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Wabash College Student Health Center

The Wabash College Student Health Center is located on the second floor of the Allen Athletics Center.
PHONE: (765) 361-6265  -  FAX: (765) 361-6269

HOURS:  The nurse, Christine Amidon, RN, BSN, NCSN, will be in the Student Health Center from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday every day that school is in session. Dr. Scott Douglas ‘84 and Dr. John Roberts ‘83 see students from 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call for an appointment when possible at the number above. You may also contact Mrs. Amidon at amidonc@wabash.edu. Please note that your message may not be picked up the day you send it.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, help is available.
Please call 911 or 1-800-273-8255 (283-TALK) or text “HOME” to 741741.

For more information, please the Wabash College Counseling Center web page.

If you have COVID-19 symptoms - new cough, fever, congestion, sore throat, severe headache/body aches, severe fatigue, new loss of taste/smell, vomiting/diarrhea/abdominal pain - please email covid19testing@wabash.edu to schedule an appointment. 

Campus-Wide Flu Shot Clinics - Allen Athletics and Recreation Center

Friday, Sept. 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Chadwick)

Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Knowling)

Monday, October 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Knowling)

If you have an urgent need for medical care outside of the Student Health Center hours (8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) that you feel can’t wait until normal Health Center hours:

  • Monday-Friday: Call the private medical practice of Dr. Douglas & Dr. Roberts at 765-362-5789. Press “9” to speak to a staff member, and tell them you are a Wabash College student. Their office is in the Franciscan Physician Network location at 1640 Crawfordsville Square Drive (in the mall where Kroger supermarket is located on the south side of Crawfordsville).

  • Evenings and weekends: St. Vincent/Ascension Urgent Care at 1684 Bush Lane (near Planet Fitness). Their number is 765-365-9500. Their hours are from 8:00am-8:00pm Monday-Friday, and 8:00am-5:00pm on weekends. We do NOT recommend the API clinic, next to Taco Bell.

  • For an emergency, Franciscan Health Crawfordsville Hospital is located at 1710 Lafayette Avenue (231 North). The hospital’s phone number is 765-362-2800. Always call 911 if the situation is emergent — uncontrolled bleeding, unconscious person, prolonged seizures, difficulty breathing, etc.

  • For non-urgent conditions (sore throat, cough, skin infection, minor injury, etc.), urgent care or Dr. Roberts & Douglas’ office is more cost-effective.


OTHER HEALTH NEEDS:

Dental and vision care are not covered by most U.S. health insurance, and can be expensive. These offices have indicated willingness to work with our students:

Dentists:

  • Dr. Dane Mishler is three blocks from campus at 380 West Market Street. Phone 765-362-1906.
  • Dr. Scott Frey is on the east side of town - you will need transportation to 506 Corda Boulevard. Phone 765-362-3333.

International students MAY qualify for services at the Dr. Mary Ludwig Free Clinic—you can phone them at 765-362-3244 for more information. They are located at 816 S. Mill Street.

Eye Doctors:

  • WalMart Optical is the most cost-effective option at 1835 U.S. 231 South. Phone 765-361-0598.
  • Norman & Miller Eye Care—Dr. Andrew Gilman is a Wabash alumnus at 408 West Market Street (behind Dollar General). Phone 765-362-4893.
  • Sugar Creek Eye Care is within walking distance downtown at 109 East Main Street. Phone 765-362-2706.
  • Dr. Karen Ledgerwood is on the near east side of downtown at 502 East Main Street. Phone 765-362-8606.

OTHER STUDENT HEALTH CENTER INFORMATION

General Information and Required Forms

Sexual Health and STI Information

Counseling and testing are available through the Student Health Center. Please make an appointment.

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases