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Health Center

Center Your Physical Well-Being

Explore the Health Center

Accommodating our students emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing is our top priority. The health center is the primary health care facility for SMC students. Our goal is to promote healthy lifestyles, illness prevention, nutrition education, and referrals to outside providers. We are currently operating remotely via telehealth and provide immunizations (including flu shots and TB tests ). We understand that students have a variety of health needs. Below is list of common student health care needs. 

  • Exams, testing, or evaluation of illnesses or infections
  • Common colds, coughs, and sore throats
  • Over the counter medication and prescriptions
  • Contraception (birth control, plan B)
  • Injuries
  • Physical, mental, or sexual abuse
  • Referrals to other health services and or medical specialist

Discover the Health Centers Navigation Guide

Learn about resources and access for the Health Center.

To be able to receive telehealth treatment at SMC, students will need to complete the following steps. This will assist the health center staff in providing the proper individual care, support, and resources. 

Connect with SMC's Health Center Student Support

The Health Center offers a variety of ways to connect to student services and support. 
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SMC Health Center Staff

Health Services Coordinator: Susan Fila         

Registered Nurses On Staff: Fauzia Hassan, Kasiani Gountoumas & Maria Arango

Registered Nurse Practitioner: Kasiani Gountoumas             

Health Assistants: Nancy Alfaro, Alexandra Vargas

Medical Director: Dr. Brian Madden               

Health Center Phone: 310-434-4262

For Emergencies: Call campus police at extension 310-434-4300.

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SMC Health Center Hours

FALL & SPRING HOURS:

  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Closed on holidays. 

In-person vaccinations and TB test administration available with scheduling.  You do not have to fill in the intake form, just email your request or call us and we will schedule you an appointment for Tuesdays and or Thursdays only 8am to 2:30pm.

SUMMER & WINTER HOURS:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8a.m.-3p.m.
  • Friday: 8a.m.-2p.m.

 

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Covid-19 Resources

As Covid-19 evolves, we want to ensure students have a variety of healthy coping strategies and resources. Please share with family and friends. 

Healthy Lifestyle Tips

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Los Angeles County Healthcare Facilities

A list of Los Angeles County healthcare facilities.

Los Angeles Healthcare Facilities

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Health Centers

A  list of Los Angeles Health Centers are provided.

Health Centers

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Emotional, Mental, and/or Physical Violations

If any student is in an emotional, mental,and/or physical harm, we strongly encourage students to contact SMC police at 310-343-4300 and other appropriate services at the link below.

Health and Safety Contacts

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Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded educational programs and activities. Under Title IX, sexual assault and sexual harassment are forms of discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Title IX Overview

Thrive with the Health Centers Navigation Tools

Utilize these tools to successfully navigate the Health Center services and resources