Health and Wellness

Health & Wellness Office Our Vision is to hold student health as a priority by providing comprehensive health care to educate, support and encourage students how to achieve a lifetime of optimum health and total wellness encompassing body, mind and spirit.

Our Mission is to provide the Schreiner University community with personal and confidential quality health care in a caring and engaging environment, and to encourage healthier lifestyle choices through health and wellness education, programming and services.

Our Goal is for each student to achieve maximum academic success by achieving and maintaining maximum mental and physical health.

Schreiner University Health & Wellness offers many services directed at education and wellness, as well as to assist students when they are injured or sick.  Information regarding health, nutrition, and  prevention of illness and disease is presently available throughout the year.  Watch for flyers around campus.  Interest in additional programs for your group should be brought to the attention of Health and Wellness.

Information regarding numerous health-related matters is available from Health and Wellness.  Our waiting area is well stocked with pamphlets relating to all areas of health and wellness.  The staff is ready to assist with any needs or questions students may have.  Staff is available to discuss any specific concerns or requests for information.  All health records and discussions with the staff, nurse or doctor are private and confidential.


New Meningococcal Vaccine State Law Update as of October 1, 2013:

All *entering students 22 years or younger must have received the meningococcal vaccination within the past five years and
● 10 days prior to moving onto campus
● 10 days prior to the first day of classes or participation in University activities (athletics, etc.)

*By definition, “entering students” includes all students new to Schreiner University and includes those students who have had a break in enrollment of at least one fall or spring semester from any college or university including as a student at Schreiner University.

The Health and Wellness Center requests the vaccination certification be submitted at least 15 days prior to the earliest date to allow adequate time for processing: either moving on to campus or first day of classes or participation in University activities (athletics, etc.).

~~IMPORTANT~~
Requirements as of October 1, 2013
New Meningococcal Vaccine Requirement
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The Health & Wellness Center
is located in the Mountaineer Fitness Center [map]
CMB 6250, 2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, TX 78028-5697
phone: (830) 792-7279 * fax: (830) 792-0721
email: health@schreiner.edu

HOURS
9am - 5pm Monday thru Friday
(except holidays)

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FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: Dial 911
You may need to dial 9 for an outside line depending on the phone you are using.  Medical Emergencies include such life threatening conditions as:
• Difficulty breathing
• Major injury
• Severe bleeding that won't stop
• Unconsciousness or drug overdose
• Convulsions that will not stop


AFTER HOURS CARE
In the event of minor problems, care needs can be discussed with your residence hall director or assistant. If the problem requires medical intervention, you can call your personal doctor or the doctor on call for:

The Franklin Clinic at 830-792-5800
Peterson Community Care Clinic 830-258-7900
Peterson Regional Medical Center at 830-896-4200


 
Health Insurance Requirement:


All international students are REQUIRED to provide to the Health & Wellness Clinic proof of  existing health insurance coverage each year while enrolled at Schreiner University prior to the first day of class of each semester.

Nursing students are REQUIRED to be insured under a health care plan and must provide proof to the nursing program administration.

All Schreiner students are highly encouraged to be covered under a health care plan.

Please call Health and Wellness at 830-792-7279 for any assistance required.

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