Current Health Service Information

Current Update 4-24-2020

At this time, for the safety of students and staff, Health Service will not be seeing students for in person appointments.

Students on campus who need to be seen for an in person appointment, will need to use local resources, some of which are listed on the St Olaf Health Service website.  Call ahead, some clinics may be closed or restricting visits.  You should wear a cloth mask when going to local clinics.  If you are experiencing an on campus urgent medical need, call Public Safety at 507-786-3666 or for an emergency call 911.

Students on campus may call Health Service at 507-786-3063 M-F 9:00 am-3:00pm or message through the student health portal for questions related to making an appointment locally or with other questions related to their health care.

Northfield Hospital and Clinics has provided a COVID-19 recorded Information Line at 507-646-1919.  If you are experiencing symptoms of fever or respiratory illness like a cough or shortness of breath, remain in your residence and call the COVID-19 Nurse Triage line at 507-646-1494, M-F 8am-5pm.  After hours, call the Emergency Department at 507-646-1100.  You will need to identify yourself as a St. Olaf student.  Other Testing Locations. Self-care handouts for cold, flu, seasonal allergies, and COVID-19 are located under the Education tab on the student health portal.

At this time, pharmacy deliveries to campus have been cancelled.  Check with pharmacies for mail delivery options. Please contact Health Service if you are experiencing difficulty with picking up your medications.

For students who need medications prescribed by Health Service filled through May, please contact your pharmacy for refills and they will send Health Service an escript request.  At this time, we do not have access to fax.

We understand that this is a challenging and stressful time for you. Like other areas of campus, we are coordinating to respond as best we can to this rapidly changing and challenging public health condition.  We look forward to welcoming you back through our doors!