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The primary activities of University Health Services are to provide the highest standard of medical care for students, occupational health services for employees and immunization screenings for volunteers of Jefferson.

Contracts with outside businesses have been undertaken to provide similar employment-related medical care. This service is intended to promote a safe and healthy environment of good morale and overall wellness and health for the Jefferson community.

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Contact University Health Services

Phone: 215-955-6835
Fax: 215-923-5778
E-mail: jeffuhs@jefferson.edu

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • We are closed every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m.

Office Location:

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 205
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Employee Activities Performed

  • Pre-employment health examinations 
  • Routine vaccinations
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program
  • Job-specific vaccinations
  • Work-related illness evaluations
  • Tuberculosis screenings
  • Fitness for duty evaluations
  • Occupational exposure follow up
  • Respirator medical evaluations/fit testing
  • Medical surveillance examinations

UHS provides services to employees of the following organizations that are included in the employment-related health services contract: Wills Eye Health System and Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Please note: Not all employees of the organizations listed above are covered by the employment-related health services contracts with UHS. To know if you are eligible to receive services at UHS, please contact your employer directly before arriving to UHS. The employers provide UHS with a list of their eligible employees. Upon arrival, the employee must have his/her employee ID badge and must be on the list provided by the employer to UHS in order to receive services. Employees will be directed to their employer if there is a discrepancy.

Student Activities Performed

  • Pre-matriculation health requirement review (incoming students)
  • Episodic care
  • Annual tuberculosis screenings
  • Vaccinations
  • Clearances for affiliate health requirements

Volunteer Activities Performed

  • Immunization review  
  • Annual tuberculosis screening
  • Job specific vaccinations