Through Health Education, we strive to help students gain knowledge and skills to make proactive decisions, promoting their health and well-being.
Emergencies & After Hours Care
We have a responsibility to assure that quality health and medical services are available at the Center during hours of operation and adequate services are accessible to students 24 hours a day through community resources.
In case of an emergency call campus police at 814-949-5222 or 911. The Penn State Altoona campus police officers are trained first responders on campus and will assist with crisis or medical emergency needs.
If the Health & Wellness Center is closed and you need immediate medical attention, you can visit any of the following 24 hour care centers:
Altoona Regional Health System
- UPMC Altoona
650 Howard Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
8 a.m. - 8 p.m., 7 days a week
300 E Plank Road
Altoona, PA 16602