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Appendix VIII: Medical Guide

Responsible for Maintenance: Director of Campus Safety

Medical Guide for RBC Students

Type of Need Medical Issue Examples Recommendations Transportation
Emergency ·       Severe pain or swelling

·       Deep cuts

·       Burns

·       Seizures

·       Fevers > 101

·       Dizziness, fainting, trouble speaking, numbness in limbs

·       Concussions, head injuries

·       Poisoning

·       Medication overdose or interactions

Call Dept. of Campus Safety and Police   804-862-6111

 

They will coordinate emergency services as needed

Ambulance will be arranged when needed.

 

If an ambulance is required, student will be responsible for providing health insurance or payment for services.

Urgent Care ·       Bruises and sprains

·       Colds and/or flu

·       Skin rashes

·       Infections

·       Vomiting and/or diarrhea

·       Broken bones

·       Sprains

 

Patient First – Colonial Heights

8AM-10PM

or

BetterMed – Colonial Heights 8AM-8PM

 

After Hours:

Southside Emergency Care Center – Colonial Heights or TriCities ER – Prince George

Uber, taxi or self-transportation

 

OR

 

RBC shuttle (contact the Office of Campus Engagement for more information – oce@rbc.edu)

Routine Care ·       Vaccines

·       Colds

·       Allergy shots

·       Lab tests/ blood work

·       Physicals

·       Other planned or non-urgent care

Patient First – Colonial Heights

8AM-10PM

or

BetterMed – Colonial Heights 8AM-8PM

RBC shuttle every Monday at 4 pm

Departs from Residential Village

 

OR

 

RBC shuttle (contact the Office of Campus Engagement for more information – oce@rbc.edu)

*This guide is intended to provide you with advice and information about how you may treat yourself for common illnesses. It is not intended to be a substitution for expert medical advice or treatment.

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