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"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive." - Maya Angelou

Our Health & Wellness Center is staffed by registered nurses who are here to help with your health and wellness needs.


Health

The most frequently-used, free and confidential health services include:

Over-the-Counter Medications

Don't feel well?

The Health & Wellness Center can help you make it through the day with free, over-the-counter medications like acetaminophen, ibuprofen, allergy, cough, cold and anti-diarrheal medications.

Self-Care Station

Can't make it to the store?

Grab-and-go items such as Band-Aids, condoms, safer sex supplies, cough drops and tampons are available for you either inside or outside the Health & Wellness Center.

Free/Low Cost Health Care and Insurance Information

No health insurance? 

You have options! We can help you find resources for everything from getting insured, to finding a physician, to free and low-cost care. International students have options, too! Stop by to pick up health information literature or get referrals.

Rapid HIV Testing

Are you doing it?

HIV testing should be a part of everyone’s regular health routine along with safer sex practices and clear consent about what you want to do and with whom, every time. the Health & Wellness Center works with local agencies and organizations to offer sexual health services and information. Free literature, condoms and lube are available inside and outside of the Health & Wellness Center. The Anne Arundel County Department of Health provides HIV testing and a nine-strain HPV vaccine weekly during the fall and spring terms, and two to three times per term at AACC at Arundel Mills. Please stop by the Health & Wellness Center or give us a call at 410-777-2480.

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing and Treatment

Let us help!

We offer urine testing daily if you are in need of any tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia. We can also provide you with treatment supplies and resources. 

Gender Neutral Single-Occupant Restroom

Everybody's gotta go...

And sometimes you just need a little privacy! The Health & Wellness Center has a private, single-occupant restroom available to anyone on campus. Just stop in Student Union Room 120.

Lactation Room

Are you a nursing mother?

For your comfort, the Health & Wellness Center offers a private Lactation Room with chairs, a desk or small table and locking doors.

Pregnancy Test Kits

Need a different kind of test?

We offer free pregnancy test kits for you to grab inside of the Health & Wellness Center.


Wellness

We also have many different wellness services that are available free of charge. Our more popular services include:

Nature's Fast Food

Need a quick snack to get you through the day?

Fresh fruit is available daily in the Health & Wellness Center.

Blood Pressure, Height and Weight Check

Know your numbers!

Measure, record, track and understand your weight, blood pressure and pulse. According to healthfinder.gov, one in three Americans has high blood pressure. Get your blood pressure checked regularly starting at age 18. While you're there make sure to get your height, weight and waist measurement.

StressLess Room

Stressed?

The Health & Wellness Center understands the impact of stress on both academic performance and physical health and offers 20- to 30-minute appointments in the StressLess Room, a private, softly lit room that features a heated, electric shiatsu massage chair, relaxation DVDs and CDs, stress management literature and more.

Health and Wellness Bulletin Board

Stop on by!

Take a look at our Health & Wellness information on our bulletin board. We'll have scavenger hunts for you to play as well!

Pop-up Health & Wellness Activities and Events

Stay informed!

Make us a part of your regular commute to class and stay up to date on our upcoming events and activities happening from the Health & Wellness Center. We have events available all year round!

Hands-Only CPR

Do you know CPR?

Stop by and see us to learn more about how to give hands-only CPR! Be prepared in case you ever come across someone who needs it.

"Opioids: Hope, Help and Understanding"

Need information on opioids?

Check out a 28-minute video of AACC students' unfiltered, real-life experiences of addiction and recovery. Access the video by clicking the "Opioids: Hope, Help and Understanding" banner on MyAACC.


In or Seeking Recovery?

Anne Arundel Community College recognizes the individualized needs of students in recovery and those seeking recovery. The Substance Abuse Education Office, provides prevention, education, support and resources, for students and employees who are facing alcohol or drug-related concerns.

The Collegiate Recovery Center (CRC) in Student Union Room 217 is staffed by a peer support specialist who is available to inspire and encourage academic and social fulfillment.

Questions?

We’re happy to help.

Health & Wellness Center

Beth Mays, RN

410-777-2480

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Health & Wellness Center

Student Union Room 120
Conveniently located between the Hawk's Nest Grill and the AACC bookstore.
Tel: 410-777-2480
Fax: 410-777-4480 

HOURS

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.