Follow all COVID-19 protocols, testing every 3-4 days (schedule here), and complete your Symptom Report daily. View the COVID-19 Dashboard.

Health Services

Announcements

Please be advised Covid PCR test results can take up to 48 hours due to increase testing in the state of Massachusetts.

Blue Cross Blueshield released this information today:
Effective July 1, 2021 we will reinstate member cost share for non-COVID-19 covered services provided via telehealth including care provided telephonically and via video chat. We are also permanently expanding the types of services eligible for telehealth coverage.

Pre-departure testing

Please schedule your last COVID test of the semester at the Webster Center 48-72 hours prior to departure.

COVID Vaccine Update

The state of Massachusetts is offering COVID vaccine to all individuals 16 and over as of April 19, 2021. Babson College is not currently offering the COVID vaccine here on campus, however pre-registration for an appointment at a mass vaccination site is available here COVID 19 Vaccine

Vaccinated students will still be responsible for maintaining Babson’s testing requirements, daily symptom reporting, distancing and masking until further notice.  

Students who are vaccinated are encouraged to upload their vaccine card to their student portal or send an email to healthservices@babson.edu with the vaccine card attached.

Incoming 1 Year MBA Updates

Incoming One-Year MBA students beginning your program in May: All immunization documents and health forms are due APRIL 1ST. Detailed information can be found here Health Requirements

Please upload all documents to the student health portal at: www.babson.medicatconnect.com

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the process, please reach out to our Immunization Compliance Nurse at hstacey@babson.edu

Daily Badge issues:

If you have received negative test results, completed your daily symptom monitoring and have not received your weekly badge please send an email to qualtricshelp@babson.edu for further assistance.

If you made an error on your symptoms reporting, please call Health Services 781-239-6363

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts COVID-19 Coverage Update

Effective March 7, 2020, BCBSMA is:

  • Covering the full cost of diagnostic tests for COVID-19. Students will have no copay, co-insurance or deductible for these tests.
  • Waiving co-pays for medically necessary COVID-19 treatment at doctor’s offices, emergency rooms, and urgent care centers.
  • Waiving co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles for telehealth benefits (Well Connection) for the screening, evaluation, diagnosis and/or suggested treatment of COVID-19. Telehealth offers convenience as well as the opportunity to avoid potential exposure to contagion. For additional information about telehealth benefits, please visit the BCBSMA Well Connection website.
  • Staffing a dedicated helpline (888-372-1970) for all COVID-19 related inquiries.

Health Services hopes to enhance students’ learning and overall experiences at Babson by assisting them in maintaining optimum physical and emotional health.

Our mission in Health Services is to assist Babson students in maintaining optimum physical and emotional health through the provision of high quality, comprehensive medical care in combination with health education and wellness services that are both easily accessible and cost effective.

Emergency Situations on Campus

Contact Public Safety (781-239-5555) at any time. They will respond promptly and provide or arrange transportation to Health Services or the hospital.

Services

Scheduled appointments are for routine and chronic health needs. An appointment will allow you the time needed to discuss issues at a convenient time based on your schedule. Our services include:

  • COVID-19 PCR Testing
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Illnesses
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Injuries
  • Consultations and Follow-Up
  • Referrals to Specialists & Lab Testing
  • Male and Female Reproductive Exams
  • Gynecological Care
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing and Treatment
  • HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP) and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Gender affirming hormone support
  • Routine Immunizations
  • International Travel Immunizations & Consultations
  • Health Counseling
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Confidential Provider Visits
  • Please note that allergy shots are not given in Health Services.

Health Services is staffed by a highly skilled and caring team of nurse practitioners, a consulting physician, a nutritionist, and an administrative assistant. The certified nurse practitioners are licensed to diagnose and treat illnesses, prescribe medication, order and interpret diagnostic tests, and provide health counseling and education.

Student Health Portal

The Online Student Health Portal offers a method of secure communication between students and the offices of Health Services and Sports Medicine at Babson. Through the portal, students can complete required medical and/or athletic forms.

Confidentiality

All visits to Health Services and conversations with the staff are confidential. Your permission must be obtained before the staff will give information to anyone not directly connected with your care. This includes parents and college officials. There are limited exceptions to this policy as we are required by law to report certain communicable diseases to the Public Health Department and in life threatening situations.