Student Health Services (SHS) at Simpson support students in meeting their health needs while at college. Whether you need health information, assessment of an illness or injury, assistance making an appointment with a health care provider, or help navigating today’s health care and insurance system, Simpson’s professional nursing staff is here to help. Walk-in, call, or email to contact Student Health Services staff.
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Services we offer:
- Emergency first aid
- Assessment of illness and injury
- Dorm Visits: Feeling too ill to come to us? We will be happy to come to you. We can provide assessment, education, referral, local resources, appointment assistance, chicken soup, crackers, gatorade, etc.
- Referral and appointment assistance to appropriate health care providers (physicians, dentist, immunizations, off-campus-counselors, etc. at the student’s expense)
- Over-the-counter medications and basic medical supplies at no charge. Includes: Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, cold symptom relief, throat lozenges, cough drops, antibiotic ointment, bandages, disposable thermometers, etc.
- Medical equipment: crutches, slings, ace wraps, ice packs, etc.
- Blood pressure screenings
- Health education materials and resources
- Wellness programming and events such as Balance Life and Student Health 101. Check out the Balance Life events page.
- No allergy shots are given at Student Health Services
- Health Form, Emergency Contacts, & Immunization Record
- Immunization Waiver Form
- Release of Medical Records
- International Student TB SCREENING Form
- International Student TB TESTING Form
Indianola Medical Clinics
Students may access medical care in Indianola at one of the following clincis. Students calling for appointments should indentify themselves as a Simpson student and present proof of insurance and photo ID. Money may be needed for a co-pay at the time of the visit.
Indianola Family Medicine/Unity Point
301 E. Hillcrest Ave
Call for appointments
Mon-Thurs: 5 PM-7PM
The Iowa Clinic
1504 N 1st St
Mon-Fri: 7AM-5:30 PM
Urgent Care/Walk-In Appointments:
Mon-Fri:7 AM- 8:30 AM & 4PM -5:30 PM
Mercy Indianola Clinic
307 E. Scenic Valley Ave
Physical Therapy: Mon-Fri 7AM-5PM
After Hours Care: Daily & Weekends
Emergency – Dial 911 or Campus Security @ 515-961-1711
Contact your Community Advisor (CA) or Area Coordinator if you become ill or injured. They will assist you in accessing care.