Health Services

Health Services are available on-campus 24/7.  Our Registered Nurse is centrally located in the Main House Infirmary. A health clinic, hospital, and emergency room are located in Elizabethtown, 6 miles from campus.

INSURANCE

It is highly recommended that all students carry medical insurance. International students should purchase medical travel insurance specifically for their time of study at Meadowmount. Students are responsible for their medical bills and all travel costs to and from medical appointments.

MEDICAL POLICY

Upon arrival, students must check-in with the school nurse who reviews all health forms.

No on-campus or off-campus student will be registered without a fully completed health form including documentation of immunizations, if you have been immunized. Withholding or not disclosing accurate medical/health information will result in dismissal. A physical exam is not required.

In compliance with the New York State Department of Health, all prescription and non-prescription medication of any kind may NOT be kept in the dormitories of students under the age of 18. This includes vitamins, tylenol, sleeping aids, pain relievers, topical lotions, cough drops, etc. Students under the age of 18 must give the nurse all prescription and non-prescription medications at check in time. Medications will be dispensed daily from the nurse’s office at scheduled times.

The Meadowmount School of Music is required to obtain a permit to operate from the New York State Department of Health. We are required to follow state regulations and are subject to their inspections. Questions regarding our Medical Policy may be directed to the New York State Department of Health, P.O. Box 389, Saranac NY 12983, USA.

SPECIAL NEEDS

Students with food allergies must disclose this information on their medical forms. Our kitchen staff is notified of these needs.  Due to the large volume of food preparation, the kitchen is unable to prepare special foods for individual dietary needs. See the Campus Life Page for more information. 

SMOKE FREE CAMPUS

Meadowmount is a smoke free campus. Students under the age of 18 are not permitted to smoke. Students age 18 and older may smoke cigarettes only in designated smoking areas and use the receptacles provided for cigarette disposal.

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