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Incoming & Current Students

Bring a first aid kit including:

  • Band-Aids or other adhesive bandages
  • antibiotic ointment
  • elastic bandage
  • thermometer

Recommended Over-The-Counter Medications

  • Ibuprofen
  • Tylenol
  • Pepto-Bismol
  • antihistamines
  • decongestants
  • antacids

When bringing prescription medications:

  • Bring enough to last until you can return home to refill or transfer your prescription information to our local pharmacy.

Student Health Services carries some prescription medication.

Have your prescription insurance card on file at either of the following pharmacies:

Area Pharmacies

Name Address Phone Fax
Rite Aid 1500 Edgemont Ave., Chester, PA 19013 610-874-7600 610-874-7396
Walmart Pharmacy 1570 Chester Pike, Eddystone, PA 19022 610-447-1871 610-447-1873
CVS Pharmacy 1306 MacDade Blvd., Woodlyn, PA 19094 610-521-7011 610-521-7941

Always carry a copy of personal health insurance and prescription card.

Call the member services phone number on the back of the card if you need a duplicate. Understand your plan's rules for referrals and out-of-network care for specialist referrals and diagnostic tests.

Know if you need a referral for different types of specialized care (i.e. X-rays, specialist visits).

Medical alert bracelet/necklace

Recommended for diabetes, seizure history, medication allergies, or other significant medical conditions. Ordering brochures available in the Student Health Center and at most pharmacies and provider's offices.