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After Hours Care

Students needing medical attention in the evenings or on weekends when the Student Health Service is closed have several options:

For all medical or mental health emergencies, students should call 911: (Both EMTs and campus police respond to all 911 calls)

24/7 Health Line: An additional resource for students is the Aetna Student Health Line, a telephone service provided by Aetna Student Health, manned by registered nurses, that students can contact 24/7 with health questions. So if it is midnight and you have a terrible ear ache and want advice or information, you can call (800) 556-1555. This health line is available to all full-time students - Use your Student ID number as your account number if they ask.

MedEast Walk-In Center:
Urgent health problems that cannot wait until the following day may be addressed at the Med East Walk-In Center located at 1703 West Main Street in Willimantic, about two miles from campus. Med East is open until 6:45pm, Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends. Phone: (860) 456-1252.

UConn Health Urgent Care in the Storrs Center Downtown, up Rt. 195 North, just before the UConn campus; open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone: (860) 487-9300

Windham Community Memorial Hospital Emergency Room: Urgent care problems that cannot wait is the Emergency Room at Windham Community Memorial Hospital located about 1 mile from campus. Open 24 hours every day of the year. The telephone number is (860) 456-6715.

"Minute Clinic" at CVS in Coventry: Another option for after hours care is the "Minute Clinic" at CVS in Coventry located at the junction of Routes 31 and 44. Go to http://www.minuteclinic.com/ for details and directions.

Housing Staff: All hall directors and residence assistants (RA's) will be able to provide information and resources to students.