UNLV health services, counseling and pharmacy services end in-person visits, effective 5 p.m. Monday, March 23

Mar. 20, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: UNLV health services, counseling and pharmacy services end in-person visits, effective 5 p.m. Monday, March 23


Due to limited resources and a shortage of protective equipment for healthcare professionals resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, UNLV Student Health Center (SHC), Student Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the Faculty and Staff Treatment (FAST) Center, Student Wellness Laboratory, and Student Wellness Pharmacy  must end in-person visits at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 23, until further notice.  


Beginning on Tuesday, March 24, the SHC, CAPS and FAST Center will provide tele-health and have phone triage available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Students can call 702-895-3370 (SHC) or 702-895-3627 (CAPS), and faculty and staff can call 702-895-0630 (FAST Center).


Patients who need in-person or after-hours care can visit the Health Center After Hours Care page for more resources, which include urgent care facilities and emergency rooms near the main UNLV campus. 


For those seeking in-person services on Friday, March 20, and on Monday, March 23, our hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The pharmacy is closed for lunch between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. All departments are closed on Saturday and Sunday. Please call for an appointment or more information:

SHC:  (702) 895-3370

CAPS:  (702) 895-3627

FAST Center (702) 895-0630

Pharmacy:  (702) 895-0278

Laboratory:  (702) 895-0280

Please note: Students, faculty and staff visiting the SHC, CAPS, laboratory or pharmacy in the Student Wellness and Recreation Center on Friday March 20,  or Monday, March 23, please keep in mind the building is locked but there is a doorbell and signage at the west doors (facing the Tropicana Parking Garage). Please ring the doorbell and/or call the department at the number above when you arrive so that someone will let you in. Please bring your UNLV ID. You will need to show it to enter the building.  


The pharmacy, in addition to filling prescriptions and offering medication refills, has a limited supply of over-the-counter medications and thermometers available for purchase if needed. Please call the pharmacy to be sure that the item you are looking for is in stock before you visit.