ALLERGY INJECTION POLICY
The Student Health Center (SHC) will administer allergy injections with the following
provisions on file:
1- Written orders from your allergist who has provided the appropriate serum.
2- Your signature on the allergy injection consent form.
There is always a possibility of an adverse reaction to an allergy shot. For your
safety, our allergy shot protocol requires:
1- A medical provider must be present in the SHC.
2- You must wait in the SHC 15 minutes after receiving an injection.
3- Before leaving, you must be checked for signs of a reaction.
4- The injection site must not be rubbed or scratched. If itching occurs, apply
5-Avoid vigorous exercise (jogging, gym workouts, etc.) one hour before and after
6-Immediately report any problems/reactions from an allergy injection to the SHC.
Patient responsibilities are as follows:
1 - Having current instructions, injection schedules, and serum(s) at the SHC.
2- Adhering to the injection schedule prescribed by your allergist.
3- Arranging to receive scheduled injections during semester breaks and summer break
when the SHC is closed.
4- Obtaining refill serum(s) as needed.
5- Picking up remaining serum(s) when leaving the College for semester breaks, withdrawal
or graduation. Any remaining
serum will be discarded each May, the first Monday after graduation ceremonies.
The SHC will not mail/ship any serum.
6- Understanding your allergist’s instructions
Allergy injection appointment requirements:
1- Appointments must be made.
2- If more then 5 minutes late for scheduled appointment, you may be asked to wait
3- You must adhere to injection schedule prescribed by your allergist. Missing three
(3) visits as prescribed by your allergist,
requiring an adjustment to your scheduled injections results in revocation of SHC
allergy clinic privileges and referral to an
off-campus medical provider. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Billing and payment requirements:
The Health Center offers injections at a fee of $65 per semester that will be billed
to the student account on the first visit.