Health Services

Flu Vaccine Clinic

The Effingham County Health Department will be hosting a Flu Vaccine Clinic October 23,2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Foundation and Alumni Center for Staff and Students of Lake Land College.

Insurance is accepted.  Must bring drivers license and insurance card.  If you do no have insurance the cost is $50 and it must be paid in cash.

Student Survey

Students are encouraged to participate in the online Core Alcohol and Drug Survey™ administrated by the Core Institute™, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Student participation and honest answers are critical to assess alcohol and drug related issues in order to provide better services, programming and support for our students.

  • Participation is completely voluntary, confidential and anonymous.
  • To participate, CLICK HERE and enter 19992 as the 5 digit login code.

Your privacy and research records will be kept confidential to the extent of the law.

Lake Land College Health Services

Lake Land College Health Services is available to all students and staff free of charge. The college nurse is available to discuss and answer any questions in regards to physical disorders or health-related circumstances and to provide emergency first aid treatment as well as various medical services. However, it is recommended that students subscribe to the Student Health Insurance program or have a private policy that provides comprehensive medical and surgical benefits.

Services Offered

  • Non-prescription medication available
  • Allergy injection (specific requirements needed)
  • First aid emergency care
  • Injuries dressed
  • Weight checked
  • Blood pressure checked
  • Consultation on medical problems
  • Assistance in obtaining the services of local physicians and agencies*
  • Health promotion programs on substance abuse, nutrition, infectious disease, physical fitness and other topics

*Cost of an ambulance, hospitalization, doctor’s appointments, prescription medication, X-ray’s and laboratory fees are covered by the student and are not the responsibility of the college.

Health Related Prolonged Absences

In case of prolonged absences because of illness, accident or family emergencies of three days or more, students must contact Health Services so that proper notification can be made to instructors. Health Services does not get assignments from instructors for students, so it is advisable to have the phone number to someone in your class for this information, or call or email the instructor directly.

Flu Vaccine Clinic

The Coles County Health Department will be hosting a Flu Vaccine Clinic November 15 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Foundation and Alumni Center for Staff and Students of Lake Land College.

Most insurance companies can be billed for the shot, and participants will need to bring their insurance card to the event.  For those who wish to pay, the cost for regular flu vaccine is $35 and high dose for individuals over age 65 is $65.

Student Survey

Students are encouraged to participate in the online Core Alcohol and Drug Survey™ administrated by the Core Institute™, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Student participation and honest answers are critical to assess alcohol and drug related issues in order to provide better services, programming and support for our students.

  • Participation is completely voluntary, confidential and anonymous.
  • To participate, CLICK HERE and enter 19992 as the 5 digit login code.

Your privacy and research records will be kept confidential to the extent of the law.

Lake Land College Health Services

Lake Land College Health Services is available to all students and staff free of charge. The college nurse is available to discuss and answer any questions in regards to physical disorders or health-related circumstances and to provide emergency first aid treatment as well as various medical services. However, it is recommended that students subscribe to the Student Health Insurance program or have a private policy that provides comprehensive medical and surgical benefits.

Services Offered

  • Non-prescription medication available
  • Allergy injection (specific requirements needed)
  • First aid emergency care
  • Injuries dressed
  • Weight checked
  • Blood pressure checked
  • Consultation on medical problems
  • Lactation Room
  • Assistance in obtaining the services of local physicians and agencies*
  • Health promotion programs on substance abuse, nutrition, infectious disease, physical fitness and other topics

*Cost of an ambulance, hospitalization, doctor’s appointments, prescription medication, X-ray’s and laboratory fees are covered by the student and are not the responsibility of the college.

Lactation Room

A Lactation Room is available for nursing mothers and families. It includes comfortable seating and a sink. It is located in the Student Wellness Center in the Luther Student Center.

Health Related Prolonged Absences

In case of prolonged absences because of illness, accident or family emergencies of three days or more, students must contact Health Services so that proper notification can be made to instructors. Health Services does not get assignments from instructors for students, so it is advisable to have the phone number to someone in your class for this information, or call or email the instructor directly.

COVID-19

If you test positive for COVID-19 please refer to the CDC guidelines.

Accidents On Campus

Anyone injured while on campus or attending a college-sponsored activity is required to notify Health Services and complete an Accident Report. If the incident occurs after hours, the Lake Land College Police Department should be notified.

In the event that Health Services is closed and you have an emergency or need assistance, call 911, the Lake Land College Police Department at 217-234-5066 or your personal physician.

No Smoking Policy