•Examination and treatment for illness and minor injury
•Over-the-counter and prescriptive medications
•Allergy* and other injections
•Sexually transmitted disease testing*
•Referrals to specialists if needed
*All allergy injections and lab tests, with the exception of dip stick urinalysis, pregnancy tests and throat swabs must be done during physician hours, 8-9 a.m., Monday–Friday. Students must be checked in at the Health Center no later than 8:30 am.
Fees for services at the Health Center are minimal and billed to the student account:
•Lab tests: An off campus lab will bill either the student’s health insurance, the student’s parent, or the student directly with the name of the Lab test performed and the fee. A minimal fee for lab collection will be charged to the student’s Lawrence account.
•Medication, prescribed by the physician and not stocked at the Health Center, will be ordered from a local pharmacy. If health insurance is used, the co-pay will be charged to the student’s Lawrence account. If the student is not covered by health insurance, the full amount will be charged to the student’s account.
•Injections are free if you supply the medication.
Consumer Prescription Center located at 2310 West College Ave. (Appleton) will assist our students with their prescriptions. It is a full service pharmacy and will make a daily delivery of prescriptions to campus. To transfer prescriptions please contact Consumer Prescription Center at 920-739-9232. Have your prescription number (Rx #), your current pharmacy name and its phone number ready. Be sure to let Consumer Prescription Center know that you are a Lawrence Student and would like the prescription delivered to the Lawrence campus. Then, notify the Health Center that your insurance information needs to be faxed to CPC (please make sure the health center has your most up-to-date health and prescription insurance cards).
Once established with Consumer Prescription Center, the student is responsible for calling in refills (check the medication bottle for number of refills available). You will need to provide your name, date of birth, prescription (Rx) number (usually located in left upper corner of prescription label); tell them you are a Lawrence student and would like the prescription delivered to the Lawrence campus. Consumer Prescription Center has a 24 hour / 7 day a week answering system so you may call in a refill at any hour. Refills must be called in by 11:00am for same day delivery. For help with new prescriptions, please feel free to stop at the Health Center to talk to the nurse. Contact Health Services with any questions or concerns.
**Please note: Consumer Prescription Center does not deliver when classes are not in session.**
Appointments and Transportation
Family Care Providers
There are five family care providers who come to the Landis Health Center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Students must be checked in at the Health Center no later than 8:30 a.m. in order to see the doctor. Dr. Aaron Douglas is the health center’s medical director, and is from Primary Care Associates Clinic along with Dr. Stephen Fuller and Dr. Douglas Meyer. Dr. Dave Anderla and Dr. Kelli Heindel are associated with ThedaCare Physicians. No appointment is needed. The students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no money exchanged at the Health Center. The cost for the doctor appointment is $8. Strep tests, pregnancy tests and urine dipstick tests are done at the health center. This cost will be applied to your student account. All other labs are sent to the physicians’ laboratory and can be covered by insurance or private pay. These expenses will not be placed on the student’s account. You will receive a bill from the clinic with the name of the test(s) and the cost.
Dr. Janine Buffo, board-certified family physician from ThedaCare of Menasha, comes to the Landis Health Center one or two Tuesdays a month when classes are in session. She has two appointment times (9 and 9:30 a.m.). The cost of the exam is around $100 (with an additional $120 to $500 for lab specimens depending on what tests are to be done). Please check your insurance coverage prior to making an appointment, and bring a copy of your insurance to the appointment.
Dr. Buffo's appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call Health Services for information on scheduling an appointment
Campus Safety staff will ONLY assist (when they are able) with off campus EMERGENCY doctor and dentist appointments. Campus Safety will not leave campus between the hours of 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. and 4–6 p.m. Check with the residence life personnel in your hall or house for the bus schedules or Appleton taxi services; or ask a friend with a vehicle before asking for assistance from Security. You MUST notify the nurse of your need for transportation, and it MUST be an emergency.