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Student Instructions and Responsibilities
The Registered Nurses in the Wellesley College Health Service are available to assist students in the continuation of their allergy immunotherapy while they are away from home.
WCHS Established Guidelines for Allergy Immunotherapy
Allergy injections will be administered in our office with a physician present during the following times:
Friday 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Patients will be observed for 30 minutes after an injection
- Emergency equipment will be present
- Nurses and physicians will be knowledgeable in the treatment of anaphylaxis
Eligible students must begin each academic year with an appointment with Dr. Britto. These appointments can be arranged by calling 781.283.2810.
Please provide your allergist with this letter detailing our Allergy Immunotherapy Services.
*NEW STUDENTS* Call to schedule an appointment the week of August 27th.
*RETURNING STUDENTS* Call after September 3rd to schedule a nursing appointment to resume allergy immunotherapy.
In addition we have been working cooperatively with two area allergists who have agreed to see out students. Should you choose to inquire about receiving your allergy injections with one of these practitioners please feel free to contact them:
1) Allergy and Asthma Center of MA (16 Minutes/ 8 Miles)
(Dr. John Ohman and Dr. Daniel Steinberg)
25 Boylston Street, Suite 215
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
2) Alex Ray, M.D. (12 Minutes / 4 Miles)
2000 Washington St
Newton, MA 02462
You may contact any of them, privately, to arrange to be seen and/or check insurance coverage, or we will be happy to work with you to establish a relationship with the office.