If you need emergency medical care please call
or go to the nearest emergency room
Are you or somebody you care for in crisis?
If you or somebody you know is in crisis and needs immediate help please call the
Crisis & Suicide Intervention HELPLine
This is Riverside County’s Crisis hotline that is staffed with experience counselors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
No matter what problems you are dealing with, they want to help you find a reason to keep living.
If you would prefer to chat online check out their website and click on the link “Click to Chat” on the right hand side. The link for their website is below:
They also have a national Disaster Distress Hotline if you are feeling anxious about recent events of mass violence.
Disaster Distress Hotline
Spring Semester 2017 Hours
Palm Desert Campus
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 - 4:30PM
Note: TB screenings are offered Mondays and Tuesdays ONLY at the Palm Desert campus.
Results are read 48 hours later
Indio Campus Hours
Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30-9:30AM starting the second week of semester.
Services at the Indio Campus (located in the administration offices on the second floor) are limited to TB screening and health referrals to local agencies.
STD/HIV Testing and Reproductive Health Services will be offered at the Palm Desert Campus on the following dates between 11:30-2:30 on Wednesdays:
February 8, March 8, April 5, and May 10
Student Health Services are available to support registered students in achieving their educational goals by maintaining optimum physical, mental and emotional health. The clinic is staffed with licensed professional nurses, mental health professionals and a physician for the treatment and evaluation of minor, temporary physical and emotional conditions that require short term care. The physician is available a few hours a week, by appointment only, for the treatment of temporary illnesses. All services are free unless otherwise specified.
Services covered by your student health fee are:
- health evaluations (including pregnancy, sore throat, urine and blood glucose tests)
- first aid
- health education and consultation
- vision screening
- process all COD student accident insurance claims
- tuberculosis screening (TB Test)
- mental health services
- low cost flu vaccine
- low cost titers for students in various health majors