Health Services will provide current University at Buffalo students (and their families) with the latest information and service announcements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
6/18/2020: Health Services is unable to test for COVID-19. If you feel you need to be tested, please call 716-829-3316 to speak to Health Services staff for advice.
You can help yourself and your campus community by doing the following:
We are doing our part to reduce exposure and ensure availability to those that will need us most by:
> We cannot provide travel clearance documents relating to COVID-19.
> We can not/do not provide documentation regarding your health infection status.
> We do not issues class excuses.
Per the Commissioner of the Erie County Department of Health, if you have symptoms of COVID-19 and are awaiting test results or if you test positive for COVID-19, regardless of your symptoms, you need to be in isolation until certain criteria are met. See the links below for the criteria and information on how to protect yourself and the community.
The Erie County Department of Health has created a hotline for COVID-19 related calls: 716-858-2929
Counseling Services is here to help with the following tips to help you manage your anxiety.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAO has decided to make our Mindfulness Library free for everyone. Please feel free to share with family, friends, or anyone else who might benefit from enhancing their mindfulness practice.
All exercises are available in both English and French: https://www.taoconnect.org/mindfulness-exercise/
There is now a free mental health crisis line for residents of New York State. A person can schedule a FREE appointment with a mental health professional by calling 1-844-863-9314.
We are aware that incoming students may have difficulty obtaining immunization records with the current COVID-19 pandemic. Rest assured that you still have plenty of time to obtain and submit your records to us as Fall 2020 classes do not begin until August 31, 2020.
Due to Summer 2020 sessions being exclusively online, proof of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) immunity is not required for Summer 2020. You should not have an IMM hold on your account. If you have an IMM hold for Summer 2020, please contact our office at (716) 829-3316.
The meningitis response is still required. You can do this directly by logging into HUB. If you need assistance with this process, please call our office at (716) 829-3316.
The pharmacy will no longer be open on Monday evenings. Hours will be Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Summer hours (5/29/20-8/18/20) will be Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Anyone on the Student Health Insurance Plans (UnitedHealthcare, BCBS of WNY) can request a 3 month supply if they currently are enrolled and have refills on prescriptions.
For students that need prescriptions filled, prescriptions can be mailed. There is no charge for this service at this time.
Students with additional questions can call 716-829-2368 or email.
If you have any questions regarding health insurance or need to make a payment, please email our office. A payment link will be sent in the reply email for any payments.
The SUNY International Student Health Insurance Program with UHC offers comprehensive coverage for those students that need COVID-19 testing or contract the virus.