Physical Health Resources
Athletics & Physical Education
The Vassar College Athletics & Physical Education Department provides educational, athletic, life fitness, and intramural programs that augment the college community’s personal growth and physical well-being.
Health Promotion and Education
The office provides programs, outreach, and consultation for students around all areas of health and wellness.
Vassar College Health Services is here to support your physical and emotional health and well-being so that you can succeed in your current academic and future professional career.
Optum—Poughkeepsie (formerly Caremount Medical)
Provides preventive care and medical treatment to obtain optimal wellness. Specialty providers are also available.
Hudson Regional Hospital
Phone (non-emergency): (845) 483-5000
Emergency Psychiatry Care: (845) 431-8892
Provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues.
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
Provides sensitive, quality healthcare and related services targeted to New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
Dutchess Department of Behavioral and Community Health
Offers free confidential HIV and STI testing by appointment and walk-ins based on availability.
Sun River Health
Poughkeepsie medical practice offers primary, OB/GYN, and dental care.
Premier Medical Group
Helps patients with prevention and wellness strategies and coordinates all appropriate health screening tests. Specialty providers are also available.
Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS)
Support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and those who use drugs. HIV and STI testing services and HIV prevention services are also available. Case management and support are also offered for those with chronic medical conditions.
Family Services Center for Victim and Safety Support (CVSS)
Provides 24-hour non-residential, comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes. Some services provided are a 24-hour hotline/chat line, advocacy/accompaniment, counseling, rape crisis services, and outreach efforts.
Center for Physical Therapy
Independent physical therapy group run by two husband-and-wife teams prides itself not on only its state-of-the-art fitness equipment and its expert team of 18 physical therapists, but also on everyone’s level of commitment to patients. Each individual patient’s goals are always the priority, whether they want to get rid of pain or return to a sport.