After-Hours Nurse Line
The After Hours NurseLine is available when the Health Center is closed, or when hours vary due to semester breaks, summer sessions, holidays, severe weather, or other emergency closings.
The Health Center's Fall and Spring semester hours of operations are from 8am until 6pm (Monday – Friday), 9 am until 12 noon (Saturday), and closed on Sunday. Winter and Summer session hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm and closed on weekends. What is the “After Hours NurseLine”?
“After Hours NurseLine”, by Optum, is a health information service you can call when the University Health Center is closed. The “After Hours NurseLine” is staffed with a team of experienced registered nurses who can provide information, support and education for many health-related question or concern.
To access this service you must present your unique University of Maryland Identification Number that is located on your Student ID. Your active status as a student will be verified at the beginning of the call.
When you're sick or injured, you may want help making health care decisions. You may not know if you should go to an urgent care center, make a doctor's appointment or use self-care. “After Hours NurseLine” can help you decide. Or, you may just be curious about a health issue and want to learn more. With “After Hours NurseLine”, answers to your health questions are just a phone call away.
Nurses can provide information and support for many health situations and concerns, including:
- Minor injuries
- Common illnesses
- Recent diagnoses and chronic conditions
- Choosing appropriate medical care
- Self-care tips and treatment options
- How to take medication safely
- Men's, women's and children's health
- Questions to ask your doctor
- Illness prevention
- Nutrition and fitness
The Health Information Library is another great resource, allowing you to listen to more than 1,100 health and well-being messages. Simply call the “After Hours NurseLine”, choose the option for audio library and enter PIN . You also can access topics and codes by visiting HealthForums.com—you can even listen to the messages online.
- About the University Health Center
- Clinical Services
- Mental Health Services
- General Insurance FAQ's
- Mandatory Insurance Waiver
- Health Promotion
- Student Involvement
- New & Transfer Students
- Center for Health and Wellbeing
- Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Program
- Faculty & Staff Services
- For Parents
- Quality of Care Survey
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