Lake Land College


Health Services - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Contact: Sharon Uphoff, LPN
Phone: (217) 234-5276
Fax: 217) 234-5024

When Lake Land Health Services is closed and you need assistance call the Police Department at 234-5432

Lake Land College Health Services is located in the Luther Student Center Building and available to all Lake Land College students and staff free of charge. The College nurse is available to discuss any questions or to help you in regards to physical disorders or health-related circumstances, and to provide emergency first aid treatment and various medical services. However, it is recommended that students subscribe to the Student Health Insurance program or have a private policy that provides comprehensive medical and surgical benefits. Contact Health Services for further information.

Health Services also offers assistance in obtaining the services of local physicians and agencies, if necessary. Over-the-counter medications are available. Health promotion programs on substance abuse, nutrition, infectious disease, physical fitness and other topics are given each semester to increase awareness to all students, Lake Land College staff as well as to the community. Cost of an ambulance, hospitalization, doctor's appointments, prescription medication, X-ray's and laboratory fees are covered by the student and are not the responsibility of the college.

Lake Land College Athletes are required to have an athletic physical and proof of insurance on file before practice starts. If you are playing a sport at Lake Land College, please contact Health Services or your coach for assistance.

In case of prolonged absences because of illness, accident or family emergencies of three days or more, students must contact Health Services so that proper notification can be made to instructors. Health Services does not get assignments from instructors for students, so it is advisable to have the phone number to someone in your class for this information, or call or email the instructor directly.

In the event that Health Services is closed and you have an emergency contact the Lake Land College the Police Department at 234-5432, or call 911 or contact your personal physician.

Services Offered:

  • Non-prescription medication available
  • Allergy injection (specific requirements needed)
  • First aid emergency care
  • Injuries dressed
  • Weight checked
  • Blood Pressure checked
  • Consultation on medical problems

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Students are required to notify Health Services if they are injured. If the incident occurs after hours, Police Department should be notified. Any employee who witnesses an incident must complete a two-page Accident-Incident Report

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Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center
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Effingham, IL
St. Mary's Hospital
Decatur, IL
Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Carle Foundation Physician Services
Mattoon, IL
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