ASU Coronavirus Updates:
Shannon Health COVID-19 Information:
New savings available for 2021 health coverage. If you need health insurance in these challenging times, now’s the time to visit HealthCare.gov to see what you might save!
With the passage of the new law, you may now see increased savings that can lower your monthly premiums.
In fact, 4 out of 5 who enroll in a health plan through HealthCare.gov can find a plan for $10 or less per month, with financial assistance.
Come back to to submit your application, see if you qualify for extra tax credits, and enroll in a plan.
Deadline: Coverage can start as soon as May 1 if you enroll by April 30.
The HealthCare.gov Team
If you are a current ASU student and have not paid the Medical Services Fee but need medical care at the University Health Clinic, you may go to Student Medical Services Fee.
For Information regarding on-campus COVID testing visit COVID-19 Updates.
Open Enrollment, Health Insurance Information
The Texas Tech University System Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is offered through Aetna. The Open Enrollment is NOW to March 1, 2021
For More Information:
- Please call Academic HealthPlans at 855-850-4299 (toll free) to talk to an insurance agent.
- Please see AHP, Academic Health Plans
For the Affordable Care Act:
- Open Enrollment has passed but you may still qualify. For more information visit HealthCare.
For Medical Records Requests:
- Please go to Shannon Medical Records and follow the directions. All request(s) are made through Shannon Clinic in this manner.
- For More Information: call 325-657-5198
If you think that you are running a fever, please stop by your Residence Hall desk or the UC Information Desk to get a Tempadot (a disposable thermometer) and check yourself for a fever.
If you have body aches, sore throat and a fever, stop by the Clinic immediately so that you can be treated.
FREE flu shots available now at the Campus Clinic
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
ASU students can get a free flu shot at the Health Clinic with photo ID. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are always welcomed.
The flu vaccine is the best way to prevent seasonal flu, but the CDC has additional information to help keep you healthy…
Campus Clinic hours:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The University Health Clinic is based in the University Sports Medicine Clinic, Shannon Clinic - Jackson. The Health Clinic provides confidential services to ASU students who have paid the current Medical Services Fee.
Angelo State University and Shannon Clinic have become partners to serve ASU Student Health. Students who are registered, attending classes, and have paid the medical services fee have access to unlimited visits to all Shannon Urgent Care locations for basic, medical care by board certified healthcare providers at no additional cost. Summer term students and distance and online learners can access clinic services by paying the fee for the semester they desire clinic services.
The primary campus location is 2237 S. Jackson Street Urgent Care.
The contract between ASU and Shannon provides ASU students with:
- Basic medical care that can be given within the confines of an exam room (i.e., diagnostics, needed prescriptions written, some treatments);
- Some basic laboratory services and
- Basic X-Ray services at their Urgent Care South and West clinic locations.
The following medical services are NOT included and are the responsibility of the ASU student/patient:
- Medical care delivered at Emergency Rooms
- Shannon Medical Center (the main hospital)
- Referred medical specialists
- Prescription drugs.
Insurance will be filed (no co-pays or deductibles are collected for regular clinic appointments when insurance is filed). Insurance is not required for an ASU student (who has paid the medical services fee) to receive medical care at the available Shannon Clinic Urgent Care locations.
The payment of the compulsory Medical Services Fee at ASU and/or the use of the University Clinic do not satisfy the requirements of the ACA.
Mental Health Emergencies
In case of an emergency, call 911 or the ASU Crisis HelpLine at 325-486-6345.
Enroll in Health Insurance
Still need coverage in 2021?
Although the Enrollment Period has passed, You can still get 2021 health insurance these ways:
- If you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period due to a life event like losing other coverage, getting married, or having a baby.
- If you qualify for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) you can apply any time.
- Visit HealthCare to see if you can still get Special Enrollment coverage.
The payment of the compulsory Medical Services Fee at ASU and the use of the University Clinic does not satisfy the requirements of the ACA.
RAMTram: Transportation on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
Angelo State University now offers free healthcare transportation on Saturdays.
Now you have a free ride should a medical issue arise on Saturday. Make sure you obtain a Clinic Authorization Form from the Campus Police Station by showing them your student ID card. Then take your ID, authorization form, and insurance (if applicable) to Shannon Urgent Care West.
Visit the RamTram website for more information.
Medical Services Fee
The Flu Vaccine is available at the clinic and it is free to ASU students that have paid the Medical Services Fee. Shannon Clinic is providing the four strain vaccine.
Paying the Medical Services Fee grants ASU students access to all services offered through the Campus Clinic. All students attending ASU full time will pay the Medical Services Fee and will have access to all Clinic Services as described within this website.
Distance Learning Students are still able to pay the Medical Services Fee at the Student Accounts/Bursar’s Office and be granted full access to the services of the Clinic. Please do not go to the clinic to pay the Medical Services Fee, this is done at the Student Accounts/Bursar’s Office. When going to the Clinic, please have your receipt generated for paying the Medical Services Fee available (this will insure immediate service access).
The Student Accounts/Bursar’s Office is located in the Mayer Administration Building. Phone number is 325-942-2008.
Your ASU OneCard is required to access all services. ASU Students who have paid their Medical Services Fee must present their ASU OneCard at the Campus Clinic at the time of check-in.
For the Urgent Care locations off-campus, Students must present their ASU OneCard, their Insurance card (if they have insurance, ASU will pay their Co-Pay and the student will not be charged for the basic visit) and a state or federal photo ID. Clinic services include diagnostic services and treatments appropriate on an episodic, outpatient basis. Counseling, examination, diagnosis and consultation services are available at no additional charge. However, some fees do apply for injections or other medications.
Students are responsible for the costs of lab work, X-rays, prescription drugs and referrals. Emergency Room services are not included and all services beyond routine treatment currently given at the campus location are not covered by the Medical Services Fee and will be charged to the student at the time of service.
Using TRICARE Insurance for Military ID Card Holders
The University Clinic accommodates students with Military ID Cards using TRICARE. The 17th Medical Group provides medical care through clinics operated on Goodfellow Air Force Base. The 17th Medical Group is open M-F, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed on weekends, federal holidays and every third Thursday of each month for training). To make a medical appointment with the 17th, visit the TRICARE website or call 325-654-3149.
Additional Community Resources - Texas 211
Indigent Health Care Office (IHC)
19 North Irving San Angelo, TX 76903
Public Office Hours: M-T-W-T 8:00am – 4:30 PM | Friday: By Appointment Only
Office Closed during Lunch |12 -1 p.m. and Holidays
Pre-screening available without appointment Monday thru Thursday
The Indigent Health office will be closed on Fridays until further notice. No appointments will be available at this time.
For more information about eligibility criteria, visit the IHC website.
Veterans Crisis Line
2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 2-1-1, or 877-541-7905, and find information about resources in your local community. Whether you need help finding food or housing, child care, crisis counseling o
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