella
    (Disease history is not accepted.)
  • Annual Influenza | Annual seasonal influenza vaccine (during flu season)
  • Tuberculosis Screening (PPD) | Two-step screening:
    Two separate PPD skin tests given and read at least one week apart
    OR
    Two PPD skin tests given within the past twelve months
    OR
    Quantiferon or T-Spot (IGRA testing) given within the past twelve months.
    One annual PPD screening thereafter
    Students with a history of a positive TB skin test must have documentation of a negative chest x-ray completed in the U.S. and documentation of any treatment received.
    AND
    A symptom checklist must be completed annually.
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RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS

  • Meningitis | Required for students living in on-campus housing (or a signed declination) 
  • Gardasil (Human Papillomavirus) | Recommended for students.

RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS

  • Meningitis | Required for students living in on-campus housing (or a signed declination) 
  • Gardasil (Human Papillomavirus) | Recommended for students.

Important Forms

Students must submit completed health forms as soon as possible so required immunizations can be verified. Health forms can be found below.

Students must have all requirements completed for entry into classes/clinicals.

For questions or clarification, please contact Crystal Lush at (402) 354-7211

Completed forms must be uploaded into the CastleBranch compliance tracker (myCB).