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Student Health Services Records, 1929-2015View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1986-2010
The Student Health Services Records document the administration and provision of health services to Oregon State University students.   The records address a variety of health and medical topics such as communicable diseases, vaccinations, patient privacy, and medical records.  Student Health Services was established at Oregon Agricultural College in 1916.
ID: RG 023
Extent: 4.0 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Student Health Services Records (RG 023), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were received by the former University Archives and the Special Collections and Archives Research Center in multiple transfers from 2000 thru 2018.  The early Student Health Service records were transferred prior to 1981, probably in the 1970s.
Languages of Materials

Container List

Series 1: Policies and Procedures, 1929-2015 Add to Shelf
Series 1 consists of Student Health policies and procedures that guide staff in the application of medical treatment; screening of students for communicable diseases, such as tuberculosis; equipment handling; and the management of patient information and medical records.  Procedures pertaining to safety and emergencies; the Hepatits B virus,  HIV (or AIDS), and reportable diseases; student workers, waste disposal; immunizations; and quarantines are outlined in these materials.  Many of the policy statements have handwritten annotations of revisions and updates.  Most folders have an index listing the policies and procedures that are included.  These materials cover the late 1920s thru mid-1950s and the mid-1980s through 2015.
Box-Folder 1.01: Policies and Procedures Health Services, 1929-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.02: Routine Procedure, 1938-1954 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.03: Standard Procedures, 1941-1952 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.04: Policies and Procedures, 1986-1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.05: Policies and Procedures, 1986-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.06: Policies and Procedures, 1987-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.07-1.09: Master Policy Procedure Manual, 1984-1990 Add to Shelf
3 folders
Box-Folder 1.10: Policies Procedures, 1987-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.11: Policies Procedures, 1988-1999 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.12: Policies Procedures, 1993-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.13: Policy and Procedures, 1996-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.14: Policies and Procedures, 1997-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.15: Policies Procedures, 2004-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.16: Policies and Procedures, 2007-2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.17: Policies and Procedures, 2008-2015 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.18-1.20: Policy and Procedure Statements, 2000-2013 Add to Shelf
3 folders
Series 2: Meeting Minutes, 1986-2010 Add to Shelf
Series 2 consists of agendas, minutes, and related documentation  for meetings of the leadership and nursing staff of Student Health Services as well as other shorter-term Student Health Committees.  The Leadership and Management Team meetings primarily address administration and management of Student Health; the nursing staff meetings includes updates as well as discussions of protocols and procedures.
Box-Folder 1.21: Ancillary Services Department Meeting, 1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.22: Building Enhancement Committee, 1992-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.23: Lab and X-ray Committee, 1987-1992 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.01: Leadership Team, 1997-1999 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.02: Leadership Team, 1997-2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.03: Leadership Team, 1999-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.04: Leadership Team Minutes, 2000-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.05: Leadership Team Minutes, 2001-2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.06: Leadership Team Meeting Minutes, 2003-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.07: Leadership Team Minutes, 2006-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.08: Leadership Team Minutes, 2007-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.09: Leadership Team Minutes, 2008-2009 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.10: Leadership Team Minutes, 2009-2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.11: Managment Team Meeting Minutes, 1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.12-2.13: Management Team Meeting Minutes, 1995-1997 Add to Shelf
2 folders
Box-Folder 2.14: Nursing Staff Meetings, 1986-1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.15: Nursing Staff Meetings, 1988-1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.16: Nursing Staff Meetings, 1993-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.01: Nursing Staff Meetings, 1995-1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.02: Nursing Staff Meetings, 1999-2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.03: Nursing Meeting Minutes, 2002-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.04: Occupational Health Planning Committee, 2003-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.05: Quality Improvement Assurance Committee, 1989-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.06: Reach Out Promotion Committee, 1995-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.07: Service Heads Meetings, 1992 Add to Shelf
Series 3: Financial Records, 1937-1992 Add to Shelf
Series 3 provides limited information about the income and expenses of Student Health, primarily during the 1930s-1950s.  Budget information for the late 1980s-early 1990s is also included.  Of special note is information about the costs incurred to provide healthcare to Army students on campus during World War II.
Box-Folder 3.08: Army Financial Reports by Mr. Burrell, 1944 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.09: Inventory Equipment, 1941-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.10: Food Costs, 1937-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.11-3.12: Health Services Charges, 1952-1954 Add to Shelf
2 folders
Box-Folder 3.13: Budgetary Information Income Summary and Reports, 1989-1992 Add to Shelf
Series 4: Publications, 1991-1998 Add to Shelf
Series 4 consists of newsletters published during the 1990s that are primarily intended for Student Health Services employees.
Box-Folder 3.14: Student Health Center Newsletter, 1991-1992 Add to Shelf
Staff newsletter for Student Health Services employees.
Box-Folder 3.15: Vital Signs, 1992-1998 Add to Shelf
This newsletter was initially focussed on staff and provided updates, kudos, and announcements of interest and use to Student Health Services employees.  The newsletter transitioned into a publication for the whole campus in the later issues and included more information about health promotion and wellness programs and activities.
Series 5: Subject Files, 1929-2014 Add to Shelf

Series 5 consists of materials on a variety of subjects that address the administration of Student Health Services; interactions between Student Health and other units at Oregon State and state agencies, such as the Oregon State Board of Health; the medical excuses policy for student absences developed in 1998; the Student Health response to the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) outbreak; and student satisfaction with Student Health programs and services.  This series includes three annotated telephone guides used by Student Health nurses to address questions received by telephone on general medical and health matters, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology.  This series includes statististics and annual reports summarizing clients served, programs, activities.

Other materials of note include records documenting health services provided to youth participants in 4-H summer programs on the Oregon State campus from the 1930s through mid-1950s and biographical information about health services professional staff in the 1930s-1940s.  The Executive Offices correspondence documents interactions between the Student Health Service Director and senior administrators, including the College President, regarding budgets, facilities, and staffing.  Memoranda to all deans and department heads are also included with this correspondence.

Box-Folder 3.16: 4-H Club, 1930-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.17: 4-H Club Records, 1948-1955 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.18: Announcements, 2004-2005 Add to Shelf
Announcements to all Oregon State University faculty and staff regarding the flu vaccine shortage.
Box-Folder 3.19: Announcements, 2014 Add to Shelf
Announcements of new programs sponsored by Student Health.
Box-Folder 3.20: Annual Reports, 1985-1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.21: Army, 1943 Add to Shelf
October 1943.
Box-Folder 3.22: Correspondence - Associate Director (Susan Longerbeam), 1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.23: Correspondence General, 1991-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.24: Executive Offices Correspondence, 1929-1934 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.25: Executive Offices Correspondence, 1934-1936 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.26: Executive Offices, 1936-1937 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.27: Executive Offices, 1937-1938 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.28: Executive Offices, 1938-1940 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.29: Executive Offices, 1940-1942 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.30: Executive Offices, 1942-1952 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.01: Executive Offices, 1952-1961 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.02: Food Services, 1940-1960 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.03-4.04: Former Health Services Professional Staff, 1930-1945 Add to Shelf
2 folders
Box-Folder 4.05: Infirmary Patient Record Statistics, 1956-1957 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.06: Medical Excuses Policy, 1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.07: Oregon State Board of Health, 1930-1957 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.08: Oregon State Board of Health Bulletin, 1936-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.09: Physical Plant Department OSC, 1931-1961 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.10: Product List for Equipment Ordering, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.11: Radiation Safety Information, 1986-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.12: Student Volunteer Internship Opportunities, 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.13: Shaw Supply Company, 1929-1954 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.14: SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) Response Report, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.15: State Board of Health Correspondence, 1933-1956 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.16-4.17: Student Satisfaction Survey, 2000 Add to Shelf
2 folders
Box-Folder 4.18: Survey and Construction Reports, 1995-1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.19: Pediatric Telephone Advice, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.20: Telephone Triage Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.21: Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses, 2002 Add to Shelf