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Emergencies

Main Emergency Contacts

Medical/Behavioral: 911 or Campus Police at 901.448.4444

Medical Urgent Care: 901.448.5630

Behavioral Health Urgent Care: 901.448.5630

Student Assistance Program (SAP): 800.327.2255

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): 855.437.3486

After Hours Medical and Behavioral Health (24/7): 901.541.5654

Dental Emergencies: 901.448.6241

Regional One Health (ER): 901.545.7826

Methodist (ER): 901.516.7600

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital (ER): 901.572.3112

 

UHS has a medical provider on call during the hours the clinic is closed. Call 901.541.5654 for the health care provider on call and leave a message with the answering service. If you have an emergency, go to a hospital emergency room. Methodist University Healthcare Hospital at 1265 Union Ave. (901.516.8197) is available for general emergency care. For traumas, burns as well as other emergencies, care is available at Regional One Medical Center. The Trauma entrance is at 877 Jefferson Ave. (see map)

 

Have the staff notify University Health Services of your visit. Show your insurance card to the nurse in the emergency room. You will be responsible for the cost of health care during the closing times of University Health.

If you are on campus, Campus Police will provide emergency transportation for students on campus when it is needed. CALL 901.448.4444. Tell them you need to go to the emergency room. Give your name, your telephone number, and your location. Campus Police will come as soon as possible.

If you are off campus, dial 911. 

Several ambulance services are available in the city. Call 901.458.3311 for City Ambulance Service. Persons are responsible for the cost of ambulance service for an illness; however, ambulance service for students enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Program can have ambulance service for accidents at NO CHARGE.

Student Behavioral Health issues (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm): 901.448.5630. After hours, weekends and 24/7: call 901.541.5654 or call the student assistance program (SAP) hot line at 1.800.327.2255

Hospitalization: The Health Service is an outpatient facility. Arrangements can be made by UHS staff (if you need to be hospitalized for non-emergencies). If you need to be hospitalized, UHS staff will make arrangements for appropriate physician services and hospitalization.

Methodist Minor Medical Centers:

  • Cordova Minor Medical Center
    Address: 8095 Club Parkway, Cordova, TN 38016
    Phone: 901.758.6035
    Hours: Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Hacks Cross Minor Medical Center
    Address: 8071 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38125
    Phone: 901.756.6056
    Hours: Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Midtown Minor Medical Center
    Address: 1803 Union Avenue, Suite 2, Memphis, TN 38104
    Phone: 901.722.3152
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 5:00 – 11:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 – 9:00 pm.
  • Olive Branch Minor Medical Center
    Address: 5480 Goodman Road, Olive Branch, MS 38654
    Phone: 66.-893.9800
    Hours: Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

For students on the United student insurance plan, you can go to Lakeside Behavioral Health Hospital or St. Francis.

If after hours, students can call the UHS provider on-call after hours and on weekends at 901-541-5654. A behavioral health provider will be immediately contacted.

Students may also call the Student Assistance Program at 1.800.327.2255 for 24/7 care.

Suicide and Crisis Intervention: 901.274.7477

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255

Memphis Crisis Center: 901.274.7477

Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center: 901.272.2020

Shelby County Crime Victims Center: 901.545.4357

Memphis Area Legal Services: 901.523.8822

Exchange Club Family Center: 901.276.2200

Domestic Violence: National Domestic Violence Hotline

Dating Violence: National Center for Victims of Crime, Dating Violence Center

Sexual Assault: 

Stalking: National Center for Victims of Crime, Stalking Resource Center

 

Last Published: Aug 3, 2018