Health and Wellness Clinic

Health and Wellness Patient Portal

Use the patient portal to complete pending forms, access secure messaging, schedule urgent care, and access and print immunization records.


Appointments

Scheduling

All patients need to schedule an appointment to be seen. Please have your health insurance information available when scheduling your appointment. Patients can schedule an appointment by calling the clinic at 651-690-6714, stop by the clinic during business hours, or online via the patient portal (for urgent care appointments only).

To Do Prior to Appointment

Patients will need to complete all pending paperwork (access these via patient portal). It is the responsibility of the patient to determine if their health insurance will cover their visit at the Health and Wellness Clinic prior to their appointment. All charges that are not covered (patient responsibility) will be billed to their student account.

Check-In

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time to complete the check in process. You will need to have your student ID and health insurance card to present.

Canceling

If you are unable to keep an appointment, please call (or email healthwellness@stkate.edu after hours) to cancel as soon as possible. The clinic requires a 24 hour notice to cancel an appointment, or a $25 no show fee will be assessed to the patient’s student account.


Services

Wellness exams and sports physicals

Diagnosis and treatment of general medical problems

  • Acute illness
  • Mental health concerns
  • Cold or flu symptoms
  • GI concerns (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation)
  • Fatigue, sleeping concerns
  • Urinary tract infections (bladder infection)
  • Respiratory problems and infections
  • Injuries
  • Eye, ear and throat problems
  • Skin rashes and acne

Women's healthcare

  • Pelvic exams
  • PAP smears
  • Breast exams
  • Diagnosis and treatment of STIs
  • Evaluation of menstrual irregularities
  • Diagnosis and treatment of yeast infections and other vaginal infections.

Travel clinic services

(study abroad physicals and immunizations)

Laboratory services

We perform a variety of lab tests with an order from your healthcare provider (we need this prior to scheduling your appointment), or those ordered from our clinic.

Immunizations

The clinic offers a variety of preventative and travel immunizations. Please call for further information. Please note, the Health and Wellness Clinic does not have access to your immunization records that you have submitted to the Compliance Office, as we are separate entities.

Mental health

We have a psychiatry specialist at the clinic on Wednesdays. Please call to schedule your appointment. We will bill your insurance for all psychiatry appointments.

  • The clinic provides mental health care for students with a variety of diagnoses, including anxiety, depression, and sleep difficulties.
  • The clinic staff can also assist students to manage an existing diagnosis of ADD/ADHD. It is required that students submit, prior to the appointment, medical documentation that includes a diagnosis of ADD/ADHD before medications will be prescribed.

Medications/prescriptions

The clinic has a limited stock of low cost, commonly prescribed medications. These medications are not billed through insurance, they are billed directly to the patient’s student account. A provider must be seen before obtaining a prescription. If you need a prescription medication that is not available in the clinic, or you would like to use your health insurance to cover some of the cost, your provider can send prescriptions to be filled at an outside pharmacy of your choice.

Physical therapy

We will be offering free physical therapy appointments on Thursdays from 1–4 p.m. in the clinic.


St. Kate's Peer Health Educators

St. Kate's Peer Health Educators are a group of 6 students who provide health promotion programs under the direction of the Health Promotion Coordinator. Please see our twitter page for more information about upcoming programs.


Privacy Policy

We recognize our responsibility for safeguarding the privacy of your health information. This notice describes your rights and our obligations for using your health information and informs you about laws that provide special protections for your health information. It also explains how your personal health information is used and how, under certain very specific circumstances, it may be disclosed to those who need to access it. It tells you how any changes in this notice will be made available to you.

Understanding what is in your record and how your health information is used helps you to:

  • Ensure accuracy in the record
  • Better understanding who, what, when, where, and why others may access your health information
  • Make a more informed decision when authorizing disclosures to others

Your record contains documentation of your symptoms, examination and test results, diagnoses, treatment, and a plan for future care or treatment. This information, often called your health or medical record, serves as a:

  • Means of communication among the health professionals who contribute to your care
  • Legal record describing the care you received
  • Source of information that we may disclose to researchers when their research proposal has been approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) and with established protocols to ensure the privacy of your health information
  • Source of information for public health officials
  • Source of data for facility planning and marketing
  • Tool with which we can monitor, evaluate and continually work to improve the care we render and the outcomes we achieve

This organization is required to:

  • Maintain the privacy of your health information
  • Provide you with a Notice as to our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to information we collect and maintain about you
  • Abide by the terms of this Notice
  • Notify you if we are unable to agree to a requested restriction
  • Accommodate reasonable requests you may have to communicate health information by alternative means or at alternative locations

We reserve the right to change our practices and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information we maintain. Should our information practices change, we will advise you in advance. We will not use or disclose your health information without your authorization, except as described in this Notice.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, inquire at the front desk or ask a staff member for the proper form.

  • The right to inspect and receive copies: You may request a copy of your records in writing by using the St. Catherine University Authorization for Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information Form. You may be charged fees for copies provided.
  • The right to amend your record: You may request to amend your record if you think it is incorrect or that important information is missing.
  • The right to request confidential communications: You may request that we communicate with you about medical matters in a particular way or at a certain location.
  • The right to request restricted use: You may request in writing that we not use or disclose your information for certain purposes.
  • The right to obtain an accounting of disclosures: You may request to receive a list of certain instances when we have disclosed your health information.

If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you can file a complaint with the St. Kate's Student Affairs Office (651.690.6778,
studentaffairs@stkate.edu) or:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20201
202.619.0257
Toll Free: 1-877-696-6775

If you have any questions about your rights or this notice, or would like to make a complaint, contact:

Dr. Amy Kelly, Director
Health and Wellness Clinic
St. Catherine University

2004 Randolph Avenue,
Mail #4112
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-690-6714
healthwellness@stkate.edu

We are your first stop when you are feeling ill or in need of a routine appointment.

Regular Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Summer Hours
The Health and Wellness Clinic has reduced summer hours.
We are open most Tuesdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Summer Medication Refills
Any medication refills over the summer will require at least a 72-hour turn-around due to our reduced schedule.