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Tri-Area Community Health

Tri-Area Community Health provides health services for Ferrum College students. The Ferrum College Student Counseling Center partners with the Health Center for psychiatric services. Students are seen in the Health Center by appointment during regular business hours. Call 540-365-4469 to schedule an appointment.


As a Tri-Area Community Health patient, except in unusual circumstances related to safety, your information will not be released to anyone without your written permission. We cannot provide information to parents for any students over the age of 18 without a signed release form.

Eligibility & Payment Policy

All full-time students, staff, faculty, and dependents of staff and faculty are eligible for services provided by the Tri-Area Community Health Center as are members of the community. An appointment with the provider is handled like an appointment with any medical office. An appointment is required, health information is gathered, an assessment is done, and the visit is filed with the patient’s insurance carrier(s). Payments of co-pays are collected at the time of service. 

Sickness Plan insurance provided to all full-time students applies to services when a fee is charged. The Sickness Plan insurance is secondary to the primary insurance. Students should complete the claim form and bring it with them to their appointment. Only one claim form is required per academic year. See for details related to the insurance policy and to download the claim form. 

For More Information

Learn what medications and services are provided to Ferrum College Students.

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Contact Info

180 Ferrum Mountain Rd
Ferrum, VA 24088