Health Services offers acute care for illnesses and minor accidents, chronic care for individuals with conditions that require monitoring, immunizations, laboratory testing, pharmacy delivery, specialist referrals, women's health and health education. Services are provided by a team of nurse practitioners and physicians from NHCC Medical Associates, which is a Lifespan physician group.
All undergraduate students are eligible to utilize Health Services. Faculty and staff are welcome for minor acute problems that occur during work hours.
Most primary care services are free for full-time students, although students are responsible for the cost of prescription drugs, immunizations and some medical supplies. Students should bring their Salve Regina ID and proof of prescription insurance to all visits.
Health Services works with Newport Hospital to assist students during non-office hours. In emergency situations, students should go to the Newport Hospital emergency room or call 911 or the University's emergency line at (401) 341-2325.
Health information is confidential and cannot be released without written permission, except upon court order, as required by law or as required, in our judgment, to protect you or others from immediate physical danger.