The University Student Health Clinic is staffed by a physician, Dr. Laurette Dekat, every afternoon during the school year from 12:30-5:00 pm. The clinic is located on the second floor of Haggar University Center. Call 972-721-5322 for an appointment; walk-ins are also welcome. The clinic provides routine doctor office services:
Treatment of acute illnesses such as sinus infections, skin infections, the Flu, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, rashes
Ongoing management of chronic conditions, such as asthma, allergies, acne, depression and anxiety
Minor emergency care, including treatment of injuries, lacerations and asthma exacerbations
TB screening and vaccinations, both routine and for travel
Collaboration with counseling services for care of mental health concerns
On campus pharmacy for routine medications prescribed by Dr. Dekat
Services usually rendered by a school nurse, including provision of over the counter medications, will be free of charge.
The Student Health Center is able to bill insurance for outpatient visits with Dr. Dekat. Students will be responsible at the time of the visit for the co-pay as determined by their insurance, which can be paid with cash, check, or charged to the University student account. The copay is reduced for students who have the Aetna Student Health insurance. Read more about the service.
Thus, it is very important that students ensure that their insurance will cover medical care in Texas and that all students have a copy of their insurance card when they come to the clinic.
In addition to the copay for the visit, there may be additional fees for medications ordered by Dr. Dekat and filled in the clinic pharmacy.