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The Gable Health Center

13th and Bern Streets - P.O. Box 15234 Reading, PA 19612-5234 - Phone: 610-921-7532 - Fax: 610- 921-7590
The health center is located at the end of the block at 1829 Linden St.
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Should an emergency arise after business hours or on weekends please call Public Safety at: 311.


Welcome to the Gable Health and Counseling Center!

aMission Statement:

At the Gable Health Center we empower you to make healthy choices for your life. Our caring and confidential patient-centered healthcare facility encourages and educates you to become an engaged consumer of your healthcare. In a respectful manner we advocate healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices to help you in the pursuit of your academic goals and personal development. We are here for you and we are your providers of care. Through education, we support attainment, maintenance and a lifelong commitment to optimal wellness.


We Value:

  • Excellent, nonjudgmental patient care

  • Respect for all cultures and ethnicities

  • Collaboration and positive relationships with campus constituencies and the medical community at large

  • Fiscal responsibility

  • Continuous evaluation and improvement in healthcare delivery methods


Confidentiality

Confidentiality requirements contained in Federal regulations do not permit the College to disclose medical information pertaining to students/patients who are over the age of eighteen to any family members. Information about medical services rendered to the students by the Health Center should be provided to interested parties (parents and college personnel) directly by the student.

TIP OF THE MONTH

May

What should you keep in a first aid kit?

According to the calendar, Spring has sprung, and that means engaging in outdoor activities. First aid kits are great to have on hand during the spring and summer months.

Some items to include in your first aid kit:

• Pain relievers (for headaches and body aches)

• Cotton Balls/Swabs/Q-Tips

• An ace wrap for that unexpected injury

• Aloe Vera lotion or gel for use on burns

• Hot/cold pack

• Cold and allergy medicine

• Antibiotic ointment

• Tweezers for splinter removal

• Anti-itch cream

• Eye wash to remove debris or bugs that enter your eyes

• Band-Aids

• Scissors

• Tissues for those pesky allergies

• A thermometer

• Antiseptic towelettes to clean your scrapes

 

Please visit the Gable Health and Counseling Center if you need assistance with any newly acquired injuries or illnesses.

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