Located on the second floor of the Napolitan Student Center, Student Health Services provides minor first aid and treatment of minor illnesses to students of Franklin College free of charge.
Students can be evaluated by scheduling an appointment or on a walk-in, first-come, first-served basis.
Katy Alexander, a registered nurse, and the health center coordinator, is available during all open hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch). Questions and appointment requests can be directed kalexander@FranklinCollege.edu or 317.738.8090.
Medical excuses are not provided for students missing classes, exams, or work due to illness or injury. Students must be aware of each professor’s class attendance requirements and inform the professor or employer of absence due to illness or injury.
If you need medical attention when the Student Health Center is closed, please call Family Physicians of Johnson County at 317.736.6133, or visit the Johnson County Immediate Care Center, which is located across from Wal-Mart on US Highway 31 North. The immediate care center is open during evening and weekend hours. No appointment is needed. Call 317.346.2273 for further information.
In either case, be sure to take your insurance information and be prepared to pay a co-pay if required.
In the event of a medical emergency, call 911. A second person should call Franklin College Security at 317.738.8888 so that security staff can assist. Examples of a medical emergency include:
A complete and accurate health record, including immunizations, is required for all Franklin College students.
Franklin College Immunization requirements (Specific programs many have additional requirements):
|MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) Series||Hepatitis A Series|
|Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis – Primary Series, Booster as Indicated and Tdap||Meningococcal Serogroup B Series|
|Polio Series||Human Papillomavirus Series|
|Varicella Series or history of disease||Influenza Vaccination|
|Hepatitis B Series||COVID-19 Vaccine/Booster|
|Meningococcal Quadrivalent (A, C, Y, W-135)|