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After Hours Care

KSU Nurse Line
24 hours a day 7 days a week

Kent State University Health Services offers students the opportunity to call the KSU Nurse Line which delivers quality medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Even when the DeWeese Health Center is closed, students may call the KSU Nurse Line and talk to a registered nurse who will assess their medical concerns and suggest what to do next . In most cases, the students will be able to take care of themselves right at their residence. Sometimes students may need to see a health care provider. In these cases the nurse will help determine if the student needs an emergency and/or urgent care facility immediately, or simply advise the student to schedule a visit to the Kent State University's DeWeese health Center when the center is open.

Call the KSU Nurse Line when you.......

...are in need of a medical assessment or home care advice
...are experiencing symptoms that might be a medical concern
...have been exposed to or ingested a potentially poisonous or hazardous substance
...require immediate information regarding medications
...need advice about insect or animal bites
...are in need of an assessment on injuries or trauma (not a 911 emergency)
...are experiencing seasonal illness such as cold, coughs, sore throats, flu symptoms, allergies

The KSU nurseline offers services for deaf/near deaf and non English speaking callers