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Health and Counseling Services

Health Services

All full-time, Peabody students receive their primary health services from the Johns Hopkins University Student Health and Wellness Center. It provides high quality, confidential heatlh care to students of the Homewood and Peabody campus communities. The clinic is located on the perimeter of the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus at 3003 N. Charles Street, N200.  Enter the SH&WC through the main door located on 31st Street. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 410-516-8270.  The health care staff consists of board certified/eligible physicians, nationally certified nurse practitioners, a licensed nurse, medical assistants/ technologists, and a nurse mid-wife.  They offer a broad range of primary care services including illness & injury, routine gynecologic care, and travel consultation and immunizations.

Hours during Academic Year

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
                                           (closed 11 am- 1 pm on Wednesday)
Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Summer, Homewood Intersession & Spring Break Hours:

Monday & Friday: 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
                                      (closed 12 pm - 1 pm each day)
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

There is always a medical consultant on call for after-hours non-life threatening medical concerns or health problems. Call 410-516-8270 anytime the SH&WC is closed. For medical emergencies, call 911 if off-campus or Peabody Campus Security at 410-234-4600 if on-campus to request an ambulance. Either is correct, but Security can assist Baltimore City Emergency Personnel with finding your location campus location.

Counseling Services

Peabody subscribes to The Johns Hopkins University Counseling and Student Development Center on the Homewood Campus (410-516-8278). Peabody students may make use of this service by visiting the Homewood Campus. For a complete description of this service visit: http://www.jhu.edu/counselingcenter/

For appointments call: 410-516-8278.

After-hours emergency call Campus Security at 410-234-4600.

Health Insurance

Peabody students are required to have adequate health insurance. The University offers a comprehensive health insurance plan in collaboration with the Consolidated Health Plans. For more information about the plan and instructions on enrollment or alternative means of meeting this requirement check Peabody's insurance policy with Consolidated Health Plans AFTER July 1st.

Health Insurance Waiver

To access the Consolidated Health Student Health Online Waiver System, click here AFTER July 1st. 

Health Forms

Johns Hopkins University requires a completed health history/physical form and up-to-date immunizations for all students when they begin a new degree program.

The University requires the following immunizations:

  • All students must have proven immunity to measles, mumps and rubella
  • Meningococcal vaccine or waiver (if living on campus)
  • Students who have lived outside of the US for more than 6 months will need a negative PPD or a negative chest x-ray within one year of registration.

The following vaccines are not required, but are highly recommended:

  • Tetanus-diphtheria
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) if you have not had the disease

New Student Pre-Entrance Health Form 2015
This form MUST be completed before you will be allowed to move into the residence halls or to register for classes.

There is a three-step process to complete the verification of immunization on the health portal.  For health forms and instructions go to http://web1.johnshopkins.edu/shcenter/ - click on “Health Requirements” on left side bar.  YOUR HEALTH FORM MUST BE REVIEWED AND CLEARED BY THE STUDENT HEALTH CENTER NO LATER THAN JULY 1 TO AVOID ANY DELAYS IN REGISTRATION OR MOVE-IN.  

 

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