International Wellness Check-up Make your health and wellness a priority this year by booking an international student wellness check with the Campus Health and Wellness Centre. Our international health team will address any health concerns you might have. The check-up and majority of laboratory tests that may be recommend are covered through your health insurance! WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE CHECK-UP? MEDICAL EXAM Focused physical examination. Medical history and immunization status review. Screening for common issues (i.e. fatigue, headaches and low motivation). Medication management. Referrals to specialists as needed. HEALTH EDUCATION Review of sexual health resources and counselling, smoking cessation programs, dietary education and resources for adapting to a new country. MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION Review of available mental health resources and supports for students including counselling services, mental health nurses, coaching, crisis support and psychiatry referrals. WHY SHOULD YOU BOOK AN APPOINTMENT? To catch a health or wellness concern before it affects your studies. To make sure you are up-to-date on immunizations required for your program. To receive health and wellness resources that will make your transition to post-secondary education easier. HEALTH AND WELLNESS STARTS WITH YOU. BOOK AN APPOINTMENT TODAY. Visit us at the Oshawa campus in Room G1030 of the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre or call us at 905.721.3037. Make sure to ask for an “international wellness check up appointment” when booking. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH TEAM S. Sivapalan Y. Khan Campus Health Centre nurses Languages spoken: English, Dutch, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Spanish, Tagalog, and Italian. International Student Health Insurance As an international student in Canada, you have health insurance to help cover the costs of health services if you ever feel ill or get into an accident and need medical aid. Durham College Students: Student VIP/Medavie Blue Cross is a basic health insurance and covers Doctors visits. Please note that every time you visit the Campus Health and Wellness Centre you will need a physical copyof your International Student Plan. Students will need to present a second piece of identification with their full name shown when using Student VIP/Medavie Blue Cross at the CHWC. Durham College students have access to additional insurance coverage with Student VIP which helps in covering prescription drugs, extended health (i.e. vision, chiropractor, physiotherapy), and dental. The extended coverage (Student VIP) does not cover every service 100%. Consult the Student VIP website for more information on what is covered, and how to make claims For more information about your additional health insurance, connect with Durham College Student Association Ontario Tech Students: UHIP/Cowan is the University Health Insurance Plan for all international students at Ontario Tech University. It covers things like doctor’s visits, hospital care and much more. Please note that every time you visit the Campus Health and Wellness Centre you will need a physical copy of your Health International Plan. To print out your insurance card or to learn more please visit the UHIP website, visit the Ontario Tech International Office or email email@example.com. In addition, all Ontario Tech students have access to additional insurance coverage through the Ontario Tech Student Union with My Student Plan which helps in covering prescription drugs, extended health ( i.e. vision, chiropractor, physiotherapy), and dental. Consult My Student Plan website for more information on what is covered, and how to make claims FAQs Can I choose to meet with a healthcare provider based on gender preference? Yes the CHWC has male and female doctors. If you have a gender preference please let our reception clerks know when booking an appointment. Does the CHWC offer optometry services (i.e. prescriptions for glasses)? We do not provide optometry services. Does the CHWC have a nutritionist? We work in partnership with Campus Recreation, students can book an appointment with a nutritionist by visiting https://durhamlords.com/sports/2023/8/16/nutrition-consulting.aspx. Do I have access to mental health supports? Yes, as an international student you have FREE access to mental health supports. Book an appointment to learn more about our mental health services.