Health Services

Promoting your optimal health 

Maintaining your overall health is important while you are at university. Health Services provides confidential nursing assessments and referral services for students. We offer a wide range of services including cold & flu assessments, first aid, sexual health counselling, stress management counselling, blood glucose monitoring and select immunizations.

Health Services on the Agricultural Campus is available to all students regardless of health insurance coverage (DSU Health and Dental Plans, private insurance, etc.).

Looking for health services on the Halifax campus?

Make an Appointment

Learn more about about how to make an appointment, cancellation fees, and what to bring to your appointment.
 

Location & Hours

Planning on stopping by Student Health Services? Check the location and hours.

Additional Health Resources

Want to know more about all things health? Check out Health Service's additional resources

Ask a Nurse

Questions about sex, drinking, or your overall health? Ask our Outreach Nurse, Christina! Submit your question online (you can do it anonymously)!

DSU Health and Dental Plan Information
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The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) Health and Dental Plan is a student-oriented benefits plan that provides students with coverage for prescriptions, dental, travel, accident, vision, and many other services and perks. Check out your benefits, how to make a claim and more! 


Confidentiality

All services provided in Health Services are confidential. Health records are entirely separate from other university documents. No one from an academic or administrative department has access to your health record. Parents, guardians and other family members cannot have access to any information about you without your written consent, including whether or not you have ever visited Health Services.

What is Personal Health Information?

Identifying information about you, and may include demographic (name, address,date of birth), health card number, information related to your physical and mental health care, and financial information related to your application and eligibility for health care services. Personal health care information can be recorded and unrecorded, and continues to be protected after you are deceased.

Personal Health Information Act (PHIA)

Identifying information about you, and may include demographic (name, address,date of birth), health card number, information related to your physical and mental health care, and financial information related to your application and eligibility for health care services. Personal health care information can be recorded and unrecorded, and continues to be protected after you are deceased.

PHIA Brochure [PDF 586 KB]