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Health Services

The Health Services Office at Mount St. Mary’s University is committed to keeping students well by providing the best primary/urgent care possible.

Our physician is available during clinic hours Monday through Friday.  During non-clinic hours our nurse will evaluate you and respond according to your needs.

Health Services is open to all undergraduate students, both resident and non-residents and seminarians.

Emergency after hours:  Call 911 and/or Public Safety at ext. 5911.  Or you may reach Dr. Bonita Portier, D.O. or the doctor on call for her at (717) 848-8530.


Some of the services available include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of acute illness/injury

  • Allergy injections

  • Influenza vaccine

  • Management of chronic disease or disability in collaboration with the student’s primary care provider

  • Medication monitoring when indicated

  • Rapid strep, mono and flu testing

  • Referrals to specialists, as needed

  • Medications: most medications prescribed by the doctor are available on site


There are no fees for visits to Health Services, although there are nominal fees for medications and diagnostic tests.

Payment at the time of service may be cash, check or the Mount Card.

Any services received outside of Health Services, such as x-ray or lab services are the responsibility of the student.


Insurance is not required to utilize Health Services. However, students are strongly encouraged to be insured and to carry their insurance card with them on campus. A student should have health insurance in the event diagnostic testing outside of Health Services would be indicated or in the case of emergency. It is advantageous for the student’s current insurance information to be on file in Health Services for such referrals, or emergencies.

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