Parents FAQ - Life at Colby - Colby College, Waterville, ME

Colby Health Services does not administer allergy shots. The following options are available to those students needing injections while away from home.

  • Dr. Scott Dyer – MaineGeneral Allergy & Asthma Alfond Center for Health 35 Medical Center Parkway Augusta, Maine 04330 Phone: 207-622-8660 Fax: 207-622-8661
  • MaineGeneral Infusion Clinic 149 North Ave. Waterville, Maine 04901 Attn: Infusion Clinic-Cindy Foss, RN Phone: 207-872-1845 Fax: 207-861-8552
  • Offices require: demographics, diagnosis, copy of insurance card most recent office notes Shot record Prescription for serum

Contact their office to confirm whether serum from your present/previous allergist is acceptable. Check with your insurance company regarding coverage for specialists and whether there are any charges or deductibles not covered by your health plan.

All students who are registered for classes at the College and hold a valid student ID may receive care at the health center.
There is no charge to students for health center visits. Fees may be incurred for immunizations, lab work, and certain prescription medication. Students are responsible for fees incurred when seeking health care services off campus.
Your student should phone the office to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
If your student becomes ill after hours and needs immediate care, Colby Emergency Responders are available while school is in session. Students should dial 207-859-9511. Colby Security Department will see that care is dispatched to your student.
Yes. Call our office to schedule a lab draw appointment. Student must bring the order from their health care provider. All lab work is processed at MaineGeneral Hospital and all results will be faxed directly back to the ordering provider. Services at MaineGeneral are billed to your insurance plan. We do not draw labs for Accutane maintenance.

Your student should schedule an appointment to see a health center provider. The vaccine cost must be paid for up front by the student and proper paperwork will be provided in order to seek reimbursement from your insurance company.

Our staff can assist your student with their ongoing ADD/ADHD medication with a letter from prescribing physician containing the following information:

  • diagnosis
  • date of diagnosis
  • any supporting documentation (IEP or neuropsych testing results)
  • medication name
  • medication dose
  • date prescription was last filled

The health center must have this documentation on record prior to making an appointment with a provider. Please be sure to allow enough time to avoid a lapse in medication management.