Services Provided

If you are a Bates College student, you may visit Health Services when school is in session. Students with any illness or injury are urged to come promptly to Health Services.

Health Services is a place where students requiring care but not hospitalization may be seen for medical concerns.  In case of an emergency, students may be seen or taken by ambulance to Central Maine Medical Center.

General Medical Services

  • Illness and injury management
  • RN consultation
  • Provider appointments with doctor (MD, DO) or  Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Sexual health services
    • STI testing and treatment
    • Contraception
    • Emergency Contraception
    • Pregnancy testing and counseling
    • PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)
  • Study abroad physical
  • Flu shots (regularly at BHS, as well a clinic organized in October)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Respiratory nebulizer treatments
  • Women’s health

Onsite pharmacy services

  • Refilling of maintenance medications through a pharmacy of your choice
  • CMMC Pharmacy offer onsite delivery to Bates via courier

Diagnostics Testing

  • Rapid Strep
  • Urine pregnancy testing
  • Urine check for urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Hemoglobin Finger Stick
  • HIV
  • Finger stick glucose
  • Finger stick mono test
  • Tuburculosis transdermal skin testing

*Additional lab testing can be collected at BHS and sent to CMMC lab for results


  • MMR
  • TDap
  • Gardasil (HPV vaccine)
  • Hep B
  • Menactra