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Medications

Providers decide what medications will be dispensed by the Student Health Center, including cold and cough treatments, Tylenol, Ibuprofen, and antibiotics.
For prescribed medications, there are several pharmacies within walking distance from campus:

  • CVS Pharmacy
    400 Admiral Street
    401-351-5030
  • Walgreens Pharmacy
    Admiral Street
    401-331-2507
  • J&B Pharmacy
    1017 Smith Street
    Providence, RI
    (401) 861-1194

 
Long term prescriptions: A student's physician must document medication on the health record provided by the college. The student must see to it that he/she has sufficient supply (or a refill prescription) to last until a return home.
Syringes: Students requiring the use of syringes must record that need on their health record form and personally notify Health Services.
 
NOTE: Used syringes must be sealed in a sharps container and must not be disposed of in the trash! Full containers can be brought home or to Health Services for disposal.

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