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WellCat Health Center

WellCat Health Center

Message from the President

Welcome to the Fall Semester!

Whether you will be on campus or learning remotely, Chico State has planned for an engaging fall semester and has extensive campus protocols in place to keep all Wildcats safe and healthy as we all endure the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Read President Hutchinson's Email to Student here

Health Center Operations During COVID

Face coverings are required for the duration of your visit to the Health Center. If you do not have a face covering, 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 an initial phone consult
    • Gynecological Services
    • Routine STI Screening
    • Mental Health Services
    • Screening for acute illness and injury care
  • Accessing Pharmacy Services
    The WellCat Health Center Pharmacy is open for prescription and over the counter medication pick up, Monday through Friday from 8:15 pm through 4:45 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 Secure 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 spaces; 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 your 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

Did you know?

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

Patient Portal Image with WellCat Health Center logo

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 will 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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