About

Clinic Location & Hours

Located in the Wellness Center (Below the Library)
Mon-Thurs: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Campus Nurse: Alise Cannon RN, BSN
Director of Health Services
(o) 828-669-8012 ext. 3536 (f) 866-271-5356
E-mail: alise.cannon@montreat.edu

Emergency/Acute Care Services

  • Emergency Medical Services: Dial 911
  • Black Mountain Fire & Rescue: 828-669-9117
  • Campus Police: 828.713.2520
    Hours when school is in session:
    Mon-Fri: 7:00 AM – 2:00 AM
    Sat-Sun: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM
    After-Hours Emergency: 911
    safety@montreat.edu
  • Poison Control: 800-222-1222

Hospital

Mission Hospital Emergency Room: 828-213-1111
509 Biltmore Ave. Asheville, NC 28801

Urgent Care Clinics

  • Fast-Med Urgent Care – Asheville: 828.210.2835
    160 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803
    Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    Sat-Sun: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Mercy Urgent Care South – Asheville: 828.274.1462
    1833 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803
    Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
    Sat-Sun: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Range Urgent Care – Black Mountain: (828) 412-0327
    201 NC-9, Black Mountain, NC 28711
    Mon-Fri: 8 A.M.-7:30 P.M.
    Sat-Sun: 10 A.M.-4 P.M.
  • Range Urgent Care – Asheville: (828) 412-0327
    674 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC 28804
    Sun-Sat: 8 A.M.-7:30 P.M.

Primary Care Physicians

  • Parkway Medical Black Mountain: 828.298.0333
    15 Jane Jacobs Rd. Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Parkway Medical Asheville: 828-298-0333
    333 Gashes Creek Rd. Asheville, NC 28803
    *Remember when going to Urgent Care or a hospital…please bring your health/medical insurance card. Use Montreat College & Mailbox number as your permanent address.

Virtual Healthcare

Black Mountain Pharmacies

  • CVS: 828-669-2992
    425 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Walgreens: 828-669-2216
    540 NC-9, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Health Ridge Pharmacy: 828-669-9970
    3130 US -70, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Sunshine Pharmacy: 828-669-0090
    206 E. State St. #1, Black Mountain, NC 28711

Health Department (Immunizations)

Buncombe County Health Department Immunization Clinic: 828-250-5000
40 Coxe Ave. Asheville, NC 28801
Mon-Fri: 8 AM – 4:00 PM

Health Forms

Three health forms are necessary before new students arrive on campus. Some of the medical forms require a physician’s signature, so please read the instructions carefully before submitting. Please make a copy for your own records as well.

Athletes

Do not give coaches or trainers your medical forms, with the exception of your physical exam and a copy of your medical authorization form.

Medical History Form: Medical histories are confidential but may be shared with those who have a need to know your information (such as the Outdoor Education/Ministry, Environmental Science/Education faculty). Please be aware that it is the student’s responsibility to advise any faculty, instructors, or program providers of any pertinent medical conditions and/or any limitations on your activities by your physician.This form does not require a physician’s signature.

NC Immunization Form: North Carolina state law mandates that required immunizations be completed and signed by a licensed medical practitioner or clinic and certified by the college prior moving into the residence hall and starting classes. The attached Immunization Form lists the required and recommended immunizations. If you are missing any required immunizations, please see your local health clinic or physician; in most states, these are free to college freshmen.

*International students must have a tuberculin PPD skin test within the last 12 months OR BCG vaccine.

Colleges and Universities

VaccineNumber Doses Required Before School Entry*
Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis3 doses
Polio3 doses
Measles2 doses
Mumps2 doses
Rubella1 dose
Hepatitis B (Hep B)3 doses
Varicella1 dose

*Please read below for further information

Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis

Three doses are required for individuals entering college or university. Individuals entering college or university for the first time on or after July 1, 2008 must have had three doses of tetanus/diphtheria toxoid; one of which must be tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis.

Polio

Three doses are required for individuals entering college or university. An individual attending school who has attained his or her 18th birthday is not required to receive polio vaccine.

Measles

Two doses at least 28 days apart are required for individuals entering college or university. The requirement for a second dose does not apply to individuals who entered school, college or university for the first time before July 1, 1994. A person who has been diagnosed prior to January 1, 1994 by a physician (or designee such as a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant) as having measles (rubeola) or an individual who has been documented by serological testing to have a protective antibody titer against measles is not required to receive measles vaccine. Individuals born before 1957 are not required to receive measles vaccine except in measles outbreak situations.

Mumps

Two doses are required for individuals entering college or university. A physician’s diagnosis is not acceptable for mumps disease(s). Individuals must be immunized or have laboratory confirmation of disease or have been documented by serological testing to have a protective antibody against mumps. Individuals born before 1957 are not required to receive the mumps vaccine. Individuals that entered college or university before July 1, 1994 are not required to receive the vaccine. Individuals that entered school, college, or university before July 1, 2008 are not required to receive the second dose of mumps vaccine.

Rubella

One dose is required for individuals entering college or university. A physician’s diagnosis is not acceptable for rubella disease(s). Individuals must be immunized or have laboratory confirmation of rubella disease or have been documented by serological testing to have a protective antibody titer against rubella. Any individual who has attained his or her fiftieth birthday is not required to receive rubella vaccine except in outbreak situations. Any individual who entered college or university after his or her thirtieth birthday and before February 1, 1989 is not required to receive rubella vaccine except in outbreak situations.

Hepatitis B

Three doses are required for individuals entering college or university. Hepatitis B vaccine is not required if an individual was born before July 1, 1994.

Varicella

One dose is required for individuals entering college or university that were born on or after April 1, 2001. An individual who has laboratory confirmation of varicella disease immunity or has been documented by serological testing to have a protective antibody titer against varicella, or who has documentation from a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant verifying history of varicella disease is not required to receive varicella vaccine. The documentation shall include the name of the individual with a history of varicella disease, the approximate date or age of infection, and a healthcare provider signature. Individuals born before April 1, 2001 are not required to receive varicella vaccine.

For more information about vaccine preventable diseases and immunizations recommended, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the Immunization Action Coalition.

Meningococcal

The meningococcal vaccine is highly recommended for college students living in residence halls. Read the Meningococcal Vaccine Information Statement.

Resources

Information on vaccination requirements and resources for communicating with parents can be found on the NCDHHS Resources for Schools page.

Medical Authorization: Physical forms are submitted to coaches.

Send completed forms to:
Montreat College
ATTENTION: ADMISSIONS
P.O. Box 1267
Montreat, NC 28757

Immunization Policy

Coming soon.

Student Life Staff

Portrait of Alise Cannon

Alise Cannon
Nurse
828.669.8012, ext. 3536
alise.cannon@montreat.edu

Portrait of Wesley Davis

Wesley Davis
Director of Counseling
828.669.8012, ext. 3538
wesley.davis@montreat.edu