What’s Happening in Health Services
Take Every Precaution to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
After the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus as a pandemic and North Park University transitioning to virtual instruction for the remainder of the semester, Health Services will continue to help students, staff, and faculty prepare for and maintain their health and safety.
If you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath or feel sick, immediately isolate yourself and then call Health Services at 773-244-4892. If you need immediate medical attention, call 911 and notify the dispatcher of your symptoms and of any recent travel. (If you live on campus and your symptoms arise is between 3pm and 9am, please return to your room/apartment and call the resident director (RD on call) at 773-244-4979.)
We all play an important role in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Please click here for more information to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as North Park University’s response to the virus.
Want to start eating healthier but don’t know how? Or do you need inspiration and community support to stick to your healthy eating goals?
Then, come to North Park University’s Healthy Eating Club, which will be led by the University Nurse in Health Services, the Director of Wellness and Recreation in Helwig, and a Student Wellness Educator. Together, we will prepare and try a healthy dish, explore healthy cookbooks, discuss healthy eating practices, and find ways to improve our lives through nutritious food and community support.
When? Temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus; check back for updates on a rescheduled final meeting
Where? Seminary Kitchen (within Nyvall Hall; across from Student Services Building)
Please reach out to Health and Counseling Support Services with any questions (email email@example.com or call 773-244-4897).
Welcome to Health Services
NOTE: While the campus is conducting virtual learning to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask that students call (773-244-4897) or email Health Services. We will be conducting secure and confidential tele-health video conferencing as needed to care your health needs during this time.
With support and direction from Swedish Covenant Hospital, North Park University’s Health Services provides a variety of services for students to improve or maintain their health, obtain appropriate medical care, and make healthy life choices.
Health Services, along with Counseling Support, is located at 3317 W. Foster Avenue (four doors west of the North Park Postal Center).
Office hours for Health and Counseling Support Services are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm during the fall and spring semesters. A registered nurse is present on campus four days a week (see hours and contact information below). A certified nursing assistant is present during office hours Monday through Friday and can take vital signs and perform blood glucose checks when necessary.
Contact the Nurse
The University Nurse is available in Health Services during the fall and spring semesters. The nurse’s clinic hours are as follows:
- Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
- Fridays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
You can email the nurse (see button below) or refer to the FAQs for questions about where to seek medical care when Health Services is not open or the nurse is not present on campus.
You can also reach the office staff at Health Services at 773-244-4897 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For medical emergencies please call 911.
Helwig Recreation Center
North Park students, faculty, and staff all have unlimited access to Helwig Recreation Center, which offers a variety of exercise equipment and classes, intramural athletics, and wellness education.