What's Different at Stamps for Fall 2020 - Our COVID-19 Response

Welcome back to campus! Stamps Health Services is here for you. The health and wellness of the Georgia Tech community remains our first priority. Many things have changed at Stamps since you were last on campus in the spring.  This page was created to help you navigate those changes.  Please review the information below and let us know how we can help you with your health and wellness needs.

New Safety Measures Stamps

  • Masks required for all patients, staff, and visitors at Stamps.
  • Anyone entering Stamps must have a temperature check upon entering the building at a temperature check kiosk.
  • All patients screened for COVID-19 symptoms prior to their visit.
  • Patients with respiratory symptoms are tested for COVID-19
  • Stamps will be utilizing telemedicine for respiratory visits including COVID-19 test results.
  • Stamps will also be utilizing telemedicine for Psychiatry.
  • Patients taken directly to an exam room upon arrival.
  • Physical distancing in all common areas.
  • Additional air scrubbers in clinical areas.
  • Enhanced disinfection practices.
Primary Care
  • There will be two types of appointments in Primary Care - Respiratory visits and Non-Respiratory visits.
  • Respiratory appointments will be conducted via telemedicine and in the Gold Care Team (if an in person visit is needed).  If you book a Respiratory appointment, do not come to Stamps at your appointment time.  A Stamps nursing staff member will contact you by phone at your appointment time to review your COVID-19 screening form (please complete on the Portal) and to schedule you a COVID-19 lab test and telemedicine visit.
  • Non-Respiratory visits will be conducted in the Blue and Silver Care Teams.  Please come to Stamps a few minutes before your scheduled appointment time.
  • All Primary Care appointments are made online through Stamps Patient Portal.  Please read the instructions on the appointment page of the portal thoroughly to ensure you book the correct appointment type.
  • All Primary Care patients must complete a COVID-19 screening form within 24 hours of their appointment.  After scheduling your appointment online, return to the Patient Portal homepage and complete the forms associated with your scheduled appointment.
  • Mobile Check-In - Stamps has changed from using self check-in kiosks to using mobile check-in through our Patient Portal.  When you are within one tenth of a mile of Stamps, you can check in using your mobile device.  Log in to the Patient Portal and click the Check-In button associated with your appointment on the home page.
Women's Health
  • All Women's Health appointments are scheduled over the phone.  Please call 404-894-1434 to schedule an appointment.
  • All Women's Health patients must complete a COVID-19 screening form within 24 hours of their appointment.  Please log in to the Stamps Patient Portal within 24 hours of your appointment to complete the screening form and other pre-visit forms.
  • Please note: If your COVID-19 screening indicates you are at risk for COVID-19, you will need to be scheduled for a COVID-19 lab test and a telemedicine visit with a Primary Care provider.  If this is the case, your Women's Health appointment will need to be rescheduled.
  • Mobile Check-In - Stamps has changed from using self check-in kiosks to using mobile check-in through our Patient Portal.  When you are within one tenth of a mile of Stamps, you can check in using your mobile device.  Log in to the Patient Portal and click the Check-In button associated with your appointment on the home page.
Psychiatry
  • Students seeking psychiatry services must first visit the Center for Assessment and Referral (CARE) for an initial assessment and referral.
  • After receiving a referral from CARE, CARE will coordinate your first visit in Psychiatry. Please call 404-894-2585 with any questions.
  • All Psychiatry visits will be conducted through telemedicine. Please complete any pre-visit forms on the Patient Portal prior to your visit.
Travel, Immunization, & Allergy
  • Immunization visits and returning allergy visits can make an appointment on the Patient Portal one day prior to their visit.  New allergy patients should call 404-385-4995 to make an appointment.
  • All Travel, Immunization, and Allergy patients must complete a COVID-19 screening form within 24 hours of their appointment.  After scheduling your appointment online, return to the Patient Portal homepage and complete the forms associated with your scheduled appointment.
  • When you arrive at Stamps for an appointment in the Travel, Immunization, and Allergy clinic, go down the main hallway past the Blue and Gold Care Teams (go left when you enter the front lobby).  There will be signs directing you to this clinic before you get to the Lab.
  • Mobile Check-In - Stamps has changed from using self check-in kiosks to using mobile check-in through our Patient Portal.  When you are within one tenth of a mile of Stamps, you can check in using your mobile device.  Log in to the Patient Portal and click the Check-In button associated with your appointment on the home page.
Pharmacy
  • Curbside Pickup - all refill prescriptions and new prescriptions sent to us electronically from outside healthcare providers can be picked up curbside. Please request your refill here before coming to Stamps.  When you arrive in the Stamps parking lot, please call 404-894-7294 to notify a pharmacy staff member that you have arrived. 
  • OTC Request Form - you can now request over-the-counter items for curbside pickup.  Please complete the OTC Request Form and call 404-894-7294 when you arrive in the parking lot next to Stamps.
  • You can still visit the pharmacy to fill prescriptions.  Please abide by the physical distancing signs on the floor.
  • When filling a prescription in the pharmacy, the waiting area has moved into the main lobby.  Please follow the signs to the waiting area, maintain physical distance, and the pharmacy staff will notify you at the new pickup window when your prescription is ready.
COVID-19 Testing
  • Stamps will be providing COVID-19 testing for patients with COVID-19 symptoms only.
  • In order to get a test, you must schedule a Respiratory appointment in Stamps' Primary Care clinic.  These appointments are scheduled on the Stamps Patient Portal.  Once scheduled, a staff member will contact you by phone at your appointment time to schedule your COVID-19 test.  Please note: you can not call or walk in to receive a test at Stamps.
  • COVID-19 tests will be administered at the back of the Stamps Health Services building.  Do not go in the building when you arrive for your test.  Please follow the signs directing you to the back of the building where the test will be performed.
  • Please follow the direction on the signs as you proceed to the back of the building.  Please maintain physical distance and a mask is required while in line for your test.
  • You must bring your Buzzcard with you for your test.
  • The charge for this test is included in your health fee.
  • COVID-19 tests at Stamps will be self administered.  This means a staff member will instruct you on how to perform the COVID-19 test.  The sample is collected by inserting a cotton swab into your nose, moving it around for a few seconds, and placing the swab in a container.  Only minor discomfort is associated with this test.  Once the test is completed, you will leave Stamps Health Services and await your telemedicine visit with one of our Primary Care providers.
  • Asymptomatic testing information coming soon.