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Welcome to Health Services

The Health Services staff welcomes you to Carson-Newman! One of the best ways to be successful in college is to be healthy. We are here to help you improve your health as well as to treat illnesses that may occur. The health clinic director, a registered nurse (RN), oversees the health clinic and works closely with a family nurse practitioner (FNP) to provide daily convenient appointments or telephone triage services. The health clinic medical director (MD) is available to the RN and FNP for consultation and has clinic hours one day a week for student visits. There is no cost for visits with the RN, FNP, or MD. Diagnostic studies and medications needed will be paid for by the student.

The Wellness Center is open from 8-4:30, with the last walk-in clinic appointment taken at 3:30. If you are feeling sick or just “under the weather”, feel free to call the clinic at 471-3350 and schedule an appointment .

For online health news, tips to stay healthy, and pics of fellow CN students, see our magazine, Student Health 101.

Click here to check out Student Health 101

http://readsh101.com/cn.html

 

Kimberly Sexton, BSN, RN

University Nurse, Health Services Director

ksexton@cn.edu

 Clinic Phone: 865-471-3350

Clinic Fax: 865-471-4411

Hours: 8-4:30 Monday through Friday, with last clinic visit taken at 3:30

Closed on college holidays and throughout the summer
Located on the corner of S. College Street and Russell Avenue (next to Burnett Hall)

After Hours Care
If urgent medical care is needed by residential students after hours, students should contact the security officer on duty by calling 865-548-9067. The local hospital emergency department operates 24 hours per day. It is located on the west end of Hwy. 11-E:


Tennova Jefferson Memorial Hospital

110 Hospital Drive, Jefferson City, TN 37760

865-471-250

If non urgent medical care is needed by residential students after hours, students may choose to seek medical attention at:

Jefferson Family Physicians

150 W. Price Rd.

Dandridge, TN 37725

865-397-2897

Walk in Hours:

Monday-Friday 2pm-8pm

Saturday 10am-6pm

 

 

Emergency Contacts
Daytime Health Services 865-471-3350
24 hour security cell phone 865-548-9067
If a life threatening emergency is suspected, call 911

Resources:

If you are experiencing Vomiting or Diarrhea you may find this handout helpful: Vomiting.docx

If you are experiencing Common Cold Symptoms you may find this handout helpful: respiratory_viral_illness.pdf 

 

 

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