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At Post University we are serious about our students' health. Our Health Services office is staffed by one registered nurses and the University physician is available on a weekly basis. In addition, walk-ins are welcome during open hours."

Our medical staff is here to provide students with access to:

  • Onsite basic care

  • Education and information related to health and wellness

  • Access to information on other health specialists and facilities near campus

Students wishing to make individual appointments with our physician should do so through the Health Services Office.                                        

Health Services can be reached at 
Nurse: Holly Tokarz
Health ServicesPhone: 203.596.4503
Fax: 203.841.1179 
htokarz@post.edu

The Health Services Office is conveniently located in East Hall Annex and is open Monday through Friday during the academic year. Summer hours and semester break hours are posted well in advance.

Student Health Form
Online Education Site Student Health Form

Insurance Requirements

All full-time students must have health insurance coverage. Students who do not have insurance must enroll in the University's student insurance plan prior to starting classes. Students will be billed for and automatically enrolled in the University's insurance plan unless they complete a waiver on or before the deadline date. 

For very important details including instructions on how to waive, visit Student Insurance

Immunization Requirements

Full-time students are required to have a complete physical examination (should be done within 1 year of admission to the university) signed by a physician along with an updated immunization record on file in the Health Services Office by August 1st each year.

All students are required by the State of Connecticut to show proof of:

  • Two MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine dates and Two Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccine dates.
  • PPD (tuberculin skin test) with results within a year of admission to the university

Students who live on campus also must show proof of:

  •  The Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine (should be done within 5 years of admission to the university)

Connecticut State Law requires that university students be vaccinated against meningitis as a condition for living in the university's residence halls and apartments.    

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers About Meningococcal Meningitis

Students who have not met State immunization requirements will not be able to attend classes. 

Immunization Recommendations

The Hepatitis B Vaccine is recommended by the CDC, ACHA and NCAA. To learn more about Hepatitis B and the vaccine, download the

Hepatitis B and Vaccination Fact Sheet or contact your physician, local Health Department,  the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/b, or the American College Health Association (ACHA) website www.acha.org

Where to get the required vaccines
  1. Your Physician or local health Department
  2. Your Hospital's Travel Clinic   

In the Waterbury area:

Physician One Urgent Care
(203) 574-1200
920 Wolcott St, Waterbury, CT 06705
8am-8pm Mon-Fri
9am-5pm Weekends
Accepts most insurance plans

  • Physical Exam, PPD, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Influenza Vaccine, MMR Vaccine, Varicella Vaccine, Meningitis Vaccine, Varicella Titer, MMR Titer, Hepatitis B Titer

203 Urgent Care
(203) 437-8368
506 Frost Rd, Waterbury, CT 06705
8am-8pm Mon-Fri
8am-4pm Sat-Sun
Or
(203) 528-4993
279 Chase Ave, Waterbury, CT 06704
8am-8pm Mon-Fri
8am-6pm Sat-Sun
Accepts most insurance plans

  • Physical Exam, PPD, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Influenza Vaccine, MMR Vaccine, Varicella Vaccine, Meningitis Vaccine

  • Titers not available

Concentra Urgent Care
(203) 759-1229
8 S Commons Road, Waterbury, CT 06704
7am-6pm Mon-Fri
No Insurance Accepted

  • Physical Exam, PPD, Hepatitis B Vaccine, MMR Vaccine, Varicella Vaccine, MMR Titer, Rubella Titer, Varicella Titer

CVS Minute Clinic
(203) 755-5490
1279 West Main St, Waterbury, CT 06708
8:30am-7:30pm Mon-Fri
9am-5:30pm Sat
10am-5:30pm Sun
Accepts most insurance plans

  • Physical Exam, PPD, MMR Vaccine, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Meningitis Vaccine

  • Titers not available

St. Mary’s Urgent Care
(203) 709-4575
1312 West Main St, Waterbury, CT 06708
8am-8pm Mon-Fri
9am-5pm Sat
9am-2 pm Sun
Accepts most insurance plans

  • Physical Exam, PPD, Hepatitis B Titer, Varicella Titer

  • No Immunizations offered

Family Walk-in Medical Center
(203) 753-8477
2457 East Main St, Waterbury, CT 06705
8am-7pm Mon/Tues/Fri
9am-7pm Wed/Thurs
9am-4pm Sat
9am-2pm Sun
Accepts most insurance plans

  • Physical Exam, PPD, MMR Vaccine

  • Other Vaccines and Titers given with prescription only

Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from OFF campus appointments

  • Yellow Cab # (203) 754-5151

  • University Shuttle goes to CVS and St. Mary’s Urgent Care

  • UBER App for iPhone and Android




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