Summer Health Services
Centeno House 1st and 2nd floors
Monday - Friday:
June 28 through August 16: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Weekends: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Parton Health Service offers care for acute illness and injury. We are staffed by registered nurses during our regular hours for walk-in first aid and minor acute care. Call Health Service to schedule prescriber appointments with our doctor or nurse practitioner. Appointments are available Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Examples of Care Provided:
- Cough, sore throat, ear pain
- Minor injuries
- Urinary tract infection symptoms
- Bug bites and other minor skin infections
- Vomiting, diarrhea
- Urgent Men’s and Women’s Health Care
- Travel immunizations if travel is for Middlebury College credit or regular Middlebury College undergraduates
- Allergy shots for regular Middlebury College undergraduates only
Care NOT Available at Health Services:
- Allergy shots (We will facilitate a referral to a local medical office)
- Routine/annual gynecological exams, including contraception
- Physical exams for travel, routine health care maintenance, or peace-of-mind STI testing
- Laboratory testing to monitor your chronic health care needs (We will facilitate testing through the local hospital when the request is accompanied by a detailed order from your primary care provider)
- Medication refills
- Surveillance for chronic health conditions
- Visit your primary care provider at home to update medications, care plans, etc. before coming to Middlebury.
- Bring enough routine medications with you to campus to last for your entire stay.
- You will be required to complete a brief health history form at your first visit to Parton Health Service. Health records/history may be required by local physicians.
- We will refer you off campus if you require the services of a specialist or you have a medical emergency.
- To help us better care for your acute health care needs, you may send documentation of chronic health concerns along with our summer health form (located below) ahead of your arrival at Middlebury.
Health Service Visits: You will be asked to complete a health history form upon your first visit to the Health Center each summer. Please come prepared with the contact information for your primary health care provider, a list of any and all medications you take on a regular basis, health insurance information, immunization history and emergency contact information.
Care When Health Service is Closed: For medical emergencies call 911. For health care that cannot wait until the following morning, you may be evaluated at Porter Hospital Emergency Department (802.388.4701). Porter Hospital is located on South Street in Middlebury, about one mile from campus. Bring your health insurance card with you for any visits to Porter Hospital.
Medical Transportation: The Department of Public Safety will assist students with transportation for non-emergency needs from the campus to Porter Hospital. Students must find their own transportation for all other off-campus medical appointments.
Release from Porter Hospital: The college residence halls and Parton Health Service are not equipped to provide recuperative care after release from Porter Hospital. In these cases, students may be asked to make their own arrangements. In some cases, and with permission of the program vice president or director, students will be permitted to attend classes or participate in co-curricular activities while being lodged off campus or while being cared for by a friend or relative.