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Potsdam Prepared: Fall 2021 Updates

Student Health Services

For your protection and ours, you will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status in Student Health Services. Let's work together to keep each other healthy.

COVID-19 Links

  • SUNY Covid Testing
  • Medical Exemption form for COVID-19

    • Please keep in mind that if your medical exemption request is approved that you will not be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once approved by the FDA. However, you may not be able to attend certain classes or activities that require a COVID-19 vaccine.

    • Please upload your completed form using this secure link.

  • Religious Exemption form for COVID-19

    • Please keep in mind that if your religious exemption request is approved that you will not be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once approved by the FDA. However, you may not be able to attend certain classes or activities that require a COVID-19 vaccine.

    • Please upload your completed form using this secure link.

  • Temporary Accommodation Application for COVID -19

    • Every student who is NOT fully vaccinated upon arrival to campus will need to complete this information.

    • You are considered 'fully vaccinated' 2 weeks after you complete your COVID-19 vaccine series. For example, if you were vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you are fully vaccinated 2 weeks after you receive 1 dose. If you received Pfizer or Moderna, you are fully vaccinated 2 weeks after your 2nd dose.

General Links

Have a general question or concern?

You can now ‘Ask a Healthcare Provider’ through the Student Health Portal. Simply select the ‘Messages’ Tab and choose ‘Ask a Healthcare Provider’ and someone will respond to you shortly. If this is an emergency, please contact University Police at (315) 267-2222.

 

Hours of Operation

  • School Year (when classes are in session): Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer and School Breaks: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m

Location: First floor of Van Housen Hall

Mission

Student Health Services mission at SUNY Potsdam is to create a safe and welcoming environment to provide culturally competent and inclusive healthcare for ALL students. We will collaborate with students to identify and meet their individual goals, identify barriers to learning and empower them to develop a personal wellness program that lays the foundation for a healthy life.

When We Are Closed

The Urgent Care Center  
49 Lawrence Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676     
Phone: (315) 261-5525

St. Lawrence Health Systems
Emergency Room
50 Leroy Street
Potsdam, NY 13676     
Phone: (315) 265-3300

 

Medication Delivery / Transportation Options

There are several ways that students can get off campus or have medications delivered to them. Please read the following for more information.

Medication Delivery Options

Kinney Drugs: Call to arrange a time/place to meet the delivery person.

  • Market St. (near ‘Big Lots’) - (315) 265-2770
  • Maple St. (near Clarkson) - (315) 262-0529

Please Note:

  • Be prepared to pay for the prescription- credit cards are accepted.
  • There is no delivery fee for prescriptions but there is for over-the-counter medication.
  • Only available Monday-Friday.
  • Must contact Kinney Drugs before noon to be delivered that same day.
  • Call before 10 a.m. for same-day service if the prescription is being transferred from another pharmacy.

Transportation Options

  • ADK Wellness Connections – Access to Care Program (Medicaid)
    • Select ‘Get Connected’ ~ St. Lawrence County
    • Submit the Online Form and a Case Worker will reach out to you.
    • Or call (315) 261-4760 x229
      Will help arrange transportation for a medical appointment in advance or ongoing appointments.
  • Volunteer Transportation Center –  (315) 714-2034
    Will help arrange transportation for a medical appointment in advance or ongoing appointments.
  • Bear Shuttle: See bus schedule for pickup times/locations which include CPH
  • LYFT
  • Uber
  • Potsdam Taxi – (315) 268-8868
    Operates:
    • Mon.-Wed: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Thurs: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Fri./Sat.: 8 a.m. - 3 a.m.
    • Sunday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Ride with a Friend