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Health and Wellness Center

Kevin Murphy, MSN, RN

Director

Tel: 631-420-2009

FAX: 631-420-2137

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Health & Wellness Center

The Health and Wellness Center is here for YOU!  We are here to provide Farmingdale State College students with a wide variety of health services.  A student with a current Farmingdale ID and the necessary immunization and health information are eligible to obtain these services.  Please call us at 631-420-2009 to make an appointment for all of the following services:

  • Entrance physical exams
  • Women's health services (Gynecological exams)
  • Immunizations- MMR, tetanus, meningitis, influenza, Gardasil
  • Athletic physical exams and EKGs
  • Medical clinics
  • Laboratory services- including STD/STI testing
  • Prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • Alcohol and other addiction counseling
  • stretching/yoga/relaxation classes
  • Smoking cessation counseling
  • referrals for students with food insecurities (see below)

Other services offered at the Health and Wellness Center. See Guide for days and times.

  • Massage Therapy
  • Chiropractic Service
  • Acupuncture

Assistance For Students With Hunger Issues

If you are having a hard time affording food St. Killians in Farmingdale, is there to help. They are located at 140 Elizabeth Street, Farmingdale, phone number 516-756-9656 and are opened Monday-Friday 10-2:30. (Please call before visiting to assure someone will be there.) St. Killians will see all students at least once.  If you live with in the parish geographical boundaries, they can continue to assist you. If you do not, they can refer you to the appropriate food bank in your community. You may also be eligible for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) You can apply on line at Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). Island Harvest is available to help you complete the application.    

Assistance for Student Wanting to Quit Tobacco Use

Farmingdale State College is committed to providing a healthy, comfortable, and safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Please visit the Tobacco Use Policy to find out more information on new policies.  YOU CAN QUIT

 

**Important Registration Requirement**

In order to quickly meet with your academic advisor and to register for classes, you must first provide the Health and Wellness Center with proof of receiving 2 MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) immunizations.  You must also provide us with proof of a meningitis immunization within the last five (5) years, or sign a meningitis response form (Meningitis Response and Information Form).  Please be advised that resident students must have the meningitis immunization. 

You can obtain proof of these immunizations in several ways:

  • Your pediatrician or healthcare provider
  • A former high school or college
  • Veterans can get proof through the VA

If for some reason you cannot get a copy, contact your healthcare provider or make an appointment at the Health and Wellness Center.  Blood work, called titers, will be drawn in order to determine immunity.

We accept your immunizations on our own immunization form (Immunization Form), your healthcare provider's form or on a school's form.  Please make sure all documents are legible, signed and stamped by the healthcare provider, include your name and date of birth and RAM number (if known).  

Resident students will not receive keys to their dorm and athletes will not be allowed to practice until a complete Health Record is submitted*******

You can find additional forms in the Forms section.  Also check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for more information regarding MMRs and how to submit paperwork. 

If you have any questions or issues, please contact us at 631-420-2009.

 

Exciting News

**Farmingdale State College has been awarded the OASAS drug and alcohol prevention and reduction grant, The goal of this grant is to help prevent and reduce underage drinking and drug use on campus and in the surrounding community. Farmingdale State College will receive $125,000 annually for five years. The funding will support the development of a Campus/Community Coalition and foster community partnership to help strengthen local prevention efforts. College Prevention Coordinator, Kelsey Russell, located in the Health and Wellness Center, can be contacted for any information regarding this program.

Health and Wellness Center Staff

Director Kevin Murphy, MSN, RN
Associate Director Rosemary McCarthy, RN, BS
Physician Dr. Jacqueline Spencer, DO
Nurse Practitioner  Catherine Adamcewicz, RN, MS, FNP-C
Nurse I Sharon Cellan, RN, BS
Nurse I Mirella Condoluci, RN, AS
Nurse II Kate Eaderoso, RN, BS
Administrative Assistant Linda Little
Medical Records Specialist Shanaz Khatoon
Alcohol and other Addictions Counselor Kathleen Casserly, CASAC, BS
Health Educator Nancy Smithwick, RN, AS
College Prevention Coordinator Kelsey Russell, LMHC
Massage Therapist Patricia Bigliani, LMT
Student Advocate/Research Assistant  Elizabeth LaFroscia

Important Links

Email: wellness@farmingdale.edu

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