Defiance College does not currently have an on-campus health service option; however, there are a number of health care options available within a short drive of campus. These medical facilities provide a wide variety of services that benefit needs of our students.
On-Campus Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Alison Schultz
IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19, walk-in appointments are not permitted. All students must be screened for COVID-19 before being seen by the nurse in order to keep other students in the waiting area and Nurse Schultz safe. To schedule an appointment, call 419-783-2562!
All office visits for students are free.
Location: Health Center, Serrick 218
Wednesday: 8:00- 10:00am
ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital (1.0 miles from campus)
1200 Ralston Ave, Defiance, Ohio 43512
Phone: 419-783-6955 Website
Offers Express Care (located in the emergency room) to treat minor injuries or illnesses that need immediate attention. Express Care services are available Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. They accept most health insurance plans that include ProMedica facilities. Cash, personal checks, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are also accepted at the time of service.
Mercy Health - Defiance Clinic (1.8 miles from campus)
1400 E. Second Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512
Phone: 419-784-1414 Website
Offers Urgent Care services to provide extended physician hours seven days a week. Appointments are not necessary, but patients are asked to call ahead if possible. Urgent Care is located inside the east entrance of the clinic. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Defiance County General Heath District (1.8 miles from campus)
1300 E. Second Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512
Phone: 419-784-3818 Website
Offers immunizations and limited health screenings. Immunizations are available the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Health screening and testing are available the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month but at varying times depending on the type of screening. Please check the website to see the complete list of screenings and times.
There are three pharmacies within walking distance of the campus.