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Spring Break Hours 2010
Have a safe and healthy break!

Click here to see regular UHS hours

  • During Spring Break, the Tang Center is open for urgent services (Urgent Care clinic and urgent Pharmacy needs only) from 9am - 4:30pm Monday, March 22-Thursday, March 25.
  • The Tang Center will be closed Friday, March 26 for the Cesar Chavez holiday, as well as Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28. Regular hours will resume on Monday March 29.
  • Please check the schedule below for the hours of specific services during the Spring Break week.
  • Also see After Hours Assistance for resources and referral information when the Tang Center is closed.
  • See regular hours for all other dates not listed above.

 

Service Hours
Advice Nurse Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
After Hours Assistance See After Hours Assistance for information and referrals for urgent and non-urgent problems, prescription refills, emergency contraception, and other services that may be needed when Tang Center is closed.
Career Counseling Library Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
CARE Services Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Cashier Office Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28. All charges for students will be automatically bills to CARS during Spring Break.
Counseling (CPS) Emergency Counseling Monday - Thursday, 9am-4:30pm
Health Net Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28. 24-hour medical coverage available for emergencies, including during University holidays and inter-sessions. Call (510) 642-1976 when the Tang Center is closed.
Health Insurance Office Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28, no walk-in service.
However, phone service will be available Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm by calling (510)642-5700.
Health Promotion Unit Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Laboratory Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Medical clinics
Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Medical Records Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Occupational Health Clinic Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Pharmacy Open for urgent needs Monday, March 22 - Thursday, March 25; closed Friday, March 26-Sunday, March 28. See Pharmacy Services if you need pharmacy assistance when we are closed.
Physical Therapy Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Radiology Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Self-Care Resource Center Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
Social Services Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28
TB Testing

Closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28

Urgent Care Open for urgent needs Monday, March 22 - Thursday, March 25; closed Friday, March 26-Sunday, March 28.



After Hours Assistance: When Tang Center is Closed for Extended Breaks

Service Hours
Emergencies For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. Also see Emergency/Crisis.
Urgent medical or mental health problems If you have an urgent medical or mental health problem that cannot wait until the Tang Center is open:
  • call the After Hours Assistance Line at (510) 643-7197 for immediate assistance. If you need to speak with a counselor urgently, you will be connected to the 24/7 counseling line.
  • find a local Urgent Care Center with extended hours.
  • find a phone number for a crisis/suicide prevention hotline
  • see information below on emergency contraception, dental emergency, pharmacy refills and other services that may be needed when Tang Center is closed
  • find a local emergency room
    (The closest to campus is Alta Bates Hospital, 2450 Ashby Ave., just east of Telegraph Ave.)

    Please note:
    care may be at your own expense; emergency room charges are usually more than urgent care centers.
Non-urgent problems If your problem can wait until the Tang Center reopens for regular service on Monday, March 29:
  • call to schedule an appointment, (510) 642-2000 or
  • call to speak to the advice nurse, (510) 643-7197

    Also see Online Health Topics A-Z for self-care information.
Cancel appointments To ensure that your message is retained, please wait until Monday, March 29 or later to call:

Medical appointments (call when we reopen March 29, 2010):
Call (510) 643-7033, 24 hours a day, to cancel an appointment. You must cancel at least 24 hours in advance or you will be billed a Late Cancellation Fee.

Counseling appointments (call when we reopen March 29, 2010):
Call (510) 642-9494 (CPS) or (510) 642-6074 (Social Services) 24 hours a day, to cancel an appointment. You must cancel at least 24 hours in advance or you will be billed a Late Cancellation Fee.

Emergency contraception The Morning After Pill, used for emergency contraception (not birth control) needs to be taken within 72 - 120 hours of unprotected intercourse or a broken condom. (It is most effective if taken within 72 hours.) If you cannot wait for the Tang Center to open, check www.ec-help.org for pharmacies that provide emergency contraception. Please note: Patients 18 years and older do not need a prescription for emergency contraception; patients 17 years and younger will need a prescription. Also see Pregnancy Options: Medical, Counseling and Educational Services.
Dental emergency See metlife.com/dental for a list of dentists or call 1-888-384-5155 to speak to a dental plan representative.
UHS Health Net members Call (510) 642-1976 to make an appointment. If you have an urgent problem that cannot wait until the Tang Center is open, please call After Hours Assistance at (510) 643-7197 to reach the on-call doctor.
Insurance questions and authorization The Student Health Insurance Office will be closed Monday, March 22-Sunday March 28; no walk-in service will be available.However, phone service will be available Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm by calling (510)642-5700.

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) members with questions about Anthem Blue Cross coverage when UHS is closed should call (800)888-2108. Care provided at an emergency room or urgent care clinic does not require authorization.

Pharmacies with extended hours See List of Pharmacies in the Bay Area.
The Tang Center Pharmacy will open for urgent needs Monday, March 22 - Thursday, March 25. To refill a prescription, please call the automated Prescription Refill Line at (510) 643-7363 after we reopen March 29, 2010.
Urgent care centers in the area See List of Urgent Care Centers in the area.

 

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