IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE HEALTH CENTER STAFF

Welcome to the Haverford community Class of 2017!morris

In order to assure you have a smooth and healthy transition to your new community, there are a number of things you must complete this summer:

End of June: 

Sickle Cell Requirements (New for 2013): Visit: moodle.haverford.edu/course/view.php?id=5616   Contact Greg Rosnick at 610-795-6129 if you have any questions.

 July 21

(a) Physical Examination (PE) Form, including record of current immunizations.  You can download a copy of the PE Form from our website:www.haverford.edu/healthservices/files/Physical_Examination.pdf

Please send the PE Form, completed by a health care provider (not a parent), to Health Services via fax (610-896-1090) or mail, or scan and email the form to both the administrative assistant and director.

(b) Confidential Health Record   www.admin.haverford.edu/servlet/reality/hcadmin/confhealth

You can access the First-Year Students web page via our main web page: www.haverford.edu/healthservices/  *Be sure to click “Submit” when done and look for the confirmation message.

A late fee of $75 will be charged for failure to submit fully completed health forms by July 21, 2013.

Due by August 1

All Haverford students are required to have proof of health insurance. Waive or enroll in health insurance only on line. To waive or enroll or to see a full list of accepted insurance plans, go to our website www.haverford.edu/healthservices/insurance.php

A late fee of $35 will be charged for failure to complete the on line registration by August 1, 2013.

It is recommended that you enroll in the college insurance program if your current health insurance does not work within a 10-mile radius of the Philadelphia area (plans such as HMOs, Foreign/international, PPOs that pay out of network only). Students can submit bills directly to their insurance plan or pay by check or cash. Students are responsible for all incurred medical expenses. Students should bring their insurance card, or copy of their card, with them during their initial visits to the Health Center to be scanned into our system.

New this year, if your insurance changes after you have completed the waiver process or it changes outside of the open registration period, which is from now until the August 1st deadline, there is an up-date feature that will be available after August 1st, 2013. This feature will then be available to students who have completed their waiver process to access anytime their insurance might change until the next open registration period. This feature does not replace the registration/waiver process and is only for up-dating insurance information due to a subsequent change.

August 1  (International Students)

Note that, from time to time, overseas health insurance has proven not to work in favor of students. Since the United States does not offer public health services for non-citizens, hospital costs can be alarming. Because Haverford requires its students to have adequate private health insurance, we highly suggest you purchase the college plan available at www.haverford.edu/healthservices/insurance.php

Students must meet the Health Services requirement before arriving on campus for the International Students Orientation (ISO).

Due before or upon arrival on campus

If you will be younger than 18 years of age at time of arrival, your parent/guardian must complete the Consent to Treat a Minor Form and send it to Health Services. Please download the form from our website: www.haverford.edu/healthservices/files/Consent_to_Treat_a_Minor.pdf

August 28 (Opening Day)

While the Health Clinic is closed between the end of spring semester, we will review voicemail and email and follow through as needed on a weekly basis. Please do not call other departments on campus with Health Services related issues. Thank you!

Mailing address:               Haverford College Health Services

370 Lancaster Avenue

Haverford, PA 19041-1392

U.S.A. (Only add if being mailed from outside the U.S.)

Fax:                                        610-896-1090

Phone:                                   610-896-1089

Website:                             www.haverford.edu/healthservices/

Email:       Please email both Dotty Gardler, Administrative Assistant, and Catherine Sharbaugh, Director, at dgardler@haverford.edu and csharbau@haverford.edu

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>