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Continuity of Care


To inform patients of care options for Watkins Health Services during the hours the health center is closed.

Applies to: 

Applies to students, faculty and staff who are seeking care at Watkins Student Health Center on a day the clinic is not open. 

Policy Statement: 

Information will be made readily available to patients requesting information regarding health care delivery systems available in the Lawrence community. 

Patients are instructed to go to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for health care services they may require during the hours the health center is closed. This information is communicated by at least the following means.

I. 24/7 Nurse Help Line

II. Correspondence

III. New Student Orientation

IV. KUPSO Emergency Phones

V. Website

VI. Printed materials

VII. Provider Advice

VIII. Door signs


Administrative Director

Watkins Health Services

1200 Schwegler Drive

Lawrence, KS 66045



Approved by: 
WHS Administrative Director
Approved on: 
Monday, January 1, 2001
Effective on: 
Monday, January 1, 2001
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Health care, Center closing
Change History: 

07/01/2022: Policy published in the Policy Library as a live text page.
06/21/2021: Changed author from Associate Director to Director and changed owner from Chief of Staff to Medical Director.
2018: Policy revised.
2012: Policy revised.
2003: Policy revised.
2002: Policy revised.
2001: Policy created.

Operational Categories: 
Health & Safety

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