Student Health Center

College Health Hub

In 2022 it is more important than ever for students to take control of their health. We know you’re busy with studying, socializing and dipping your toes in adulting, so Nurx put together resources that make it simple to learn and request care.

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Care Discreetly Delivered

Our licensed medical providers prescribe birth control, STI tests, acne medication, migraine treatment, PrEP and more online, then we deliver it to your doorstep in unmarked packaging. Questions? We're here for those too.

Birth Control

We believe everyone has a right to safe, affordable birth control. Whether you know which type you want or need some pro guidance, we'll help you find your best option.

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Melasma Treatment

Treat hyperpigmentation from melasma and sun damage, with the safe, science-backed treatments dermatologists prescribe.

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Acne Treatment

Get the clear skin you deserve with scientifically-backed acne treatment prescribed by a licensed medical provider, all from the convenience of home.

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Rosacea Treatment

Not sure if you have rosacea, acne, or something else? The Nurx medical team has answers, with an online assessment and prescription rosacea treatment delivered to your door.

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Anti Aging Treatment

Prescription retinoid cream is proven to reverse and prevent fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots, and now Nurx will prescribe treatment online and deliver it to your door.

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Mental Health

Get a personalized treatment plan for anxiety and depression medication, plus ongoing support on your schedule.

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Migraine Treatment

Prevent and treat headaches and migraines from home, with a personalized plan — including prescription medication delivered and ongoing care at your convenience.

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STI Testing

Getting tested for sexually transmitted infections should be routine self-care. With our new STI Home Test Kits, you can get a status check on common STIs conveniently and confidentially.

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HPV Screening

With our HPV Home Test Kit you can assess your risk for cervical cancer from the convenience of your bathroom, no appointment required.

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Genital Herpes

Prevent and treat genital herpes without a trip to the doctor or pharmacy. Our medical team prescribes valacyclovir — the most popular herpes medication.

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Cold Sore Treatment

Oral herpes, also known as cold sores, is treatable (and less contagious) with the right medication. We prescribe the antiviral valacyclovir, the most popular oral herpes treatment available.

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Emergency contraception (aka the "morning-after pill") is a safe and effective way to prevent pregnancy, up to five days after unprotected sex.

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Your daily dose of peace of mind, delivered. We prescribe Truvada or Descovy and let you do the lab tests at home, making it easy to stay HIV negative.

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COVID-19 Home Testing

We offer over-the-counter COVID-19 tests that provide verified results online in 30 minutes or less, all from home.

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UTI Treatment

Request care for UTI symptoms any time and our medical providers will respond quickly and send a prescription to your local pharmacy for pick-up.

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Know Your Rights

Now that abortion is illegal or very restricted in many states, it’s essential that you understand the laws of the state where you’re in school. For up-to-date information on state laws related to abortion and contraception visit the Guttmacher Institute and Power to Decide.

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Why Nurx?

We provide prescriptions and home test kits delivered right to your door. No hassle, no big spend. With automatic refills and renewals so you're always covered.

Student Health FAQs

  • If I get birth control on my parents’ insurance will they know?

    We won’t tell your parent(s) or anyone else that you are on medication. As part of regular health insurance communications, your insurance company sends some of your confidential health information—like the services you received and when—to the policyholder of your health plan.

    You may be able to protect your privacy by contacting your insurance company to request that they disclose your sensitive health information – including birth control, PrEP, and STI care – to you only. If you contact your insurance provider directly to ask them to suppress your sensitive health information from your insurance plan holder, we cannot guarantee making this request with your insurance company will protect your sensitive health information from the policyholder of your plan. But if you don’t make the request, your information will be disclosed to the policyholder in regular health insurance communications.

    If you’re on someone else’s insurance plan, the most reliable way to keep payments related to your birth control private is to not use insurance at all and pay out of pocket with a debit or credit card. Should you choose this, our medical team is happy to help you find a birth control that fits your budget. If you live in California, your insurer is required by law to honor your request to keep your sensitive health information private. Learn more about how to make a request here. Your insurance company may share information about your claims with your parents. Unfortunately, we have no control over the information disclosed by your insurance company. Please contact your insurance company to find out what information they will share with a parent or plan holder.

  • What does Nurx packaging look like?

    Our packaging is generally discreet, and there is no mention of Nurx or a pharmacy on the outside of the envelope. Additionally, no signature is required for delivery.

  • Is Nurx affordable without insurance?

    Yes, Nurx provides affordable options for medication and test kits for those without insurance. Birth control pills start at $15 per pack for popular generic options.

  • How old do I have to be to use Nurx?

    Minimum age requirements for medication vary by state. You must be at least 13 years of age to be considered, and state-by-state regulations may require that a patient be older in order to receive service. Please check your local laws for clarification.

  • How do I change my shipping address?

    To update your shipping address, simply log in to the Nurx website or app, click the account icon and then click on Shipping Address. On the next screen you will see your current address. Click on your current address and change it to your new address. Future orders will be shipped to that address.

Are You Okay?

It is more than okay to not be okay this year (or any year). Here are places you can turn for help with whatever you’re going through.

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Teen Peer Support: 877-968-8491 / text Teen2Teen to 839863
LGBTQ+ Youth: Trevor Lifeline 888-488-7386 / Text START to 678678
National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233
Addiction Support: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

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Meet your medical team

We are doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants who are passionate about providing patient care. The Nurx medical team believes that everyone deserves access to personalized, non-judgmental healthcare, and that open and honest communication is key.

Daniela Alamo Nurse Manager

Hello Freedom

We know that no one has time to wait in line at the pharmacy. We know that seeing a doctor often isn't easy — on your schedule, wallet, or peace of mind.

Our service makes it easy for anyone, regardless of circumstance, to get medication quickly, discreetly, and affordably. So we can all stay safe and in control of our own health, always.

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