Where can I obtain the Health Center forms?
Health Center forms are emailed to all incoming first-year students in early June. Forms are also available from the health center website.
What if my insurance covers only one physical per year?
Your doctor may complete our physical form using the physical information within one year of the July 15 due date. You do not need to send an updated physical after July 15 unless there is a change. You can download a physical form from the Bailey Health Center website.
Can I submit my own doctor’s forms?
No. All Bailey Health Center forms must be utilized. Private physician forms including immunization records in any other format will result in a $50 surcharge to the student account.
Does my doctor’s office need to fill in the immunization record?
Yes. The form must be completed in entirety and page 2 must be signed by the provider. “See attached” is not acceptable and will result in a $50 surcharge.
Which immunizations (vaccinations) are required?
Please see the heath center’s list of immunizations required for matriculation.
Do I need to keep a copy of the health forms?
Keeping a copy of health forms for your personal record is always a good idea.
Who should be listed as an emergency contact?
Parents would automatically be called first. This is an opportunity to list someone other than a parent in case he/she is unable to be reached.
Does my child need a physical every year?
No. An exam is needed only as an incoming first-year or transfer student. If your student receives an immunization from another health care provider, documentation should be uploaded to the student portal.
Will my insurance cover my child while at Lafayette College?
This depends on each individual insurance policy. Call the member services number listed on your card to confirm your coverage while attending Lafayette.
What is a guest provider?
This is a designated primary care physician in the Easton area. Some HMO plans may require you to choose one while your student is at Lafayette.
Why do I need to send a copy of my insurance card?
Your insurance is needed for services rendered by outside providers, such as medications, labs and x-rays.
How does my child get seen at the health center?
The student can make an appointment by calling 610-330-5001.For emergencies, call Public Safety at 610-330-4444.
Is there a fee to see the doctor?
No. There is no charge for a provider visit. However, there may be fees associated with some services provided at the health center such as rapid testing, lab work, immunizations or medications.
How can my student fill a prescription at the Bailey Health Center?
The health center has a limited amount of medications in our formulary at a cost. Other medications or those requesting to use their insurance can make other arrangements with local pharmacies. NeighboRX and Bell Apothecary are two local pharmacies that will deliver to the health center. A student can call and set up an account with a credit card.
NeighboRx Pharmacy: 610-829-1515
Bell Apothecary: 610-258-2311