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WellCat Health Center

WellCat Health Center

Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis, WellCat Health Center is open by appointment only.

For information regarding COVID-19 testing in Butte County, please visit Butte County Public Health(opens in new window).

5/12/2020: As recommended by CDC guidelines(opens in new window), face coverings are required for the duration of your visit at the WellCat Health Center. Please bring your own if you have one. If you do not have one, one will be provided for you.

  • Accessing the WellCat Health Center during COVID-19

    Effective June 1, 2020, the WellCat Health Center is open by appointment only (no walk-ins).

    Call first to schedule an appointment: 530-898-5241

    Currently WellCat Health Center offers:

    • Routine medical care after initial phone consult
    • Gynecological Services
    • Routine STI Screening
    • Mental Health Services
    • Screening for acute illness and injury care
  • Accessing Pharmacy Services
    Effective June 22, the WellCat Health Center Pharmacy is open for prescription and over the counter medication pick up, Monday through Thursday from 1:00 pm through 5:30 pm by appointment only. Please call 530-898-5241 to schedule an appointment.

    If you are in need of a refill for an existing prescription, please request a prescription refill from the Pharmacy through Instant Message via the Patient Portal. If you are no longer in the area, your prescription can be transferred to an outside pharmacy.

    Some services are available remotely by request:
    • Prescription Consultation
    • Transfer of Prescriptions
    • Refill to Outside Pharmacy
  • What to Expect When You Arrive

    • Our team will call you for a pre-visit check-in and screening 24 hours prior to your scheduled visit
    • Bring your student ID and face covering to your appointment. Face coverings are required for the duration of your visit at the WellCat Health Center
    • Your appointment time is your check-in time; please plan to check in no later than your scheduled appointment time
    • Parking is available in the WCHC Patient Parking lot; parking permits are not required for patients using clinic services at this time
    • Please knock on the front doors facing Warner Ave so our door monitor knows you're here
    • You will be met at the door and screened for current temperature. You will be asked to show your student ID and don your face covering prior to entering the building
    • Once you are brought in to the building, you will be directed to sanitize your hands and will be escorted to your exam room to wait for your provider
    • Please note: at this time, the WellCat Health Center is limiting visitors to the health center to patients with an appointment only. Anyone who arrives with you for your appointment will be asked to wait outside the clinic until your appointment is done
updated: June 18, 2020 - information subject to change as necessary
Critical Updates

Did you know?

Students can request a prescription refill or send a secure message to a provider through the student portal.

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After Hours Care

For after hours care please go to Enloe Medical Center, located on 1531 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926 or call 530-332-7300. For non emergency care you may also go to:

  • Enloe Prompt Care, 560 Cohasset Rd, Chico CA or call 530-332-4111, open from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tips for a Successful Visit

Arrive Early - You must arrive 15 minutes early to an appointment. Arriving late may result in cancellation.

Bring Your ID - make sure you have a legible student ID with you.

Avoid $25 No-Show Fee - if you can’t make it, please call to cancel to avoid the no-show fee.

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