After Hours Care
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY CALL 911.
Students should go to any local urgent care clinic or hospital emergency room.
Three area hospitals are located within a three-mile radius of the health center:
Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital (.9 miles from the Russell House)
Taylor at Marion St.
Providence Hospital (2 miles)
2435 Forest Dr.
Palmetto Health Richland Hospital (2.75 miles)
5 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Urgent Care Clinics:
|Doctor's Care (2.6 miles)
977 Knox Abbott Drive
Cayce SC 29033
|Doctor's Care (3.2 miles)
511 Beltline Blvd.
Columbia SC 29205
|Doctor's Care (4 miles)
4500 Forest Drive, Suite A
Columbia SC 29206
**The student health fee does not cover services received at any outside facility.
On-Campus Urgent Medical Calls
During fall and spring semesters, SHS Emergency Medical Technicians are on call 24/7 to respond to the scene of all campus 911 calls. Between May 25, 2012 and August 1, 2012, our First Responders will be on duty 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Our First Responders will return to 24/7 coverage August 2, 2012.
When you dial 911 from a campus land line, the USC Police Department receives your call. They dispatch the USC Police, Richland County EMS and the Student Health Services Emergency Medical Technician on call.
If you need to contact USC Police with a non-emergency issue, call (803) 777-4215.
24/7 Sexual Assault/Violence & Psychological Counselors On Call
24/7 Sexual Assault/Violence On-Call Counselor
If you experience sexual assault or violent situation and need the assistance of the Student Health Services on-call counselor, call the USC Police Department at (803) 777-4215. They will connect you with them.
24/7 Urgent Care Psychological/Counseling Advocates
If you have an urgent need to speak with a behavioral health professional, or are in need of weekend assessment, call 911 or the Richland Springs Hospital help line at (803) 434-4813. If you are unable to call, go to the nearest emergency room.