Health Center

ABOUT Health Center

Our mission is to help students develop and maintain the good health and well-being necessary for success in college.

 

ABAC’s Health Center is located in Health Sciences building at rear of building.

 

Be sure to take your insurance information to your visit. You will be responsible for all charges, co-pays, or deductible amounts that result from your visit to an emergency room or urgent care facility.

 

If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

 

 

Clinic Hours

Monday-Thursday 8 am – 5 pm Friday 8 am – 2 pm   Students can be seen starting on the first day of class until graduation each semester.  Current matriculating students only.  The front office is open for administrative purposes during breaks.   When the Health Center is closed, refer to the list below of urgent care centers in the Tifton area listed in the section below.      

Emergency and Urgent Care Locations and Contact Information

Emergency Room (open 24hrs) Tift Regional Medical Center 901 18th St, Tifton, GA 31794

ER line: 229-353-6185

Main Hospital Line: 229-382-7120 www.tiftregional.com  

Urgent Care Facilities

Quick Care

  • 1430 Hwy 82 W Suite 105, Tifton, GA 31794
  • 229-388-0266           
  • www.quickcarellc.com
  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 8am-8pm  

Tifton Urgent Care

  • 1401 Tift Ave N Suite B, Tifton, GA 31794
  • 229-382-5554
  • http://www.swghc.org/tifton-urgent-care/
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday-Saturday 9am-8pm  

 

Affinity Express Care

  • 2225 U.S. Highway 41, First Floor, Tifton, GA 31794
  • 229-391-4080
  • http://www.affinity-clinic.com/expresscare
  • Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m, Saturdays & Sundays: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Common Health Issues Addressed in our Health Center

Cold/Flu/Sore Throat

Sinus Infection

Strep Throat

Mononucleosis (Mono)

Cough/Upper Respiratory Infection/Bronchitis/Asthma/Allergies

Headaches

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Constipation

Sports Injuries

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Urinary Infections

Gastroenteritis

Insomnia

Skin Conditions

Tuberculosis Testing (TB) Lab Testing

Vaccinations: Flu, Hepatitis B, TDAP

Employment/Sports/Nursing Physicals

Referrals to Travel Medicine and Medical Specialties in the Community

Contraception

Immunizations

To attend classes at ABAC per the USG Board of Regents and ABAC policy, all students must meet the established immunization requirements listed below as (Required).   Additionally, the immunizations on the (Recommended) form below are highly recommended by the CDC. More information is available here.   Immunization forms can be returned one of two ways:

  • Option 1: Once completed, including the physician’s signature on the immunization forms, students can upload a readable picture taken from a cell phone into ABAC’s document submission site. A number of admissions forms can be submitted electronically once the student creates an account. Directions for submitting documents and the document submission link site can be found at: http://www.abac.edu/document-submission
  • Option 2: Return completed forms via mail or fax to: ABAC Health Center, ABAC 52 2802 Moore Hwy Tifton, GA 31793 Fax 229-391-5031

Insurance

The Health Center accepts all major insurances.  Students are encouraged to bring their health insurance card to the clinic when being seen.  Insurances will be filed for the visit.  The cost is applied to your deductible. The Health Center will never balance bill for its services.  Health Insurance is not required to be seen in the Health Center.   Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) ABAC’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is a comprehensive and affordable plan for students.  It complies with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Students and parents may find this coverage economical compared to other health insurance plans.

Contact Information

Tifton

ABAC 52, 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, GA 31793