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Welcome To TAMIU Student Health

If you are a registered student in need of an appointment, call 956-326-2235.  You can also contact us at studenthealth@tamiu.edu 

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday and Friday:   8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Wednesday and Thursday:  8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Daily for Lunch: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

We are closed on Saturday and Sunday

COVID-19 vaccines

 

NATIONAL GUARD VACCINES

  • No appointment required!  Walk-up opportunity!
  • MODERNA (18 years or older) and PFIZER (12 years or older) 1st, 2nd, 3rd and booster doses available
  • Pediatric PFIZER doses are available for children ages 5-11 years old 
  • Mix and match doses are approved by the CDC 
  • If you received Pfizer or Moderna series and it has been 6 months since your second shot, the CDC recommends a booster shot. 
  •  Guidance limits those eligible to receive a booster dose to the following:  

     

    • Individuals 18+ who live in a long-term care facility
    • Individuals 65 years of age or older 
    • Adults 50-64 with underlying medical conditions.  What constitutes an underlying medical condition is very broad and includes but is not limited to the following: cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic lung disease (COPD, moderate-to-severe asthma, interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension), dementia, Alzheimer’s, type 1 and 2 diabetes, down syndrome, heart conditions (heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, hypertension, HIV, primary or secondary immunodeficiencies, liver disease, BMI >25, pregnancy, sickle cell disease, thalassemia, smoker (current or former), organ transplant, stroke (CVA), substance disorder (to include alcohol, opioid, cocaine, etc.)
    • People aged between 18-49 with underlying medical conditions including but is not limited to the following: cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic lung disease (COPD, moderate-to-severe asthma, interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension), dementia, Alzheimer’s, type 1 and 2 diabetes, down syndrome, heart conditions (heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, hypertension, HIV, primary or secondary immunodeficiencies, liver disease, BMI >25, pregnancy, sickle cell disease, thalassemia, smoker (current or former), organ transplant, stroke (CVA), substance disorder (to include alcohol, opioid, cocaine, etc.)
    • People aged between 18-64 who are at a high risk of occupational exposure to COVID-19, including the following examples: first responders, education staff, food and agriculture workers, manufacturing workers, correction workers, US Postal Service workers, public transit workers, grocery store workers. 
  • In select individuals who are moderate to severely immunocompromised the CDC recommends a 3rd dose mRNA vaccine 28 days after their 2nd dose of a mRNA vaccine. They suggest using the same mRNA vaccine as previous but if unable to give the same vaccine as previous you can give the alternative mRNA vaccine 
  • Moderate to severe immunodeficiencies are classified by the CDC as the following: 
    • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
    • Received an organ transplant and currently taking medicine to suppress the immune system
    • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or currently taking medicine to suppress the immune system
    • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
    • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
    • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response
National Guard Vaccination Schedule
National Guard Vaccination Schedule
Day Time Location

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Student Center Rotunda 

*CLOSED WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021*

   

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Student Center Rotunda

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Student Center Rotunda 

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Student Center Rotunda 

COVID-19 Testing

Types of Testing

Binax Rapid Testing Schedule

Available ONLY to TAMIU Community

Day Location Time
 Monday & Tuesday STC 216 & Killam 102 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Wednesday & Thursday STC 216 & Killam 102 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Friday STC 216 & Killam 102 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  

BINAX (Rapid Testing)

  • Walk-up opportunity; no appointment needed

  • Must register using the NAVICA app prior to arriving at testing site

  • Once registered, must show NAVICA ID (QR code) for check-in

  • Results available within 15 minutes

  • BINAX testing is open to all TAMIU students, faculty and staff

 

Testing Site: Student Center Rooms 216

  • Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM -6:00 PM

Killam Library Room 102

  • Monday 9: 00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

 Note:

For more information, please contact The Office of Community Relations and Special Events at 956.326.2001

 

Curative (available to TAMIU and public community)

  • Appointment required (link below)

  • Testing is self-collected using a shallow nasal swab

  • Must bring valid picture ID for check-in

  • Results available in 24 - 48 hours

  • Testing kiosk located between Dr. F. M. Canseco Hall and Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall

  • Testing is available Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Note:

Employees, you will need to present insurance card on-site or input online for first, but not subsequent testing's.

Students: testing will be provided with or without insurance proof.

Testing Schedule

 How to get your Rapid COVID-19 Test Results

Go to your app store and download the NAVICA app. Your results will show up on the app when they are ready!

App Store Google Play Store

Navica logo

Curative Testing Schedule
CURATIVE Testing Schedule
Day Time
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, November 24, 2021:  Open from 9am - 12 noon

Thursday, November 25, 2021:  Curative Kiosk CLOSED

Friday, November 26, 2021:  Curative Kiosk CLOSED 

 

Schedule CURATIVE Test Appointment

 

 

Covid-19 Reporting/Information

 

To start a report, click here:

COVID-19 Reporting Form

 

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