Student Health Services
The Harris-McDew Student Health Center is maintained to improve and safeguard the health of students. Services provided include medical assessment & primary care, information and referrals offered in the framework of a wellness model.
Harris-McDew Student Health Center
3219 College Street
Savannah, Georgia 31404
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We Want To Hear From You!
In order to provide you with the best service possible, we would like to hear your thoughts and concerns. Please respond honestly; your opinions and ideas are greatly appreciated and will be used to ensure our services meet your needs. Click on the link below to complete the survey.
You have two options for submitting the survey, you can complete the survey as a word document and email it to Mrs. Jacqueline Awe at email@example.com or you can print the survey and take it to King Frazier Student Center room 233. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
The Harris-McDew Health Center is located on Jasmine Avenue adjacent to Payne Hall. It includes beds for temporary observation and care.
Student Health Services is funded by Student Health fees and operates under the Division of Student Affairs. This “Institutional Health Center” is one “operated in conjunction with a university and restricts its admissions and services to the institution’s students primarily for diagnosis, first aid, and the treatment of patients with a minor or short term acute illness or injury.
All students enrolled in the University that pay the Student Health fee are eligible to receive services at the Health Center. The student must present his or her student identification card in order to receive treatment.
Employees may receive treatment for emergencies only.
Students who are too ill to attend classes must report to the student health center or obtain a private physician’s excuse to present to the instructor upon returning to classes. Sick students may not be permitted to remain in the residence hall without medical attention. Any seriously contagious or unusual illness of students should be reported to Health Services immediately.
Hours of Operations
Harris-McDew Student Health Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 10:00 pm and on Friday 8:00am to 7:00pm. The physician’s Clinic is available on Monday through Thursday. Sign in time for seeing the Doctor is at 5pm sharp.
- Physician Exams and Care
- Prescription and over the counter medication
- STD Testing, Treatment and Counseling
- Preventive Medicine and Wellness Promotion Programs
- Student Health Insurance Information
- Health Related Programs and Outreach
- Minor Surgical Procedures
- Referrals to private providers for specialty, urgent, and emergency care
- Health Screening e.g., Blood Pressure
- Information and training materials
- Limited Laboratory Testing
- Collaborative Health Programs
- Health Education
- Women’s Clinic
- Substance Education Program
- Pregnancy Resource Center
- Sexual Health
- Curtis V. Cooper Health Fair
- Health and Wellness Focus Group
Meet the Staff of Harris-McDew
Jacqueline Awe, Director of Student Development
Gary N. Harvey, MD– University Physician
Mary Adams LPN-Nurse
Denise Hills LPN—Nurse
Judy Johnson– Secretary
Mr. Allan Wall, R.Ph—Pharmacist
Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan
Designated Especially for Students
Savannah State University
A UnitedHealth Group Company
Click the links below for information regarding the Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan