As the Fall semester brings thousands of Tigers to Clemson campuses, some simple tips and University resources can help you stay healthy this year.
As always, remember to:
- Continue to properly hydrate
- Properly and frequently wash your hands
- Disinfect commonly touched surfaces
- Stay at home if you are feeling sick or have a fever
- Cover your mouth and nose
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Get plenty of sleep and drink plenty of fluids
- Get a flu vaccine from Clemson Rural Health (employees) or Redfern Health Center (students)
Wellness resources for Clemson employees
Clemson Rural Health
Clemson Rural Health is the organizing framework for Clemson’s health service delivery and prevention efforts statewide. Clinics offer same-day appointments for a wide range of services at most locations, including preventative care, acute care, complementary care (health coaching and education), food security and nutrition, and immunizations. Immunizations include annual flu vaccines, TDAP, Shingrix, pneumonia and more.
- Clemson Health Clinic at Walhalla
- Joseph F. Sullivan Center on main campus (Edwards Hall)
- Clemson Health Clinic at Orangeburg
- Clemson Rural Health Support Office at Abbeville
- Clemson Rural Health Mobile Health Units
CU 4 Health
CU4Health (under the “Clemson University employees” dropdown) is an employee wellness program with no out-of-pocket cost for those covered by the South Carolina state health plan. It includes a lipid panel, complete blood count, basic metabolic panel, health risk assessment, and counseling with a Clemson Rural Health educator.
Employee Assistance Program
Clemson University’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), available through ComPsych, is available to all employees and their families, including spouses, dependents and other household members. Services include confidential emotional support, work and lifestyle support, legal guidance, financial resources and digital support. These services are confidential as the law allows and are typically provided at no cost.
Campus Recreation offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor programs, activities and facilities that promote overall wellness.
Testing for COVID-19 is available to students, faculty and staff at Redfern Health Center on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:15 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Wednesdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wellness resources for Clemson students
Student Health Services is an integrated, outpatient organization comprised of three divisions: Medical Services, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and Healthy Campus.
- Medical Services includes primary care services, a pharmacy, immunizations and allergy injections, a nurse’s clinic, and a women’s clinic. A wide variety of services are available as well, including laboratory, radiology, sexual, reproductive, LGBTQ, and sports medicine services. Redfern Health Center on main campus offers in-person and virtual visits.
- Health Campus strives for students to experience a way of life that contributes to lifelong health and well-being. Resources include interactive programming, nutrition information and social connections
- Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers a wide array of services along a continuum of intensity for various psychological issues. Students seeking services should call CAPS reception at 864-656-2451 during business hours (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).