Student Health Center

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Our Mission is to provide the necessary support, education and environment to help Ventura College students LIVE F.I.T.

Fearless in overcoming challenges to reach personal goals

Inspiring a healthy change on and off campus

Thriving by achieving optimal physical and mental wellbeing

GOALS for 2016: 1) Promote sexual health by providing free HIV testing 2) Encourage a healthy and fit lifestyle

Hours, Location, and Contact

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location: CRC-108 (ground floor of the CRC bldg)

Call: 805-289-6346 to make a confidential appointment.

If you have mental or physical health concerns call or stop by. Your student health fee covers most consultations but there may be minimal charges for certain services.

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In case of a campus accident call campus police 805-289-6486

In case of emergency call 911

24 Hour Resources

Tips For A Healthier 2016

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Medical Alert! The Zika virus is spreading throughout Mexico, Central America, and South America

  1. FACTS: The virus is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. It is most dangerous for pregnant women or women who may become pregnant. There have been two sexually transmitted cases.  
     
  2. SYMPTOMS: Symptoms may include fever, rash, joint pain, red eyes and begin 3-7 days after being bitten. Symptoms can last a week.
     
  3. TREATMENT: There is no treatment other then managing symptoms. If you are experiencing these symptoms please report to your health provider right away.
     
  4. PROTECTION:1)Eliminate standing water around your home. 2) Protect yourself from mosquitos. 3)Avoid traveling to Zika infested areas. 4) Women who are pregnant should use condoms when having sex.

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Own Your Sex Life

  1. GET TESTED!!! Protect you and your partner from disease. We provide FREE rapid HIV testing.
     
  2. Wear condoms. Condoms are the only way to protect yourself from diseases. Watch this video to learn how to put them on correctly.
     
  3. Talk about sex. It's important for you and your partner to be open and honest about how to keep yourselves safe physically and emotionally.
     
  4. Consent + Sex= Pure Bliss!