This secure site will allow you to:
- Sign on using your Lehigh username and password
- Input immunization dates using an easy to use calendar function (IMPORTANT: Click on the middle of the blue bar at the top of the pop-up calendar to quickly move to past years)
- Learn immediately if you are in compliance with Lehigh's immunization requirements
- Send and receive secure messages to and from the Health & Wellness Center staff
- Print your immunization records
It's spring allergy season!
Pollen counts are up in Bethlehem. Be aware that pollen counts tend to be highest at dawn and dusk.
Symptoms of allergies include:
Itchy eyes and throat
Runny or stuffed nose
Students who have allergy symptoms can purchase several over-the-counter medications without a prescription. These are antihistamines that do not tend to cause drowsiness:
- Loratidine - brand name claritin
- Fexofenadine - brand name allegra
- Cetirizine - brand name zyrtec (causes minimal sedation,
but the most of the these three
These are all available with or without a decongestant for nasal stuffiness. Versions with a decongestant have a D in the name (zyrtec-D). Some individuals are sensitive to decongestants and are unable to sleep due to this ingredient.
If one of these
medicines is not adequate to control your allergy symptoms, you may
wish to make an appointment (610-758-3870).
Also consider an
appointment if you are not certain your symptoms are due to
The Health and Wellness Center is located on the 3rd floor of Johnson Hall, just south of the University Center (U.C.) and north of McClintic-Marshall (M&M) residence halls.
Important notice to all students:
*** PLEASE UPDATE your emergency contact information whenever it changes. ***
Please click on the following link and follow the
Message from the Director:
Welcome to the Lehigh University Health and Wellness Center, which
provides acute and ongoing care to approximately 4,800 undergraduate
students and over 2,000 graduate students. Our dedicated,
professional staff offers a host of services, including acute care,
routine examinations, immunizations, lab services, gynecological
examinations and contraceptive counseling.
We also have a wellness resource area with over-the-counter medications, and a relaxation room with massage chairs. No appointment is necessary for these services
Please consider us a resource for health information. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.
Susan C. Kitei, MD
Director, Student Health Services
This website is not intended to replace the advice of a medical provider. For general questions or concerns, please send us email at email@example.com. Note: this email is intended for non-emergencies only. Please allow 24-48 hours (one full business day M-F) for a response. E-mails received over the weekend will be treated as if received Monday morning. Students with personal health questions of a non-urgent nature are encouraged to send us a secure message (see link at top of page).