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BJC will be giving out free flu shots at the below locations and times:

BJH will be holding a public flu shot campaign from September 30 through October 4 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the main lobby of Barnes-Jewish south campus.

 

September 30 to October 4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Center for Advanced Medicine--3rd Floor Lobby-this location has pediatric nurses for kid's shots.

 

Barnes West will also have shots 9am to 3pm on Sunday, September 29-it's on Olive and in the doctor's building behind the hospital.

Student Health Services

Fontbonne students can receive medical care at several different facilities in the area around the campus.Whichever facility you choose, take your Fontbonne ID and insurance card with you to the appointment.
 
Southside Family Practice is located in the doctors' building of St. Mary's Health Center at 1031 Bellevue, Suite 280, St. Louis, MO 63117,(1/2 mile east of Big Bend Blvd.and south of Clayton Rd.). Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 am-4 pm; Friday 8 am-3 pm. You must identify yourself as a Fontbonne student when you schedule an appointment by calling 314-647-9444. Take your Fontbonne ID and insurance card with you to the appointment.
 
Concentra Urgent Care is located in midtown at 6726 Manchester Rd., St. Louis, MO 63139. The facility is open Monday through Friday, 8 am-6 pm. Most health insurance companies are accepted. You can visit their website to find other locations and later hours. Their website is www.concentraurgentcare.com .
 
The closest Walgreens Take Care Clinic located at 2401 S. Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood MO 63144. It is approximately 2.3 miles from the university near Litzsinger Rd. and Brentwood  Blvd. Take Care Clinics are open 7 days including evenings & weekends. They take most insurance plans. Prescriptions are written when necessary. They have certified Take Care Nurse Practitioners on staff.

Please contact Fontbonne University's Student Affairs Office for more information about Student Health Services.

Please contact Fontbonne University's Student Affairs Office for more information about Student Health Services.

Student Affairs Office

Medaille Hall- First Level
314-889-1411 (Phone)
314-889-4565 (Fax)

Free Online Mental Health Screening & Info

ULifeline is a confidential, online resource center for college student mental health and emotional well being. Explore ULifeline to find answers to your questions about mental health, learn the signs and symptoms of emotional problems, take the mental health assessment Self E-valuator and find services on your campus.
Let's face it, life isn't always easy. On top of juggling school, work, family and a social life, you may deal with concerns such a stress, home sickness, and depression.
Fontbonne provides free brief personal counseling (from one to ten sessions) to help you face your challenges. We also offer counseling for roommates and couples.
Referrals to off-campus counseling resources are available upon request.

All counseling participants must be currently taking classes at Fontbonne University.

To schedule an appointment with a licensed professional counselor call (314) 889-4516, email masaro@fontbonne.edu, or stop by the student affairs office in Medaille Hall, first floor.

Students Helping Students

If you observe or know of a fellow Fontbonne student who is in distress and you are worried for his or her safety, please do the following:

  • If the risk is immediate and/or for an emergency, call Public Safety at 314-889-4596 or 911 (for off-campus emergencies).

During office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • Call or come by the Student Affairs office (314-889-1411, First floor Medaille Hall)

After hours: Evenings and weekends

  • Contact Public Safety (314-889-4596). For an off-campus emergency call 911.
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Tuberculosis Information

Learn more about Tuberculosis, the screening process, and Fontbonne University's policy regarding student and employee screening.

Tuberculosis Screening and New Students

Learn more about the Tuberculosis screening requirements of all new students – domestic and international, commuter and residential.

Tuberculosis Screening and New Employees

Learn more about the Tuberculosis screening requirements of all new employees.

Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire

Take the Tuberculosis screening questionnaire.

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All international students applying to the university are required to have immunizations to complete the application requirements.

International students living in off campus housing are required to have the following vaccines:

  1. Mumps
  2. Tuberculosis screening (PPD) (MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE USA)

International students living in university sponsored housing are required to have the following vaccines:

  1. Mumps Meningitis
  2. Tuberculosis screening (PPD) (MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE USA)

 

Fall Vaccination Clinic

Tuesday, August 19, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Located on the first floor of Medaille Hall.

Tuberculosis readings are on Thursday, August 21, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

IMPORTANT:  Failure to receive the required immunizations or submit documentation from your country jeopardizes your housing but does not alleviate your contract responsibilities with Fontbonne University Department of Residential Life. Students will not be allowed to register for classes in the following semester if the required vaccination documents are not provided. 

If you do not receive the required vaccinations, you will not be allowed to attend classes for the current semester. If you do not attend classes, your immigration record will be negatively affected.

 

Immunization Costs

  1. $28.00 - Tuberculin Test (TB/PPD) - This 2 part screening that CAN NOT be received outside the United States and WILL NOT be accepted if received outside the United States.
  2. $148.00 - Meningococcal vaccine - This is for meningitis and can be received in your country.
  3. $95.00 - Mumps vaccine - The MMR vaccine of mumps, measles and rubella is acceptable and can be received in your country.

If you failed to keep your scheduled appointment vaccination, costs will still be applied to your student account, and you will be responsible for payment.

University insurance will cover the MMR and Menactra vaccinations. Univeristy insured students must pay a $20 co-pay for the tuberculosis skin test at the time the vaccination is administered. Students with Atena Insurance must file a claim with Atena for reimbursement.

Immunization Requirements for International Students

Fontbonne University mandates that all international students attending University meet the vaccinations policy requirements set by the institution and by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for Missouri institutions of higher education.

 

Commuting International Students

Mumps

Tuberculosis screening (PPD) (MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE USA)

  • All new international students living off campus must provide evidence that they are free oftuberculosis with a screening and be immunized for mumpsTuberculosis screening tests (TB/PPD) will not be accepted if received out of the United States. Additional medical attention is required if a student has a positive tuberculosis screening. The additional medical attention is necessary and requires a chest x-ray. It is the student's responsibility to provide the univeristy with written documentation that this x-ray and the follow up medical attention has been received.
  • See Tuberculosis Screening for more information.
  • You will receive information on the immunization clinic that will be on campus after your arrival in the United States. Contact a staff member in the Student Affairs Office to find out more information.
  • The Mumps and Meningococcal vaccine can be received in your home country 30 days prior to arriving for new student orientation.
  • Do not take vaccines in your home country after these dates:
    • Summer Session: April 10
    • Fall Session: July 10
    • Spring Session: December 1

 

How to Send Your Medical Information

Carla Hickman
Fontbonne University
Student Affairs
6800 Wydown Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63105

 

Vaccination Clinic

Information on the immunization clinic that will be on campus, will be provided after you arrive in the United States. Contact a staff member in the Student Affairs Office to find out more information – call 314-889-1411.

 

International Students Living in University Sponsored Housing

Mumps

Meningitis

Tuberculosis screening (PPD) (MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE USA)

  • As part of the housing application process, you are required to have the above three immunizations. If you live in university sponsored housing you must meet the immunization requirements.
  • Additional medical attention is required if a resident student has a positive tuberculosis screening. This additional medical attention is necessary and requires a chest x-ray. It is the resident student's responsibility to provide the university with written documentation that this x-ray and the follow up medical attention has been received.
  • See Tuberculosis Screening for more information.
  • Meningococcal vaccine for meningitis (Menactra).
  • Mumps - MMR (childhood combination of mumps, measles, rubella) is acceptable.
  • The Mumps and Meningococcal vaccine can be received in your home country 30 days prior to arriving for new student orientation.
  • Do not take vaccines in your home country after these dates:
    • Summer Session: April 10
    • Fall Session: July 10
    • Spring Session: December 1

 

How to Send Your Medical Information

Carla Hickman
Fontbonne University
Student Affairs
6800 Wydown Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63105

 

Vaccination Clinic

Information on the immunization clinic that will be on campus, will be provided after you arrive in the United States. Contact a staff member in the Student Affairs Office to find out more information – call 314-889-1411.

Insurance and Medical Health Requirements for Athletes

All students participating in intercollegiate athletics must verify to the Athletic Department that they have adequate medical insurance and are in sound physical condition. A student’s physical condition will be determined by the team physician or designee prior to competition through a physical examination. Ongoing observation will be monitored by the coaching staff, athletic training staff, and team physician. Insurance verification needs to be documented. The university does not carry primary medical insurance on any student. Additionally, any student participating in intercollege athletics must complete the necessary paperwork in order to practice or compete. Furthermore, every student must be declared academically and athletically eligible by standards set by Fontbonne University and the NCAA.

 

Insurance Information for American Students

All students are highly recommended to have appropriate and adequate health insurance coverage. No plan is sponsored or endorsed by the university. A list of potential insurance providers is available at Healthcare.gov. Again, Fontbonne is not affiliated with these providers and is simply providing these links as a courtesy for students and their families to consider as potential options.

 

Insurance Information for International Students

All international students accepted for study at Fontbonne University are required to carry medical/health insurance by an American insurance company selected by Fontbonne University. Students are automatically enrolled in the insurance plan upon enrollment at the university. The insurance program is administered by Summit America. For details regarding health insurance coverage with Summit America please visit the Fontbonne-specific, Summit America website. Information includes:

  1. Detailed overview of insurance coverage.
  2. Insurance costs. 
  3. Dependent insurance.
  4. Insurance for students on OPT.
  5. Printable insurance ID card.
  6. How to read an Explanation of Benefits (EOB).

Exemption: Government sponsored students are exempt from enrolling in the requisite insurance program as stated above.  All new government sponsored students must show proof of insurance within the first two weeks of arrival to Fontbonne.  Failure to do so will result in student being automatically enrolled in a university sponsored insurance program.

 

Insurance Brochure

Download Fontbonne University's insurance brochure (pdf, 438.21KB).

 

Find a Doctor

Visit MultiPlan to search for a doctor in your area, you may also search by language spoken by the doctor.

 

Questions? Contact Summit America.

Debbie Burgin
800-955-1991 – extension 7455
dburgin@ascensionins.com

Immunization Requirements

First Time Domestic and International Residents

As part of the housing application process, you are required to have the following three immunizations. If you live in university sponsored housing you must meet the immunization requirements.

International students - failure to receive the required immunizations or submit documentation from your country may jeopardize your housing assignment but does not alleviate your contract responsibilities with Fontbonne University Department of Residential Life. Students will not be allowed to register for classes in the following term if the required vaccination documents are not provided. If you do not attend classess, your immigration record will be negatively affectedDomestic students - If you fail to fulfill this requirement, you will not be allowed to check into university housing or attend classes for the following academic term.

  • Tuberculosis screening (TB) - cannot be older than 6 months prior to moving onto campus AND cannot be received outside of the United States. It is a 2 part screening- inoculation then read by a medical professional 48 hours later.
  • Additional medical attention is required if a resident student has a positive tuberculosis screening. This additional medical attention is necessary and requires a chest x-ray. It is the resident student's responsibility to provide the university with written documentation that this x-ray and the follow up medical attention has been received.
  • See Tuberculosis Screening for more information.
  • Meningococcal vaccine for meningitis (Menactra).
  • Mumps - MMR (childhood combination of mumps, measles, rubella) is acceptable.
  • ALL International Students - Information on the immunization clinic that will be on campus, will be provided after you arrive in the United States. Contact a staff member in the Student Affairs Office to find out more information – call 314-889-1411.

 

Additional Information

All first time housing residents should check with their personal doctor, Urgent Care or County Health department to meet the immunization requirements. International resident students will have an opportunity to receive any missing immunizations after you arrive on campus. Any domestic student living in campus sponsored housing may be included in the vaccination clinic.

Immunization Costs will be applied to your student account. Payment is made in the Business Office. Prices to be determined and are subject to change without notification.

The Department of Residential Life requests a photo copy of your health insurance card, along with a copy of your immunization documents from a clinic or physician's office to the Resident Medical Form (pdf). This form along with your immunizations must be in the Residential Life office by AUGUST 1 for the fall semester residents, and by JANUARY 1 for the spring semester residents.

How to Send Your Medical Information

                                            Fontbonne University
                                            Department of Residential Life
                                            6800 Wydown Blvd.
                                            Saint Louis, MO 63105