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Welcome to Students Health Services!

Peralta Student Health Services is the primary source of medical care for all Peralta Community College students. Peralta Colleges Student Health Services is dedicated to assisting students to achieve and maintain optimum physical, mental and emotional health. We are committed to providing quality health care at a reasonable cost. Check us out on Facebook & Instagram @ Peralta Student Health Services to get the latest updates, medical tips and resources!

Medical Services: Healthy Communities Inc.

Nurse Practitioner: Lisa Wicks, NP – Merrick Wise, Medical Assistant

Location: Laney Student Center, 4th Floor, Room SC-410

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 9-5pm (Closed 1-2 pm)

Phone: (510)464-3134

Medical Services include:

  • Eye Exam Voucher****
  • Pap Smears
  • TB testing (Tue)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Testing & Treatment
  • Health Education
  • Physical Exams (limited to job, volunteer, or college program placements)
  • Refill some prescriptions
  • Family Planning
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Flu Shots (seasonal)
  • Referrals for urgent care
  • Doctor visit
  • Insurance Eligibility Screening & Enrollment Services (Tue & Thu); Cal Fresh (Food Stamp) program, Covered California, Medi-Cal
  • Resources and Referral Services

Acupuncture/Massage Services:

The Acupuncture/ Massage team is available every Thursday from 9-5 in the Laney Tower on the 2nd floor, Room 250. The Spring 2016 schedule is as follows:

January 28; Feb: 4, 11, 18, 25 ;March 3, 10, 17; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 23, 30; July 7, 14, 21, 28

To schedule an appointment go to or call (510)879-7988. PCCD students are allowed to schedule two appointments per semester of either acupuncture/ massage a month apart from one another.  Each session is 30 minutes long, fully clothed and oil free. Please arrive on time, because after 3 minutes your slot can be given to someone else. If you forgot or miss your appointment, unfortunately you can’t make an appointment in the future.

Mental Health Services:

Are you stressed out and having trouble coping? Are you worried about your classes? Are you having trouble balancing your life’s activities and commitments? Mental Health Counseling is available to all students at all campuses. All Peralta students are allowed to have 8-10 sessions with a mental health counselor/intern per semester. If a student would like to have more sessions, they will be referred to an Alameda County Mental Health resource. Appointments fill up fast, so book a appointment while they are still available. Students can contact Lisa Sawadogo , LPCC to schedule an appointment at (510)464-3535, or visit her at her office located in the Student Center on the 4th floor, Room 414.

Mental Health Services Include:

  • Grief and loss
  • Frequent loss of temper
  • Relationship issues
  • Difficult Feelings
  • Or just need someone to talk to
  • Worrying or feeling anxious constantly

Other Services:

  • LGBTQ Support
  • Eye Exam Vouchers  
  • Dental Resources Guide
  • Stress Management
  • Learning to Sleep Better

For input and suggestions on the development of this site, please contact  Director, Peralta Student Health Services, Indra Thadani at or (510)464-3516.

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