Student Health Services exist as an exemplary provider of comprehensive, cost-effective, and compassionate medical care and health education to the students of Oberlin College.
Student Health Services practitioners provide primary care services to all Oberlin College students, regardless of insurance coverage. Students may see a physician, certified nurse practitioner, certified nurse-midwife, or registered nurse for a broad spectrum of illness and injuries, as well as follow-up care.
We also maintain a network of local experts who can offer additional specialty care as needed.
After-hours and Emergency Care
If you are experiencing an emergency, please call Mercy Allen Hospital at 440-775-1221. For non-emergencies, visit the Mercy Ready Care Walk-in Clinic, 224 W. Lorain St. or call 440-775-8811.
Oberlin College Student Health Services (SHS) continues to collaborate with Lorain County Health and the Ohio Department of Health to provide the most appropriate COVID-19 information and testing recommendations to the members of our community.
We recommend students call the Ohio Department of Health (833-427-5634) if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 and want to know if you should be tested.
You can also schedule a virtual appointment with the providers listed in the health care providers section.
Should you have any severe symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, confusion, lethargy, or dizziness please go to the nearest emergency room and call prior to your arrival. If in Oberlin, call Mercy Allen Hospital at 440-775-1211.
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at cdc.gov has provided a variety of online resources that cover every aspect of the pandemic known as COVID-19. Browse the site for information about screenings, symptoms, making and wearing masks, and more.