Emergency & Crisis Resources
If you or someone else is experiencing a medical emergency, please immediately contact one of the resources below:
- On-Campus: Call MCC Public Safety at (585) 292-2911 or ext. 2911 from any campus phone.
- Off-Campus: Dial 911
Public Safety Officers are the designated first responders on campus. They will assess each emergency situation and can provide assistance. If a higher level of care is needed, Public Safety will contact 911 and remain at the scene until emergency services personnel arrive.
Students are strongly encouraged to program Public Safety's phone number, (585) 292-2911, into their cell phones, and to download the MCC Guardian app.
Local Urgent Care Centers
Local Emergency Rooms
Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
2.2 miles from Brighton Campus, 3.3 miles from Downtown Campus
1000 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
2.7 miles from Brighton Campus, 2.4 miles from Downtown Campus
Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
12.5 miles from Brighton Campus, 3.9 miles from Downtown Campus
Primary Care and Specialists
Sexual Health & Wellbeing
Throughout the Fall 2023 semester, Health Services will offer free and confidential walk-in STD/HIV testing in partnership with the Monroe County Department of Public Health. Below are dates and times for Brighton and Downtown Campus:
Brighton Campus, Building 3, Room 165
- September 18th from 12 to 3pm
- October 10th 12 to 3pm
Downtown Campus, Room 226
- September 27th from 12 to 2pm
- October 11th from 12 to 2pm
Additional community resources:
Self-Help Common Illnesses
Athletes, students in health-related programs, international students and students living in residence halls are required to submit proof of health insurance prior to the start of their Program, semester, or sport.
Health Benefits Representatives from Molina Healthcare, Fidelis Care Healthcare and MVP Healthcare will have information tables set up at our Brighton Campus on the Terrace every week for the Fall Semester. Students can stop by the informational table, or contact reps directly, to learn more about the available health insurance resources.
- Molina Healthcare
Email Lindsey Loomis-Obrien
- Fidelis Healthcare
Email Shawndel Lewis
- MVP Healthcare
Email Daniel Harris
Please consider the following resources when seeking health insurance:
Mpox: What to Know
Please refer to the following resources for the most up-to-date information about mpox:
If you have questions or concerns about mpox, symptoms consistent with mpox, or may have had close contact with someone with mpox, consult with your health care provider or a public health clinic near you.
Please check the Monroe County Department of Public Health’s website and the NYS Department of Health's website for the most up-to-date information on vaccines and eligibility criteria.