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Health Services


Division of Student Development

2 E. South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7077


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Knox College provides primary health care services to all registered students as part of their health services fee. There is no additional cost to see our health services staff for the following:

  • Sick visits including respiratory or other infections, flu-like symptoms, abdominal problems, or headaches;
  • Minor emergency treatment including burns, minor lacerations, sprains, or strains;
  • Reproductive care such as birth control and urine pregnancy testing;
  • Allergy shots (consent for administration must be signed by the allergist or prescriber);
  • Some laboratory services including rapid strep, mononucleosis, influenza, urinalysis, and urine pregnancy test;
  • Free condoms

Health Services can order off-campus testing as needed at one of the local hospitals. The cost of off-campus lab testing, x-rays, other tests and prescriptions are the student's responsibility.

Furrow Hall, 175 West Knox Street

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Health Service's policy is appointments appreciated, walk-ins welcome! Health Services has plenty of same day appointments available. If possible, students should call ahead to find a time that meets their schedule.

Medical Services After Hours (non-emergency)

For non-emergency care after hours, students can visit the local Prompt Care. Please note that the Health Services fee does not cover after hours office visits.


OSF PromptCare - Galesburg
3375 N. Seminary Street, Galesburg, IL

M-Sa 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Su 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

The College provides taxi vouchers to off-campus clinics and pharmacies in Galesburg. Vouchers are available through Health Services, Campus Safety, and Campus Life.

Emergency Services

Call 9-1-1 for an ambulance to take you to the emergency room at either Cottage Hospital or OSF St. Mary Medical Center, both in Galesburg.

Please note that the Health Services fee does not cover ambulance service or emergency room care.


Cottage Hospital
695 N. Kellogg St.
Galesburg, IL 61401

OSF St. Mary Medical Center
3333 N. Seminary St.
Galesburg, IL 61401

Area Pharmacies

Hy-Vee Pharmacy (Delivery available)
2030 E Main St.

Hy-Vee Pharmacy (Delivery available)
1975 National Blvd

Walgreens Pharmacy
1057 E Main

Walgreens Pharmacy (this pharmacy is open 24 hours)
844 W. Fremont St

Wal-Mart Pharmacy
659 Knox Square Dr

CVS/Target Pharmacy
1071 W Carl Sandburg Dr

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Printed on Tuesday, December 10, 2019