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Thomson Student Health Center1409 Devine St.
Columbia, SC 29208
Current Health Topics
• Immunization Record Form Information
• Meningitis prevention
• Insurance Tips
Uninterrupted Prescription Coverage
To allow uninterrupted prescription coverage during breaks throughout the year (winter break, summer break, etc.), students with the University-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan through AIG can click here to renew their coverage. Once in the site, enter your e-mail address and password, then click the "renewal" button for the upcoming semester.
• MRSA Information
• Ebola Updates
There has been a recent outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in parts of West Africa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a Level 3 Travel Warning advising against nonessential travel to Guinea and Sierra Leone. Level 2 Travel Warning for Liberia. Please be advised of this situation if you are considering traveling to West Africa or the surrounding areas.
If you are traveling from West Africa, the CDC asks returning travelers to be aware of any change in their health. For students, faculty and staff who have recently traveled to these countries, please be aware of the symptoms of the Ebola virus disease. Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to the virus, though 8-10 days is most common.
If you are coming to the University of South Carolina campus and have recently been to the affected areas, call 803-212-8004 and inform us about your recent travel and potential exposure before you arrive to USC’s campus (or go to a doctor’s office or emergency room) to prevent potential transmission to others. Please make sure to wear a mask upon entry to any medical facility and report your recent travel history to medical personnel.
USC’s Student Health Services staff is closely monitoring the information being disseminated by the CDC, has a plan in place in the event an Ebola case is identified and is in contact with the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control for further updates.For a Q&A and more information about Ebola, visit http://www.cdc.gov.
Student Health Services
If you are dealing with issues involving assault, sexual misconduct or dating violence, know that there are several people here at USC who want to help. The University's goal is to create a community that is free of sexual misconduct, discrimination, and harassment of any form.
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