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Health Professions Students

Attention Health Professions Students: Many clinical sites require our students to provide proof of a flu vaccine for the current season. Check with your instructor to see if this applies to you. If so, obtain the vaccine then send the documentation to the Wellness Center using our online portal by October 1. This is required to maintain your clinical clearance. Otherwise you will be unable to attend clinical. For more info about the flu and flu prevention please visit our homepage.

Welcome to the Health Professions!

Here you will find helpful information as you navigate the process of completing and submitting your medical requirements to obtain your clinical clearance, aka "The Golden Ticket."

Submitting a physical? 

Please understand that due to our working remotely the process for collecting and processing physicals is more complicated than in the past. All physicals must be MAILED to the Wellness Center (see instructions below). A nurse visits the college on Mondays only to retrieve physicals from our mailbox. When your physical is received, she will send an email to your SUNY Orange account that we have it. Once your documents have been reviewed and deemed compliant with New York State requirements, the nurse will issue you an official clearance form which will be emailed to your SUNY Orange email account. This may take anywhere from one to two weeks after your documents are received.

If your documents are incomplete or do not meet the New York State requirements, you will be contacted via email. 

If you do not hear from us more than 14 business days after submitting your records, please email our office at wellnesscenter@sunyorange.edu.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.  

 

We Can Help 

We realize that attempting to complete this process during the COVID-19 crisis is challenging. Please know that the Wellness Center team is here to guide and assist you. We ask you to reach out to us immediately with any problems, issues, or concerns. Please call us at (845) 341-4870 and leave a voice mail or send us an email at wellnesscenter@sunyorange.edu. A nurse will respond within 24-72 business hours. 

 

Information for Students Entering a Health Professions Program in Fall 2020

All students have been sent the Physical Packet for their program via email. Please double check your inbox and Spam. If you have not received your packet please email mariannesciucco@sunyorange.edu. Be sure to thoroughly read the instructions sent with your packet and take a look at the PDF presentation "How to Obtain Your Clinical Clearance" below.

Please complete your physical within the designated time frame and MAIL it to: SUNY Orange Wellness Center, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940. MAKE A COPY before mailing, and make sure your return address and sufficient postage are on the envelope. A nurse will confirm receipt and send you your clinical clearance by email within 7-10 business days.

How to Obtain Your Clinical Clearance (PDF)

 

For Students Entering the Second Year of a Health Professions Program

If you are returning to a health professions program in the fall and have already received your physical form with instructions please complete your physical within the designated time frame and MAIL it to SUNY Orange Wellness Center, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940. MAKE A COPY before mailing, and make sure your return address and sufficient postage are on the envelope. A nurse will confirm receipt and send you your clinical clearance by email within 7-10 business days.

If you have NOT received a physical form with instructions please contact mariannesciucco@sunyorange.edu.

If you encounter any difficulties with this process contact the Wellness Center IMMEDIATELY at  (845) 341-4870 and leave a voice message, or email us at wellnesscenter@sunyorange.edu. A nurse will respond within 24-72 business hours. 

You may also wish to view the PowerPoint "How to Obtain Your Clinical Clearance" above to review the process.

How to Submit Your Physical Form and Medical Information

Once you've completed your physical form make copies of all pages and mail the originals to SUNY Orange Wellness Center, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940. Please be sure to write your return address on the envelope and affix proper postage. The Wellness Center and College are not responsible for physicals lost or damaged in transit.

CALL OR EMAIL THE WELLNESS CENTER IF YOU ENCOUNTER ANY ISSUES. WE WANT TO HELP!

PHONE: (845) 341-4870 LEAVE A VOICE MAIL AND A NURSE WILL RESPOND WITHIN 24-72 BUSINESS HOURS

EMAIL: WELLNESSCENTER@SUNYORANGE.EDUA NURSE WILL RESPOND WITHIN 24-72 BUSINESS HOURS

 Note: We are closed on Fridays in June and July.