Nursing Services and After Hours Care

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Nursing services are available at the Garrison-Foster Health Center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends from noon to 8 p.m. during the academic year. Registered Nurses are available to answer questions, evaluate injuries and illness, provide treatment, and administer immunizations. Our staff can refer students to a counselor, practitioner, athletic trainer, or local hospital if necessary. 

Walk-ins are always welcome at the nursing station. You can also schedule an appointment with a nurse by calling (207) 859-4460. Nurses can assist you with the following concerns and many more:

 

Illness

  • Cold and influenza management
  • Respiratory treatments
  • Evaluation of strep throat
  • Evaluation of ear infections

Injury

  • Evaluation of sprains and strains
  • Injury management
  • Evaluation of head injuries
  • Moist heat or ice application
  • Wound care

General Wellness

  • Immunization administration
  • Health education
  • Mental health concerns
  • Substance abuse concerns

Sexual Health

  • Birth control
  • Emergency contraception
  • Urinary tract infections