March 20th, open with some services limited

March 18, 2019

Due to labor actions and decreased staffing, some services may be limited on March 20, 2019.

Please note telephone and email responses may be delayed.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.

If you are having a life-threatening medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.

The following services will be available:

Medical Services:

Primary Care

  • A limited number of Primary Care appointments can be booked online through the portal; non-timely appointments may be deferred.
  • 24/7 advice nurse line: (510) 643-7197

Urgent Care

  • Open normal hours: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm

  • For urgent medical concerns, and/or if you are unsure whether you need to come in, please call (510) 643-7197 to speak with the 24/7 Advice Nurse

Mental Health Services

Counseling and Psychiatry Services (CAPS)

  • Drop-in services for urgent concerns, 10am - 5pm
  • All groups scheduled for Wednesday 3/20 are canceled
  • Phone: (510) 642-9494
  • Call the After Hours Counseling Line at (855) 817-5667

Laboratory

  • Urgent labwork only:  Please contact your ordering provider, or the advice line, if you are not sure if your lab test is urgent.

  • No self-directed services (STI screening, pregnancy testing, TB tests) are being offered until March 21.

Radiology

  • Open normal hours: 8am - 6pm

Pharmacy

  • Open normal hours: 8:30am - 6pm

  • Urgent medication refills only (if you will be out of your medication before March 21)

  • Routine medications refills may be delayed up to 5 days

Occupational Health

  • Open normal hours: 8:00am - 11:45am and 12:45pm - 4:45pm

  • Limited services on March 20.  Scheduled appointments will be seen.

  • No TB testing will be performed on March 20.  

Social Services

  • Limited services. The front office room 2280 is open

  • Nutrition Appointments will be seen

  • Phone: (510) 642-6074

Health Promotion

  • Open normal hours and taking all scheduled appointments

Appointment Office

  • The Appointment Office will be closed on March 20.

  • Please go to Urgent Care if you need to be seen.

  • Primary care appointments are available for booking online at etang.berkeley.edu. If you need further assistance, please call our 24/7 advice nurse at 510-643-7197, or go to urgent care

  • If you’d like to schedule a routine appointment, please call 642-2000 on March 21

Allergy and Travel Immunizations

  • Immunization and Travel Consultation appointments will be seen

  • If you have an urgent travel need and are leaving the country within the next 5 days, Phone: (510) 643-7177

  • Allergy shot appointments will be available to already scheduled students

Mandatory TB and Immunization Office

  • The office is closed until March 21

  • Phone: (510) 664-5090 (please note, we will respond within 1-2 working days)

  • Email:  tbimmune@berkeley.edu   (please note, we will respond within 1-2 working days)

Physical Therapy

  • Limited services on March 20; if you have a scheduled appointment, you will be seen

  • Phone: (510) 642-0607

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) Office

  • Open normal hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-4:45 pm (Thursdays open at 9am).

  • Phone: (510) 642-5700

Health Records

  • Reduced services - urgent requests will be prioritized. Normal operations resume March 21

  • Window open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm

  • Phone: (510) 642-1804

Specialty Clinics

  • Specialty Clinic will be open on a limited basis on March 20, for students with already scheduled appointments