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COVID Vaccine and Booster Clinic

Vaccines are available for faculty, staff, community members, and students at M.S. Shook Student Health Service (614 Howard St., Boone, NC 28608).

  • Friday, September 30, 2022 | 8:00am - 10:30am
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 8:00am - 10:30am

No appointment required. Please bring your COVID vaccine card if you have one.

COVID-19 reminders for students (opens in a new tab)
For questions regarding CDC quarantine and isolation guidelines (opens in a new tab)
If You Test Postive for COVID Chart

Bivalent COVID-19 boosters are available for individuals 17 years and older (unless moderately or severely immunocompromised). The bivalent versions of the COVID-19 vaccine will offer protection against both the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 as well as the Omicron BA.4/BA.5 strain, which is now the predominant variant.

The bivalent booster must be administered at least two months after any other COVID-19 vaccine (primary series or other booster).

Please call (828)262-3100 to schedule an appointment.

Upcoming Flu Clinic

There will be a Flu Clinic on October 19, 2022 in Levine Hall rooms S-X.  The clinic will run from 10:00am - 1:00pm.  Please bring your App Card and Insurance Card.

Sep 27
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"Bird Chlamydia" (Psittacosis)

We are currently getting a lot of calls regarding “bird chlamydia”(psittacosis) from celebratory duck pond swimmers.

Chlamydia psittaci is a bacteria that various fowl can carry. It is NOT the same as human chlamydia, (Chlamydia trachomatis,) which is a sexually transmitted infection.

Chlamydia psittaci does not cause a genitourinary infection. Testing for sexually transmitted infections (including chlamydia trachomatis) will not be diagnostic for psittacosis. We are always more than happy to provide testing and counseling for sexually transmitted infections, but swimming in the duck pond is NOT an indication to seek testing for any sexually transmitted infection.

Chlamydia psittaci can infrequently cause respiratory infections with symptoms that could include fever/chills, headache, myalgia (muscle aches), and cough. It can rarely cause severe illness and pneumonia. If you have respiratory symptoms, you can call 262-3100 and discuss your symptoms with a Health Service nurse. They can help decide if further evaluation is needed. Please be aware that further evaluation could include testing for covid and/or influenza. You can find good dependable information about psittacosis at the CDC’s website:

https://www.cdc.gov/pneumonia/atypical/psittacosis/index.html#:~:text=Chlamydia%20psittaci%20is%20a%20type,and%20cleaning%20birds%20and%20cages

Sep 26
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Student Flu Clinics

Student flu clinics are hosted by Wellness & Prevention Services along with M.S. Shook Student Health Service and will be held on the following dates/times:

  • October 3 - College of Education Rooms 124B and 124C | 5:00-8:00pm
  • October 6 - College of Education Rooms 124A, 124B, and 124C | 5:00-8:00pm
  • October 11 - College of Education Rooms 124A, 124B, and 124C | 5:00-8:00pm
  • October 20 - Football Stadium East Gate | 5:00-8:00pm
  • October 27 - Plemmons Student Union Room 420 | 5:00-8:00pm

All that you need to bring is your AppCard.  For accommodations, please visit the Office of Disability Resources.

Sep 20
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Monkeypox Information

Below are some helpful resources regarding Monkeypox:

Monkeypox - What you Need to Know

Monkeypox Quick Facts

Monkeypox FAQs

Aug 2
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We are App State Student Health Services!!

Welcome to Appalachian State New Mountaineers!

Move in week is August 15-20 and first day of classes starts on Monday, August 22.

Make sure to stop by CLUB EXPO at the Convocation Center and see us on Sunday, August 21 for student information and fun goodies!!

We are a full service clinic located in Miles Annas building on Campus, right above the Post Office that can be found behind Plemmons Student Union. Our address is 614 Howard Street Boone, NC 28608. 

To make an Appointment please call: (828) 262-3100

Jul 20
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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Change

Please note that, effective July 16, 2022, the national 3-digit dialing code for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will change to '988'. This will replace the current number of 1-800-273-8255 and make it similar to 911 calls for emergencies instead.

Jun 24
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Contact Us

Miles Annas Building
P.O. Box 32070
614 Howard Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-6958

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Important Numbers

Appointments: (828)262-6577
Insurance: (828)262-7463
Medical Records: (828)262-6578
Laboratory: (828)262-6956

Clinic Hours:

Mon. - Fri. (except Wed.):
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall/Spring Weekends:

Sat. & Sun. (Limited Services)
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pharmacy is CLOSED on weekends and during Semester Breaks

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