Overview.

 

 

EVC Health Services provides confidential services as well as confidential HIV and STD testing, modified physical exams, nutrition and health education, smoking cessation counseling, pregnancy tests, family planning and birth control, low cost fees for labs and some medications, medical provider access, referrals to community health agencies, and now COVID-19 vaccines.  Our goal is to promote your health and well-being, now and into the future. Your health is our priority. 

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Health Services

Student Health Services Fees.

The mandatory student health fee funds public health and preventative care for our student community and underwrites the medical and mental health direct services. The Health Services Fee at EVC is $20 per semester, payable at the time of registration. The fee is non-refundable unless you withdraw from all classes prior to the end of the 10th class day of the term, or the District cancels all of your classes. 

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Health Services provides the following services to currently enrolled students

  • Confidential HIV/STD Testing
  • Modified Physical Exams
  • Nutrition and Health Education
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Family Planning/Birth Control
  • Low Cost Fees for Labs & Some Medications
  • Medical Providers Available for Questions
  • Referrals to Community Health Agencies 
  • Student Psychological Services
     

The Student Health Fee does NOT cover the following:

  • Ambulance
  • Family Coverage
  • Fees involving off-campus care
  • Hospitalizations
  • Ongoing medical care
  • X-Rays
  • Pharmacy (Except Family PACT)
  • Laboratory (Except Family PACT)
  • Physical Exams
     

The following are exempt from paying the Health Services fee:

  • Concurrently enrolled high school students with an approved R-40 and R-42 on file.
  • Indentured apprentices fulfilling related instruction requirements (with proper documentation required).
  • Students who are dependent exclusively upon prayer for healing, in accordance with teachings of a bonafide religious sect, denomination, or organization (proper documentation required).
  • Students enrolled only for classes meeting off-campus.
  • Students taking Friday evening, Saturday, or Sunday classes only.
  •  Students taking only short-term classes which meet on campus seven times or less.
  • Wavier or refund of the AS Activity Fee or the Health Fee may be requested in the Office of Admissions & Records. These requests should be made during the beginning of the semester.
     

Family PACT.

Family PACT is a state program that provides free family planning services to low income men and women. The program's purpose is to provide the services you need to establish the timing, number of children, spacing of your children and to help you maintain reproductive health.

These services are available here at Evergreen Valley College and at other clinics (e.g. Planned Parenthood) that are Family PACT program participants.  You must be enrolled in the Family PACT program to receive free services. All services are completely confidential.

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What is Family PACT?

Family PACT provides no-cost family planning services to low-income men and women, including teens.

Why Should I Enroll?

Family PACT provides access to family planning services for men and women, as well as education, counseling and treatment to protect your reproductive health.

How do I Apply?

You can apply in person at Evergreen Valley College Student Health Services or give us a call at (408) 270-6480. You can also download the application form and bring it in to the office. 

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for Family PACT benefits, clients must meet all of the following criteria:

  • The client must be a resident of California (have a California address).
  • The client must have a gross family income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL).
  • The client must have no other source of health care coverage for family planning services, or meet the criteria specified for eligibility with Other Health Coverage (OHC). 
  • The client must have a medical necessity for family planning services.
     

What if I already have a card?

If your card is active (you received it within the last year), then you can notify the receptionist and receive free services.  If you are unsure about whether your card is active, we encourage you to make an appointment to check the status. If it isn't active, please let the receptionist know and we can recertify your card on the same day!

For more information visit: http://www.familypact.org

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Student Accident Insurance

The Community College District also provides accident insurance to students and athletes while on campus. Coverage is related to accidents under the following circumstances:

Students – while attending regularly scheduled classes on the campus, college-sponsored activities, including club activities, and while traveling under college supervision to and from college-sponsored events.

Student Athletes – while participating in or attending any regularly scheduled practice or competition supervised by an authorized representative of the College, or while traveling directly to and from practice or competition with other members as a group, provided such travel is supervised by an authorized representative of the College
 

Contact

Mike Osorio

Director, Student Services & Wellness

G2-106

Janice Assadi

Director, Health Services

Student Center​, Room SC-124​

Gina Bonanno

Office Assistant

SC-124

Services

Health Services provides the following services to currently enrolled students only:

  • Confidential HIV/STD Testing
  • Modified Physical Exams
  • Nutrition and Health Education
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Family Planning/Birth Control
  • Low Cost Fees for Labs & Some Medications
  • Medical Providers Available for Questions
  • Referrals to Community Health Agencies 
  • Student Psychological Services

The Student Health Fee does NOT COVER the following:

  • Ambulance
  • Family Coverage
  • Fees involving off-campus care
  • Hospitalizations
  • Ongoing medical care
  • X-Rays
  • Pharmacy (Except Family PACT)
  • Laboratory (Except Family PACT)
  • Physical Exams
     

Student Health Services Fees:

The District provides a Health Clinic to assist students.
The Health Services Fee is $20 per semester, payable at the time of registration. The fee is non-refundable unless the student withdraws from all classes prior to the end of the 10th class day of the term, or the District cancels all of the student's classes. 
Mandatory Health Fee with the Following Exceptions:

  • Concurrently enrolled high school students with an approved R-40 and R-42 on file.
  • Indentured apprentices fulfilling related instruction requirements (with proper documentation required).
  • Students who are dependent exclusively upon prayer for healing, in accordance with teachings of a bonafide religious sect, denomination, or organization (proper documentation required).
  • Students enrolled only for classes meeting off-campus.
  • Students taking Friday evening, Saturday, or Sunday classes only.
  • Students taking only short-term classes which meet on campus seven times or less.
  • Wavier or refund of the AS Activity Fee or the Health Fee may be requested in the Office of Admissions & Records. These requests should be made during the beginning of the semester.

Note: Fees are subject to change by the Legislature. Effective Spring 2009 the BOGFW will no longer cover the health fee.

CalFresh Program

The CalFresh Program (formerly known as Food Stamps) helps low-income households increase their food-buying power to meet their household's nutritional needs. CalFresh benefits issued through Electronic Benefit Transfer, also known as EBT card, can be used in grocery stores and participating Farmers Markets. Homeless, elderly or disabled persons may purchase prepared meals from participating restaurants with their EBT card. Effective June 1, 2019, SSI/SSP recipients in California are also eligible for CalFresh benefits, provided all other eligibility requirements are met.

Register for Cal Fresh
 

Family Pact

Family PACT is a state program that provides free family planning services to low income men and women. The program's purpose is to provide the services you need to establish the timing, number of children, spacing of your children and to help you maintain reproductive health.

These services are available here at Evergreen Valley College and at other clinics (e.g. Planned Parenthood) that are Family PACT program participants.  You must be enrolled in the Family PACT program to receive free services. All services are completely confidential.

What is Family PACT?
Family PACT provides no-cost family planning services to low-income men and women, including teens.

Why Should I Enroll?
Family PACT provides access to family planning services for men and women, as well as education, counseling and treatment to protect your reproductive health.

How do I Apply?
You can apply in person at Evergreen Valley College Student Health Services or give us a call at (408) 270-6480. You can also download the application form and bring it in to the office. 

Who is Eligible?
To be eligible for Family PACT benefits, clients must meet all of the following criteria:

  • The client must be a resident of California (have a California address).
  • The client must have a gross family income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL).
  • The client must have no other source of health care coverage for family planning services, or meet the criteria specified for eligibility with Other Health Coverage (OHC). 
  • The client must have a medical necessity for family planning services.

What if I already have a card?
If your card is active (you received it within the last year), then you can notify the receptionist and receive free services.  If you are unsure about whether your card is active, we encourage you to make an appointment to check the status. If it isn't active, please let the receptionist know and we can recertify your card on the same day!

For more information visit: http://www.familypact.org
 

Health Insurance & Enrollment

Covered California Information
For More Information on Medical Insurance

Having insurance and a local primary care provider (physician or nurse practitioner) makes it easier to succeed in school. Data about college student success supports this statement. That is why the Student Health Services staff is dedicated to assisting you in enrolling in health insurance. 

For more information regarding insurance enrollment and eligibility, please contact Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI). This is NOT a resource for Asian Students only.

Due to COVID-19, the Story Road office is temporarily closed.

AACI is providing services at their Moorpark office:
2400 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
Main Line: (408) 975-2730
Leticia Barrera H (Spanish)
Patient Navigator Lead
408-975-2730; 400
Leticia.barrera@aaci.org
 
Oliver Pan (Mandarin)
Patient Navigator
408-975-2730;374
Oliver.pan@aaci.org 
 
Magen Chan(Cantonese and Mandarin)
Patient Engagement and Enrollment Coordinator
408-975-2730; 186
Magen.Chan@aaci.org

AACI Insurance Information
 

Student Accident Insurance

The Community College District also provides accident insurance to students and athletes while on campus. Coverage is related to accidents under the following circumstances:

Students – while attending regularly scheduled classes on the campus, college-sponsored activities, including club activities, and while traveling under college supervision to and from college-sponsored events.

Student Athletes – while participating in or attending any regularly scheduled practice or competition supervised by an authorized representative of the College, or while traveling directly to and from practice or competition with other members as a group, provided such travel is supervised by an authorized representative of the College
 

Community Referrals & Resources

Along with medical and wellness care, Student Health and Wellness Services also provides information about many free or low cost services that are available to all in the community.

  1. Foothill Family Community Clinics
    Call 408-729-9700  to schedule an appointment.
  2. Planned Parenthood 
  3. YWCA-Silicon Valley
    YWCA Rape Crisis 24 Hour Hotlines:
    408-287-3000
    650-493-7273
    1-800-670-7273
  4. RealOptions - Women's Clinic
  5. Community Solutions - Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Shelter
  6. Next Door Solutions To Domestic Violence 
    Expired Medication Disposal - Drop Off Locations 
    Health Information & Awareness
  7. Get Tested For Hepatitis B 
  8. Meningitis B Vaccine Information 
  9. Where to Get Meningitis B Vaccine
  10. Sexually Transmitted Illnesses & What You Need to Know 
  11. Are You Ready To Quit Smoking?
  12. California's Smoker's Hotline

Drugs & Alcohol Information​​​

  1. National Institute on Drug Abuse 
  2. Top Myths About Drinking Alcohol
  3. Resources for Rehabilitation

Free HIV Testing And Low Cost STD Services

  1. The Crane Center - Free HIV Testing
  2. Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)
    Free HIV Rapid Testing, Counseling, and Referrals in Santa Clara County
    Watergarden 
    1010 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
    Free HIV Rapid Testing 
    (408) 975-2730
  3. Billy DeFrank Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Community Center 
    938 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
    Free HIV Rapid Testing; anonymous and confidential results available.
    (408) 293-3040
  4. Get Tested: National HIV and STD Testing  
    Find free, fast, and confidential testing near you

Nutrition & Fitness Information

  1. Colorful Eating For Whole Body
  2. USDA Choose My Plate - Nutrition Guidelines  
  3. Diabetic Diet - How to Create Your Own Health Plan
  4. Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  5. How To Manage Technology In The Bedroom

Training & Education​

  1. Student Guide to Surviving Stress

Student Health and Wellness Services are available for currently enrolled students.  The Student Health fee paid at the time of registration may not cover all costs for services. For more information about the services, please read the information below. Any questions, please contact the department at (408) 270-6480.

Contact

Phone: ​​​408.270.6480
Fax: 408.532.1831​
Location: ​ SC-124
Student Services Center​

Staff

Janice Assadi
Director of Health Services 

Jeanette Fedasz, FNP
Nurse Practitioner

Gina Bonanno
Office Assistant