Marist Health Services (MHS)
Office Location: Student Center 352
Our office is staffed by our physician medical director, nurse practitioners and registered nurses.
To receive medical treatment at Health Services, you must be a full-time undergraduate student. There is no visit fee for eligible students.
Office Hours (during the semester):
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 7:00p.m. Weekends are open 12:00-5:00 for non-routine/sick appointments only
Students are seen on an appointment basis and are encouraged to call early in the day for same day appointments. Emergencies and non-appointments are triaged promptly and seen in order of severity.
Resident students requiring after-hour care or emergencies are encouraged to notify the RA,RD or Marist College Safety and Security: x5555, 2282 or 845-471-1822
Members of the Marist College community share the international concern about the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the recent cases in the United States.
While the threat of Ebola to the Marist campus is remote, steps are being taken to ensure that we are prepared to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and deal with any contingencies that may arise.
Marist Health Services is staying closely connected to campus and community partners as well as local, state, and national public health resources to provide information and links to the most up-to-date and accurate information available.
Warnings for travelers
Because of the Ebola virus outbreak as well as the unpredictability of safety and travel in West Africa, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued Health Travel Warnings for the outbreak countries of Liberia, Guinea, Mali, and Sierra Leone. The CDC urges U.S. residents to avoid all nonessential travel to these countries.
The CDC has also issued an alert for the countries of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, urging travelers to take precautions and protect themselves from coming into contact with persons infected by Ebola
Ebola is not a food-, water-, or air-borne illness.
Individuals without symptoms are not contagious.
The virus is not transmitted through casual contact.
Individuals who have questions or concerns are encouraged to contact Marist Health Services at
845-575-3270 for information, guidance, and support.
Further Information on Ebola
- CDC Advice for Colleges and Universities
- CDC Ebola Information Page
- CDC Questions and Answers on Ebola
- NY State Dept. of Health Ebola FAQs
- U.S. State Department Fact Sheet for Ebola
- U.S. State Department Travel Warnings