SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg University is pleased to announce a partnership with regional health care leader, WellSpan Health, to provide on-campus health care services to Shippensburg University students.
WellSpan will operate comprehensive primary care services from the university’s Etter Health Center.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Shippensburg University to provide quality health services to their campus. Ensuring access to quality health care is our mission — and by working together, we are doing just that for their students,” said Niki Hinckle, Vice President of Operations for WellSpan Health in Adams, Cumberland and Franklin counties.
In addition to primary health care, students will benefit from WellSpan’s vast network of resources and expertise in wellness programming such as nutrition, physical fitness, and disease prevention. Services include point-of-care testing (including COVID-19 testing when necessary), medications, and immunizations. Students who cannot see staff in person have access to WellSpan’s telemedicine services.
The partnership strengthens the university’s commitment to wellness, which is supported by a campus-wide initiative launched last fall. “We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with our community partner, WellSpan, to deepen Shippensburg University’s commitment to wellness. Now more than ever, I encourage students to make their wellness a priority and use the extensive services offered under this new partnership,” said Shippensburg University President Laurie A. Carter.
The center is open to all Shippensburg University students and will operate during the regular semester from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.