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Fear The Fork, Not The Flu Shot!

Fear The Fork, Not The Flu Shot!

Flu vaccines are now available at all ASU Health Services locations.

  • Flu Vaccinations will be available in September 2020. Please check back for exact dates.
  • Bring your ASU ID and insurance card.
  • No insurance? No problem. We will bill your student account.
  • Schedule an appointment.

Travel Vaccination - Yellow Fever

Travel Vaccination - Yellow Fever

Since summer 2017, there has been a nationwide shortage of Yellow Fever vaccines. Prior to this shortage, ASU Health Services had been able to provide this vaccination to those traveling to at-risk countries in South America and Africa or to those countries requiring proof of this vaccination. Unfortunately, due to this ongoing shortage ASU Health Services is currently not able to provide this vaccine, but there are locations designated by CDC to provide a European equivalent Yellow Fever vaccination, Stamaril:

Passport Health North Tempe, 417 S. Clark Drive, Ste. 100, Tempe (480) 482-6847 (there are additional locations in Scottsdale and Tucson).

Passport Health Tempe cannot provide medical clearance for study abroad students (meaning they cannot sign medical evaluation forms), but they can supply the Yellow Fever vaccination. No insurance accepted- please inquire with clinic regarding cost of visit and vaccination.

Generally, most insurances do not cover travel-related visits. At the above clinics you should expect to be charged the full amount for the visit/vaccination costs, which you can later submit to your insurance for review in case they do provide coverage. However, it is always best to check with your insurance provider on the coverage details so that there are no unexpected denials.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, ASU Health Services regrets not being able to provide the Yellow Fever vaccine at this time. We are still available to provide the other travel-related services and medical clearance aside from the Yellow Fever vaccination. If you have further questions, please contact ASU Health Services at 480-965-3346 to speak with one of our travel nurses.

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing

ASU Health Services offers STI testing at $20 per test for the following:

  • Syphilis
  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • HIV

These tests can be obtained without the use of insurance. Students retain the option of utilizing health insurance for STI and laboratory testing.

STI testing is available to ASU students by appointment, Monday–Friday during normal business hours.

Tobacco Use and Vaping

Tobacco Use and Vaping

While tobacco use and vaping is not allowed on ASU Campuses, we know that some people have continued to use those products off campus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating more than 52 deaths and more than 2409 possible cases of severe pulmonary disease that may be related to the use of electronic cigarettes as of December 10, 2019 and has issued the following recommendations for the Public on October 29, 2019:

  • The CDC recommends that you do not use e-cigarette, or vaping, products that contain THC.
  • The CDC also recommends that people should not:
    • Buy any type of e-cigarette, or vaping, products, particularly those containing THC, off the street.
    • Modify or add any substance to e-cigarette, or vaping, products that are not intended by the manufacturer, including products purchased through retail establishments
    • Irrespective of the ongoing investigation, e-cigarette, or vaping, products should never be used by youths, young adults or women who are pregnant

If you do use e-cigarette products and you experience symptoms like those reported in this outbreak, seek medical care promptly.

If you are concerned about your health after using an e-cigarette product, you can seek medical care at ASU Health Services or call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.

For a complete list of recommendations and detailed information, review Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products