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Confidential Services Provided

Available Services:

Fitchburg State Health Services provides free confidential care to all full-time, residential and commuter, undergraduate and graduate students. The student health fee covers the cost of visits other than physical exams and immunizations. All students will be seen regardless of the type of health insurance that they carry. The costs incurred for medications, X-rays, diagnostic work-ups, referrals to specialists are the responsibility of the student. It is important that the student understands their own insurance plan and its possible limitations.

Fitchburg State Health Services offers the students the following services:

  • Care of illness and injury
  • Evaluation, treatment and /or referral as needed
  • Prescriptions and X-ray orders, as needed
  • Nebulizer treatments for asthma
  • Rapid tests for strep, urine, pregnancy and mono
  • Onsite laboratory (cultures and blood draws processed by Quest Diagnostic Labs)
  • Men's health care: exams, painless STI testing
  • Women's health care, such as, breast exams, gynecologic exams, and contraception, pregnancy tests, Plan B, STI testing
  • Free condoms and dental dams
  • Anxiety, depression, panic attacks- we encourage follow-up with Counseling Services
  • Health education and health promotion

When You Need To Be Seen:

The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., by appointment. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (978) 665-3643. On Thursdays and Fridays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., walk in appointments are available and no student workers are staffed during this time. Usually the student can be seen the same day or within 24 hours. If the student has a more acute problem they may be referred to a local Urgent Care or the Emergency Room at Health Alliance Hospital in Leominster. If a student does not have transportation to the emergency facility, Health Services will facilitate the process. If a student has an emergency after 5:00 p.m., the student should call Campus Police at (978) 665-3111 for assistance.

Medical Problems When Health Services Is Closed:

If immediate assistance is needed on campus call Fitchburg State Campus Police at (978) 665-3111. Don't call 911.

Urgent Care / Hospital:

Carewell Urgent Care

380 John Fitch Highway
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Hours: 8am-8pm
Phone: (978) 696-3547

MedExpress Urgent Care

241 N. Main St.
Leominster, MA 01453
Hours: Open daily 8:00am-8:00pm
Phone: (978) 840-5850

HealthAlliance Hospital-Leominster Campus

Emergency Care 24/7
60 Hospital Rd.
Leominster, MA. 01453
Hours: 24/7
Phone: (978) 466-2000
TTY for the deaf: (978) 537-8797

Additional Community Resources:

Planned Parenthood - Fitchburg Health Center

391 Main Street
Fitchburg MA. 01420
Phone: 1 (877) 686-5772 (option 3)
Sexual Health Counseling & Referral Hotline: 1(800) 258-4448

Pathways for Change (Rape Crises Center of Central Massachusetts Hotline

Phone: 1 (800) 870-5905

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Phone: 1 (800) 799-7233

Jane Doe Inc

745 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA. 02111
Phone: (617) 248-0922

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Hotline

Phone: 1 (800) 273-8255

YWCA Domestic Violence Services Hotline

Phone: 1 (508) 755-9030

Local Pharmacies:

CVS

161 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: (978) 342-8941

436 John Fitch Highway
Fitchburg, MA
Phone: (978) 345-7606

15 Watertower Plaza
N. Main St.
Leominster, MA
Phone: (978) 840-8343

Walgreens Drug Store

571 John Fitch Highway
Fitchburg, MA
Phone: (979) 343-8329

Walmart Pharmacy

310 Massachusetts Ave.
Lunenburg, MA
Phone: (978) 582-6499