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Health Alert

Eastern University is monitoring the spread of the coronavirus, 2019-nCoV or COVID-19.

The Student Health Center is located on the Ground floor of Doane A.

Appointments at EU

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, EU is taking steps to safely serve our community. Please be advised we are not accepting any walk-in visits at this time. Call the Health Center to schedule your appointment. Phone triage visits are also available via Telehealth. We thank you for your understanding and will assist you as much as possible in this process.

How to Schedule Your Appointment Via Telehealth

  1. Download Zoom to your personal device.
  2. Call the Health Center at 610-341-5955 to schedule your appointment.
  3. Await email confirmation for EU Telehealth. The email will contain your consent form, appointment link and password. Please note consent forms must be completed prior to appointment.
  4. At your scheduled appointment time, open your email confirmation containing your Zoom link and password. Enter the appointment by clicking “join meeting”. You will need to use both audio and video functions.

Health Center Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM     (closed 1/2 hour for lunch)
Friday: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Phone: 610-341-5955
Fax: 610-341-5954
Email: healthcenter@eastern.edu

Physician Information:
Dr. Ian Becker, DO.

To locate the Health Center, just walk beyond the ponds on Thomas Drive and Doane is off the left.

Program and Activity-Specific Health Requirements

The student health center health requirements pertain to the general student population.  Students are responsible to have the pre-entrance student health records completed, signed by their physician, and submitted to the student health center.  These forms may be accessed through the health forms link.

Please note that other Eastern University departments, programs, or activities may have different student health related requirements in addition to those required by the student health center.

Wellness Wednesday

EU Tele-Wellness Tour - Wellness Webinar Series

Active AprilFor this week’s Wellness Wednesday, we are encouraging you to get Active for April! As the warmer weather approaches, there is a great opportunity to take advantage of some outdoor exercise! Exercising outside has lots of physical and mental benefits, such as reducing stress, improving your mood, lowering blood pressure, and supplying you with vitamin D. Go for a walk or a run, do some outdoor yoga, and enjoy the sunshine!

Check out this article for more information about why outdoor exercise is good for you!

EU Tele-Wellness Webinar Series & Special Events

Webinar #4 Financial Wellness: March 31

FinancialWednesday 3/31 from 12pm-1pm

In this webinar hosted by Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, you will learn a variety of tips and tricks to jumpstart your financial wellness in multiple areas. This session will cover topics such as: 

  • Benchmarking retirement savings at various ages
  • Jumpstarting your savings if it's not where it needs to be
  • Saving and spending hacks to supercharge your debt elimination
  • Recommended ratios for budgets and large purchases so you avoid excessive debt

Registration Required

Free Online Fitness Fit Friday’s: New Classes Offered Every Friday

Trainer: Austin Carroll (Eastern Alumni), MBA, B.S. Exercise Science, CPT, PES

This class is a 30 minute, bodyweight strength and conditioning class, with new classes released EVERY FRIDAY, led by our experienced online group exercise trainer, Austin Carroll. This class welcomes All Fitness Levels, giving options for beginners as well as elite athletes. No equipment is needed, so you are able to participate from the safety of your dorm, home, or office! 

BEFORE participating in any group exercise class, please be sure to fill out your Physical Activity Readiness-Questionnaire and return it to Damona.wilson@eastern.edu. If you have any questions, please consult with your physician PRIOR to participation. 

View Fit Friday Classes

Flu Shots Available

Flu shots are available at the Student Health Center.

  • Recommended for all students living in residence halls or with chronic conditions like asthma or diabetes.
  • CDC (Center for Disease Control) flu information.
  • Cost is $25 cash, check or can be placed on student accounts
  • Receipts are available for insurance reimbursement
  • No appointment necessary, flu clinics to be announced