UH Health Center
TRAVEL HEALTH SERVICES
The Health Center offers advice, vaccinations and preventive care to traveling individuals according to CDC recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides travel notices and articles about travel-health related topics aimed at world travelers to help them prepare to manage illness and injury abroad. Read more »
If you or someone you know has concerns post recent travel to and/or from the following countries: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria - please refer to the following websites for more information and updates.
Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to Ebola virus although 8-10 days is most common. The major hospitals are best equipped to see suspected cases.
GENERAL MEDICINE CLINIC APPOINTMENTS
The UH Health Center’s General Medicine Clinic is now operating on an appointment-based system for physician visits.
For most efficient use of your time, call 713-743-5156 to make an appointment to be seen by a physician in the General Medicine Clinic. Walk-in visits are available if there is an urgent concern. In those cases, the triage nurse will review your symptoms and refer you for urgent or same-day care or offer a scheduled appointment in the near future.
Dear students, faculty, and staff,
The Health Center wishes to assist you in Staying Healthy by informing the University community of various health related subject matter in any University setting, and urges the University community to:
- Stay up to date with vaccinations.
CDC Adult Immunization Schedule
- Seek medical attention if you have symptoms of a communicable disease.
Specific Communicable Diseases
- Keep alert to inclement weather conditions this Hurricane season.
The National Hurricane Center
- Be familiar with "MRSA"
- Know that the University of Houston Eye Institute provides affordable and comprehensive care of conditions involving vision. Please refer to their website for more information.