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Welcome!

The SXU Health Center is unique in that we serve students, faculty, staff and members of the community. We are a nurse practitioner-led primary care clinic that is open year-round and provides a variety of services for our patient population. Located at 3925 W. 103rd Street (Driehaus Center), our mission is to provide accessible and affordable holistic care that upholds the SXU standard for excellence.

 

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Important COVID-19 Information

Testing

The SXU Health Center is now offering COVID-19 testing to students, staff and faculty. At this time, we are unable to offer it to members of the community.

Testing is performed by appointment only. If you need a COVID-19 test please use our COVID-19 Reporting Form and someone from the Health Center will call you back to get more information and to set up an appointment if necessary. Please call 773-298-3712 with any questions.

Reporting

All SXU students, faculty and staff who have tested positive for COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms suspicious of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 should stay home and fill out our HIPAA-secure COVID-19 Reporting Form. Once we have received the report someone from the Health Center will call you back as soon as we can to get more information and set up testing if needed.

Vaccines

At this time the Health Center does not have any COVID-19 vaccines. We have submitted an application to the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to become a COVID-19 vaccine administration site, but there is no timeline about when that may occur. Currently, Chicago is still in Phase 1a of the vaccination process, prioritizing vaccination of health care workers and those in long-term care facilities. We will notify you as soon as we have any more information.

Infection Control Measures

During the COVID-19 outbreak, the SXU Health Center has implemented numerous procedures to protect our staff and patients:

  • All patients are required to wear face masks while they are inside the Health Center. Staff will also be wearing face masks.
  • Depending on the reason for your visit, you may be offered an in-person or telemedicine (phone or secure video link) appointment.
  • If there are too many people in our waiting room, we may ask you to complete paperwork in an exam room or to wait in your car until your room is ready.
  • No visitors are allowed. Patients under 18 years old may be accompanied by one parent or guardian.
  • No walk-ins are accepted to allow for proper screening. We may still be able to accommodate same day appointments; call 773-298-3712 to make an appointment.

Please see SXU's Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Return to Campus page for the most recent updates.

Services Offered

We offer sick visits for anyone 18 months of age and older. Please note that many illnesses will need to be seen via telemedicine (phone or secure video link) at this time. The following are some examples of visit reasons:

  • Sore throat/strep throat
  • Cold/flu (including rapid flu testing)
  • Sinus infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Pink eye
  • Ear irrigation
  • Mono (including rapid mono testing)
  • Minor Injury (no X-ray services on site)
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Mental health (can treat basic anxiety/depression, depending on severity may be referred to a mental health professional)

  • School/well-child physicals (preschool through college)
  • Sports physicals
  • Camp physicals
  • Health program physicals
  • Work physicals
  • DOT physicals
  • Well-woman physicals (including pap smears)

  • DOT physicals
  • Illinois Bus driver physicals
  • DOT drug screens
  • Learn about our additional services on our Occupational Health Services page.

  • Titers
  • Urine drug screens
  • PPD placements/readings
  • Quantiferon gold
  • All required immunizations

  • All of our specimens are sent to Quest Diagnostics for processing.
  • We offer adult and pediatric blood draws (including lead testing).
  • Patients can bring in lab orders from outside medical providers for specimen collection. The results are then sent directly to the provider.

  • Many of our nurse practitioners are certified CPR instructors through the American Heart Association.
  • Please see our CPR Classes page for information on schedules and classes offered.

  • Our staff offers health education on various topics around the SXU campus and throughout the community.
  • Looking for a speaker at your school or place of business? Let one of our nurse practitioners give a presentation on a health topic of your choice to your students or employees.
  • We participate in health fairs around the Chicagoland area to provide information on health topics.
  • We offer nicotine and tobacco cessation counseling and treatment provided individually and in groups.

  • Traveling internationally? We offer comprehensive travel visits that cover everything from immunizations needed to malaria prevention to traveler's diarrhea.
  • Please see our Travel Medicine Services page for more information
 
 

We are a tobacco-free campus!

Saint Xavier University is proud to be a tobacco-free campus since 2017, with the goal of providing a safe and healthy living/learning/working environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

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Patient Testimonials

"My first experience at the SXU Health Center was professional and caring. I was greeted with a smile and felt like they welcomed me. They also had the vaccine I needed when my own pharmacy did not. Appreciated that convenience immensely."
"The SXU Health Center is extremely convenient, is very clean, and the employees are professional and friendly. I will use it as often as possible. Great experience as always."
"This is a little unknown gem in the community. The staff is so nice and so professional. They aren't overbooked and I got in and out quickly. Thank you to Saint Xavier's for offering the clinic for all of us."


                                                  

 

Classes and Special Services

The SXU Health Center provides classes and special services for those who are interested in participating.

 
 

Meet the Staff