Counseling & Psychological Services (UCPS): The Health & Wellness Center shares Johnson Hall with the UCPS. Our departments work closely together to ensure the physical and mental health of our student body.
Health Advancement & Prevention Strategies Office (HAPS): The mission of HAPS is to encourage learning and personal development through the promotion of public health and safety. Our departments communicate regularly in order to keep Lehigh's campus up-to-date on the latest health news and tips to maintain a safe, happy campus.
Lehigh University Police Department (LUPD): The goals of the Health & Wellness Center and the LUPD are concurrent in that our main focus is to keep Lehigh safe on a small and wide scale. They are always there to help in the event of an emergency at 610-758-4200.
Lehigh University Emergency Services (LUEMS): Basic life support services are provided 24/7 during the academic year by a team of volunteer students, faculty, and staff who are fully licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. LUEMS averages a 4 minute response time when called to an emergency on campus. LUEMS can be dispatched by calling 610-758-4200.
Gender Violence Support Advocates: This group is available 24/7/365 to support survivors of gender violence by providing initial support, options, and referrals to survivors.
Disability Support Services: This office develops policies and procedures to provide students with as much independence as possible to promote self-advocacy.
Gender Violence Education & Support: The Health & Wellness Center works with the office of Gender Violence Education & Support to promote sexual health on campus and to provide support for survivors on gender-based violence.
The Pride Center: The Pride Center for Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity exists to build a just, equitable world through community building and the pursuit of change. We work to create a world where people of all genders and sexualities are able to thrive as their full, authentic selves.
Bethlehem Health Bureau (BHB): The BHB ensures the health of the Bethlehem City community by utilizing the three core functions of public health: monitor health status to identify community health problems, diagnose and investigate health problems and hazards in the community, and evaluate effectiveness, accessibility and quality of personal and population-based health services
Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH): The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Health is to promote healthy behaviors, prevent injury and disease, and to assure the safe delivery of quality health care for all people in Pennsylvania.
The Department, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Expanded HIV Testing Initiative (PEHTI) and the HIV Prevention and Care Project (HPCP), provides HIV Self-Testing (HST) for individuals who reside in Pennsylvania (excluding Philadelphia County). The goal of the getmyHIVtest.com program is to help people get tested who wouldn't otherwise go to their doctor or to a testing clinic.
Tests are available from the website getmyhivtest.com (Opens In A New Window)
You will be asked to read the information on the website and answer a few questions in order to receive an FDA-approved, OraQuick home HIV test kit mailed to your provided address. Support for anyone who takes the HIV self-test is available through OraQuick and the HPCP, as noted on the website.
https://novusacs.com/bethlehem/ Located approximately 2.5 miles from campus, Novus offers free and confidential STD screenings. Every individual is offered testing for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV and Hepatitis C.
They also provide free rapid testing for:
Testing.com: A board certified database of STD testing locations can be found with a quick search at this website.
National & International Resources
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
World Health Organization (WHO): WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.
Off-Campus Care Resources
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