Are my visits to Health Services confidential? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Does Health Services provide women's health care? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Women’s Health issues and contraceptive discussion/prescriptions are available by appointment. Depo Provera injections will be administered if students furnish their own supply, with their physician’s written order, and a PAP smear report that is “normal” within the last 12 months.
Can ERAU employees be treated at Health Services? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Health Services provides routine treatment and care to employees, faculty, and staff of the Daytona Beach and Worldwide Campuses. Dependents (spouse and/or children ages 6 and older) are also eligible, if they are covered under the employee's ERAU health insurance coverage plan.
There will be a charge of $15 per office visit that will be assessed to your payroll account.
Walk-in visits are seen on a first-come/first-served basis. Appointments can be made by calling 386-226-7917.
Can I get maintenance prescriptions renewed at Health Services? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
The medical staff will consider maintenance prescription renewal if the student provides the following on their personal physician’s letterhead:
- Date of diagnosis
- Medication(s) and dosage(s)
- Date of last prescription written by the physician
Are there additional websites for health-related information? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Yes. Here are some additional resources:
Does Health Services excuse class absences? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Students are responsible for discussing absences and late assignments with their instructors. Faculty may request oral verification of a student’s visit if the student completes an Absence Verification Form with the Dean of Students. Diagnoses are never released/discussed.
What immunizations are required? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
- Students must provide written, physician-certified documentation or show evidence of immunity by doing a blood test to check for antibodies through a blood titer test for Measles, Mumps, and Rubella.
- The Hepatitis B and Meningococcal Meningitis vaccines are highly recommended, but not required. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University strongly encourages all students to be immunized against Hepatitis B and Meningococcal Meningitis.
- Students must provide written, physician-certified documentation for Hepatitis B and Meningococcal Meningitis or submit a waiver to decline those immunizations.
- You will submit your immunizations in your Health Portal in the Immunization History Form.
What if I can't find my immunization data? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Your high school — or another college or university — will likely have this information on file.
Alternatively, you may take a blood titer test that will indicate your immunities to Measles, Mumps, Rubella. You will submit your laboratory report in your Health Portal in the Immunization History Form.
How can I request my immunization or health records from ERAU Health Services? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Is a test for tuberculosis required? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Yes, tuberculosis testing is required for international students enrolling from TB endemic areas.
The test needs to be done within three (3) months of sending your information. Students with positive results will be referred for a chest X-ray and additional care, if medically necessary.
WHO Countries with High Tuberculosis Incidence Rates
World Health Organization Global Tuberculosis Control
Countries listed are at a 20 per 100,000 Incident Rate or higher
Bolivia & Herzegovina
Central African Republic
China, Hong Kong SAR
China, Macao SAR
Democratic Rep. of the Congo
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Sao Tome & Principe
Where do I go for after-hours emergency care? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
What can I do in case of an emergency? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
On campus, call extension 66480 or 386-226-6480 to contact the Safety Department. After hours, notify your RA (Resident Advisor) and/or Campus Safety
Halifax Medical Center: 386-254-4000
How can I locate an FAA medical examiner?
How can I locate an FAA medical examiner? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Instructions for Medical Grounding (Flight Students) @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
Flight students wishing to medically ground must first contact their flight instructor AND may come to Health Services, or do so electronically and submit a query before your activity start time. Phone calls to Health Services are not applicable to ground or unground from flights.
This is accessible in ETA under the “Links” icon.
(Links > Request For > Ground > Ground Type > Medical Check Statement of Understanding and submit query)
Information will be electronically stamped for the date and time of submission. You, the Flight Department and Health Services will receive an email confirmation of the medical ground. You will be required to go to Health Services during business hours to support your flight ground. If Health Services is closed or if you are not well enough to come in, you must then be seen on the next business day to avoid a “no show.”
To become un-grounded (minimum of 24 hours from initial request), you must return to Health Services to be seen and evaluated. A nurse will document your release time in ETA.
For questions regarding the policy for flight groundings, please email MCCANDD3@erau.edu.
What are the consequences of substance abuse? @Model.DrawerTitleSize>
There has been concern and media attention regarding the consequences of substance abuse on college campuses across the nation. Most persons are aware of the dire effects that alcohol and drugs can have on one’s health and safety.
Embry-Riddle students should also be aware that the consequences of substance abuse include irrevocable adverse effects on a career in the aviation/aerospace industry.