Appalachian State Student Health Service

Questions related to Appalachian State University's policies regarding COVID-19 testing requirements and mask mandates should be directed to the COVID-19 Call Line at              828-262-2000.   Student Health cannot grant exemptions for mask usage or surveillance testing as these are University policies.  Thank you.   

Submit your COVID-19 vaccine status before moving in to your residence hall.

If you do not live on campus, by Aug. 16 or as soon as possible upon becoming fully vaccinated:

Vaccination information will be kept confidential and will be used only to inform university-wide safety protocols. 

  • Students who live in residence halls: Prior to move-in, you must provide your COVID-19 vaccine status as part of your vaccine records via your MedPortal account
    • If you are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 at the time of move-in, you must provide documentation of negative COVID-19 test results, and you may be required to take additional COVID-19 tests prior to move-in.
      • Rapid antigen and PCR testing will be accepted. Testing documentation must be a lab result that is generated by a lab licensed to perform testing. At home kits read by patients themselves will not be accepted.    
      • COVID-19 tests should be conducted within five days (120 hours) prior to arrival on campus and must be negative.         
    • You will also be subject to regular COVID-19 testing throughout the semester.
    • Students moving in to residence halls for the fall semester will receive more detailed information about move-in documentation requirements and COVID-19 testing soon.
Jul 29
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COVID-19 vaccines available for App State students, faculty, and staff:

Students, faculty and staff can book vaccine appointments by calling 828-262-3100. Visit the university’s COVID-19 Vaccines page for additional options, including upcoming vaccine clinics.

COVID-19 testing for App State students:

COVID-19 testing is for students at Student Health Service. Make an appointment via your MedPortal account or call 828-262-3100.

Visit the university’s COVID-19 Testing page for more information. 

Jul 28
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Student Health teams up with Appalachian Food Resource Hub

Student Health will be teaming up with Jennifer Maxwell and the Appalachian Food Resource Hub. What is the Food Resource Hub you may ask? The Resource Food Hub is a place where students can go if they are in need of food, warm clothing, toiletry items, and even school supplies. They are located in East Hall and students would need to make an appointment before going. But EVEN better yet, we will be keeping a few food bags here at Student Health for the immediate student need. The food bags will be kept in Radiology when you need them.  

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May 13, 20
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Coronavirus Information

Appalachian State University’s emergency response team routinely monitors situations that could affect campus. Student Health Service physicians and staff are in regular contact with the UNC System, and local and state public health officials, following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and screening ill students for risk factors. We remain vigilant and will continue to work closely with public health officials should we encounter any suspect illnesses.

If a student has traveled internationally or been around someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 AND has a cough, shortness of breath, or fever, they should call 828-262-3100 and ask to speak with a nurse – before coming to the clinic in person – so we can maximize treatment effectiveness while reducing the potential risk of exposing others.

Click here to view the university’s COVID-19 website.

Mar 19, 20
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NC Public Health CoVid-19 hotline - 866.462.3821

If you have respiratory symptoms, please call before  coming to Student Health such that we can expedite your care.  828.262.3100

Mar 17, 20
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Important information about mumps cases off-campus

AppHealthCare (Appalachian District Health Department) and Appalachian State University have confirmed three cases of mumps in Appalachian State University students who live off campus in Watauga County. Appalachian State University, AppHealthCare and the North Carolina Division of Public Health are working together to investigate these cases and prevent the spread of mumps. To reduce the spread of the virus, it is important you are aware of information regarding mumps exposure and symptoms promptly report suspected mumps cases.

Please go here to read more.

Mar 6, 20
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Contact Us

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

Email Staff

Phone: (828) 262-3100

Other phone numbers

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

Fall, Spring, and Summer Clinic Hours:

Monday - Friday
(except Wednesday):
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall and Spring Weekends:

(Limited Services)
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pharmacy is CLOSED on weekends and during Semester Breaks

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