Health and Wellness Services

College of Alameda is committed to student success, and we know that physical and mental well-being are essential components of student learning. Our team of nurses, certified acupuncturists, massage therapists, psychotherapists, and paraprofessional healthcare staff are here to provide supportive, friendly, and professional preventive and ongoing care.

Health and Wellness Services HOURS and Location

Remote and in-person appointments available.

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING: 
New location: Cougar Village CV – 124

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST A MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING APPOINTMENT

Any questions: Contact Lisa Sawadogo, Health Services Coordinator at #510-748-2320 or
lisasawadogo@peralta.edu

NURSING AND MEDICAL SERVICES: 

Roots Community Health Center: Now located at Laney College Student Center SC-410, 900
Fallon St Oakland, CA 94607

Monday – Friday: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m. 
Contact: #510-464-3134

Our Services

Students can access nursing services and mental health counseling.  Medical nursing services include:  HIV and STI testing, first aid, flu shots, health information and referrals, condoms, pregnancy tests, and over-the-counter medical supplies, at no cost. 

FAQ

How can I access mental health counseling?

New location: Come visit us in Cougar Village C-124

To schedule an appointment with a mental health counselor, click here for Appointment Request Form, contact the Health Services Coordinator, Lisa Sawadogo at 510-748-2320, email at lisasawadogo@peralta.edu.

*Please note that due to California Telehealth laws and regulations, students must be currently residing in California in order to access telehealth appointments.*

How can I access nursing services? 

Roots Community Health Center: Nursing services have been moved to Laney College Student Center SC-410, 900 Fallon St Oakland, CA 94607

Monday – Friday: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.  Walk-in’s or by appointment 

Contact: #510-464-3134

What is the cost of services?

All enrolled students pay a health fee each semester that is used to fund health services. There are no additional costs for students.

our contacts

Lisa Sawadogo, Health Services Coordinator

E: lisasawadogo@peralta.edu
P: 510-748-2320

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