Vanguard University Health Center

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The following diagnostic tests/vaccinations are available from the Health Center: TB tests ($20.00), flu vaccine ($25.00), strep test ($10.00), flu test ($15.00), and urinalysis test ($10.00).  All consultations are free of charge and included in your semester health fee.

The Health Center will be open to treat students during spring break with adjusted hours.  The open hours include:

Tuesday, March 17: 9:30-3:30
Wednesday, March 18: 9:30-3:30
Thursday, March 19: 10:30-3:30
Friday, March 20: 9:30-12:00

Have a health question or concern? Stop by today or make an appointment at 714-619-6471.

In a medical emergency, please call 911 and then Campus Safety at extension 6799.

If the Health Center is closed and you need medical assistance, please contact Campus Safety at extension 6799.

Our Mission

The mission of the Health Center is to provide quality health and wellness care as a supplement to the student’s existing health care plan for acute illnesses and injuries in a safe, comfortable, and confidential environment.

Health Center Information

The Health Center is located on the first floor of Laguna Hall.

The hours of operation are Monday – Thursday from 10:00am – 5:00pm and Friday between 10:00am and 12:00pm. Students can set up an appointment (714.619.6471) or can be seen on a walk-in basis

Health Fee

Students do not need to have medical insurance to visit the campus Health Center.  The undergraduate student $35.00 health fee covers all office visits and consultations with the Health Center staff for the semester. Diagnostic tests are available to the students at an additional cost that is billed directly to the student’s VU account.

Health Care Services Provided

• Diagnosis and treatment of common general medical conditions and provision of prescriptions for medication when indicated.
• Administration of diagnostic tests including quick strep tests, urinalysis tests, influenza tests, and TB tests.
• Administration of flu vaccinations
• Diagnosis and treatment of common acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries including sprains, strains, muscle spasms, contusions, tendinitis, and bursitis.
• Administration of appropriate care for open and closed wounds and referral when necessary.
• Administration of basic rehabilitation exercises to decrease swelling and enhance range-of-motion, strength, and proprioception after musculoskeletal injuries.
• Counsel of students on a number of health and wellness topics including nutrition, regular exercise, stress reduction, women’s health, and weight management.
• Consultation and referral for a number of allied health professionals and facilities covered by the student’s existing medical insurance.

Services Not Provided
• Diagnostic imaging
• Immunizations
• Treatment for chronic health conditions (i.e., diabetes, asthma, heart conditions)

Local Emergency and/or Urgent Care Facilities

Directions to each of these facilities are posted on the wall outside of the Health Center.  You can also click on each location for more information.

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Rd
Newport Beach, CA 92663
949/764-HOAG (4624)

Kaiser Harbor-MacArthur Medical Offices – Urgent Care Services
3401 S. Harbor Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA  92704
1-888-988-2800 (toll free)

Kaiser Medical Hospital for Emergency Services
6640 Alton Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92618