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Jason Warkentin, a medical technologist, demonstrates a microscopic examination of a urine sample at the new Oregon State University Health Center in Corvallis on Aug. 25.

Healthcare explained: How to navigate student health services

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
September 25, 2023

While the books may have been bought, the dorm moved into and classes ready to begin, there may be one thing that students have yet to figure out: How to access health care while away from home. Whether...

What you need to know about gender affirming care: The what, the where and the ways it affects the OSU community

What you need to know about gender affirming care: The what, the where and the ways it affects the OSU community

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
June 6, 2023

From routine physicals, to sexual health care and beginning transition or continuing transition, access to gender affirming care aims to make healthcare  inclusive for all at Oregon State University while...

The New Health center located on southwest side of campus photographed on May 23.

A one-stop shop for healthcare: Student Health and Samaritan collaborate in new on-campus Health Center, Pharmacy

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
June 5, 2023

Fir wood. Floor-to-ceiling windows. Twelve exam rooms. Open seven days a week. In addition to these features, the new Health Center on Oregon State University’s campus boasts an abundance of natural...

Doug Boysen (left), president and CEO of Samaritan Health Services, gives a speech to introduce the new Health Center after Jayathi Murthy’s speech on May 23 in front of the new center located on the southwest side of campus. The new Health Center is in collaboration with Student Health Services and Samaritan Health Services.

New on-campus health center and pharmacy to open in late June with increased hours

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
May 24, 2023

Next time you’re at a doctor’s appointment on campus, you might also have the perfect vantage point to watch a game at Reser Stadium. Oregon State University’s new Health Center, a collaboration...

Construction is underway on the east side of Reser Stadium where Student Health Services will be relocated to the Oregon State University Wellness Clinic for future use. Student Health Services and the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center will both move out of Plageman Hall and be separated from each other.

Student Health Services, Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center to move out of Plageman Hall

Emma Coke, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

In the fall of 2023, Oregon State University’s Student Health Services, which is currently housed within Plageman Hall, will move to the southeast side of Reser Stadium.  SHS moving to Reser Stadium...

Second-year psychology major Sophia Fischer relaxes while wearing a facemask and cucumbers to soothe her mind while preparing for finals week at her home on March 9. It is important for students to take time for themselves to cool off and calm down, especially during the winter months which can be dark and dreary, physically and mentally.

The Way of Things: Healthy coping mechanisms can help students make it through the school year

Zeva Rosenbaum, Columnist
April 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. As we begin another term, burnout already hangs around the...

Slides with information from Oregon State Universitys Student Health Services nutrition website outline on campus nutrition information. Students are also encouraged to teach themselves about nutrition to support their own success.

OSU gives students access to free nutrition services

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 15, 2021

Oregon State University provides students with free nutrition resources through clubs, classes and on-campus dining, but students are also encouraged to teach themselves about nutrition to support their...

A petition for SARC, the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center, which serves as the first point of contact for survivors and their allies.

Petition from OSU alumni demands university be held accountable

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
November 10, 2021

Clarification: a line about what SARC has done to help OSU alumni Coral Avery has been updated to provide more clarification Content warning: mentions of sexual assault A petition created to bring...

The Student Experience Center on OSUs Corvallis, Ore. campus serves as the newest COVID-19 testing site starting Sept. 22. The university says the SEC was selected as a testing site because it has a newer ventilation system and promotes easier access for students.

New COVID-19 testing site for unvaccinated students at SEC

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
September 29, 2021

Unvaccinated students and staff who are required to follow Oregon State University COVID-19 safety guidelines can now be tested at the Student Experience Center or the LaSells Stewart Center. With students...

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Letter to the Editor: Dear survivors, we love you, believe you and we are here to advocate with you

Elizabeth Kennedy, Whitney Archer
March 12, 2021

Dear Survivors, We believe you. We love you. We are here to advocate alongside you. We are writing to reaffirm, again and always, our commitment to believing and supporting survivors of sexual and interpersonal...

Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services and Associated Students of OSU Student Legal Services are all available to students during OSU’s transition to remote learning. Accessibility to these services, however, can differ depending on which state students are currently located in. 

CAPS, SHS, Student Legal Services adjust to serve out-of-state students

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
June 2, 2020

Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services and Associated Students of OSU Student Legal Services are all available to students during OSU’s transition...

The Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center has served the community from its north Corvallis location since 1975. Residents of Corvallis can be treated for COVID-19 and receive the vaccine in this facility.   

Best of 2020: OSU, Corvallis healthcare providers

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
January 21, 2020

First Place: OSU Student Health ServicesStudent Health Services was selected by Oregon State University students and the Corvallis community as the best place to receive healthcare.Student Health Services...

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