Preparing ahead of time for any sort of common ailment can save you a lot of time and effort when you'll be busy enough already with your life on campus.
Much of this list can be found in your typical first aid kit, but some will need to be obtained on their own. Nevertheless you should keep it all together in case you get sick so it is easily accessible.
- Copy of Health Insurance Card
- Pain/Fever Reducer (acetaminophen/ibuprofen)
- Throat Lozenges
- Anti-diarrhea/Upset Stomach Relief
- Allergy Medication
- Band Aids
- Antibacterial Ointment
- Personal Medication*
- Hot/Cold Packs
- Hand Sanitizer
*Remember to get refills of any prescription medications you take on a regular basis. You may also find it helpful to transfer your prescriptions to a local pharmacy so they can handle your refills for routine medications. You will find a list of local pharmacies, here
If you forget anything, or run out while you're here, come visit us for most of these items. We have them stocked in our office for you to advantage of, so be sure to visit and ask what we have for you.
If you have any questions about what to bring to campus, feel free to reach out to our office!