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What to do during breaks

Health Care Resources during times when the health center is closed, during breaks, and at a student's discretion.

Please be aware of your individual insurance coverage policies and how they would pertain to services "out of plan network" or "out of state".

Students can utilize the after hours on call number, 610-328-8548 to speak with a registered nurse when the Student Health & Wellness Center is closed.

Administrative questions: e-mail Student Health & Wellness at health@swarthmore.edu. Your e-mail will be returned during the next several business days. We are generally not open for routine Clinical Services during breaks.

Students who require EMERGENT or AFTER HOURS URGENT CARE SHOULD NOTIFY PUBLIC SAFETY at 610-328-8333 IMMEDIATELY FOR EMS ACTIVATION (911) or TRANSPORT IF NOT EMERGENT.

Springfield Hospital
Address:  190 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, PA  19064
Phone:  6110-328-8700
 
Crozer Chester Medical Center (severe medical concerns, trauma or mental health)
Address:  1 Medical Center Blvd., Chester, PA  19013
Phone:  610-447-2200
 
Students requiring routine or non-emergent health care.
Rima Himelstein, MD will see students either same day or next day appointments (excluding weekends).  Students should identify themselves as Swarthmore students when calling for the appointment.  Office hours are 8:30 am - 4 pm. 
Dr. Himelstein currently serves as one of the consulting physicians for the Student Health and Wellness Center.  
Address:  Smedley Wellness Center - One Medical Center Blvd. Ground Floor, East Wing,
Upland, PA  19013
Phone:  610-490-1755
 
Students who require urgent or same day care (open 8 am - 10 pm daily)
Patient First Urgent Care Center
Address:  417 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA  19064
Phone:  484-470-2600
 
Students who require Orthopedic Care (open Monday-Friday 3:30pm-7:30pm and Sat.10am-2pm)
Premier Orthopedic Urgent Care Center
Address:  200 E. State Street, Media PA  19063
Phone:  610-566-5723
This may be a better alternative to ER care or Urgent Care for orthopedic concerns. 
Care is comprehensive and follow up provided.
 
Planned Parenthood
Address:  216 W. State Street, Media, PA  19063
Phone:  1-800-230-PLAN
 
Transportation:  Cab vouchers are available for pick up at Public Safety.