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OHIP Plus - Prescription Coverage

OHIP Plus

As of January 1st, 2018, the government of Ontario will initiate the OHIP Plus program which will provide medications free to those age 24 and younger with a prescription. After seeing your doctor or (nurse practitioner) and getting your prescription, take the prescription along with your health card or health card number to any pharmacy in Ontario – you don’t need a separate or special card.

The pharmacy will fill your prescription at no charge – you don’t pay a dispensing fee, deductible or co-payment.

Walk-In Clinic updated hours

December/January Walk-In Clinic hours

Students needing to access Health Services' Walk-In Clinic are advised that our extended hours (Tuesday and Wednesday evenings until 7:00 pm) have been suspended until January 10, 2018. Regular Walk-In hours are 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday, until December 15, 2017.

Our Walk-In Clinic will re-open on Monday, January 8, 2018, with extended evening hours commencing January 10. 

Flu Shot Clinics

Open to staff, students, faculty and community members! No OHIP card required. All clinics run 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Please note that you are required to wait 15 minutes after your shot.

Health Clinic Construction Closures

The Student Health Clinic will be closed the following dates in order to move to their temporary location:

  • Thursday May 11th
  • Friday May 12th
  • Monday May 15th 
  • The morning of May 16th.

The clinic will reopen on the afternoon of Tuesday May 16th.

Information regarding local walk in clinics in the area is available on the student health website.  If you are needing to connect with Student Health during this time for a more urgent issue, please call the front desk of Counselling/SAS and they can assist.

Mumps Notice and Info

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health has confirmed 3 recent cases of mumps in the Guelph area.  Mumps cases have been on the rise in Ontario in the last few months.  

How is Mumps spread?

Mumps is spread through direct contact with droplets from an infected person (kissing, sharing drinks) as well as indirectly from contaminated surfaces.  Many cases are in the 18-35 year age groups. 

Closed Tuesday, Feb. 21 After 12pm

Health Services will be closed after 12pm on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. We apologize for any inconvience, but we will resume regular operating hours the following day (Wednesday, February 22nd).

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