Medications And Equipment
Medications and Equipment
Self Care Packs:
Self Care Packs are available to students for pick-up by calling 717-871-5250. Each pack includes medications and medical supplies to assist with the treatment of minor symptoms such as:
Wound Care: band-aids, antibiotic ointment, adhesive covering, gauze sponges.
Stomach Upset: ginger ale, crackers, Diotame (equal to Pepto-Bismol)
Pain: Addaprin (ibuprofen) or non-aspirin (acetaminophen) pain reliever
Allergy (Environmental): Loratadine (Claritin)
Cold/Flu: Addaprin (ibuprofen) or non-aspirin (acetaminophen), Sudafed, lozenges, disposable thermometers, salt packets (for gargle/rinse)
When isolation and safe distancing measures are lifted, the Self Care Packs will be available in Health Services' waiting room for pick up. Students will need to complete a form located in the Self-Care Cart in the waiting area.
**Sanitary supplies and condoms/dental dams also available.
Limited selections of prescription and over-the-counter medications are available at Health Services, many of which are free or available for a nominal fee. Medications that are prescribed by a Health Services practitioner and not available at Health Services can be filled and purchased at any local pharmacy. Please refer to our website for a list of local pharmacies.
Some equipment and orthopedic appliances are available for purchase from Health Services. Crutches are available for loan; however, charges will be incurred if not returned.