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Student Health Kit

Health Services recommends UB students put together a personal health kit for their use while in their residence hall or apartment. Monitoring personal health and taking care of yourself is essential to student success.

Insurance Information:

  • A copy of your insurance card and an understanding of your insurance coverage in Western New York
  • Insurance contact information if you have questions related to your coverage

Medical Information

  • Name and number of your primary health care provider
  • Copies of pertinent medical records (immunizations, notes/labs related to illnesses or chronic condition)

Routine medications and supplies that come in handy:

  • Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for pain, fevers
  • Digital thermometer
  • Allergy medications as needed
  • EpiPen for known allergies to bees, nuts, etc.
  • Antacids and/or antidiarrheals for upset stomach, heartburn, diarrhea, etc.
  • Heating pad or instant hot packs
  • Portable ice packs for injuries
  • Extra contact lens solutions
  • Eyeglasses (in case of problem with contacts or eye infection)
  • Cool mist humidifier for winter months
  • Prescribed orthotics
  • Prescribed nebulizers and medications
    • Transfer prescription to a local pharmacy in advance, or
    • Consider ability to obtain/mail refills
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunscreen/sunblock
  • Topical antibiotic ointment
  • Adhesive dressing

Area pharmacy numbers that may be helpful:

  • SubBoard I, Inc Pharmacy: 716-829-2368
  • Walgreens at Main & Kenmore: 716-834-7223
  • Tops at University Plaza: 716-515-3250
  • Wegmans on Alberta Drive: 716-831-6340