Health and Wellness Center

Contact Person: Rieko Suto, RN
E-Mail: rieko.suto@gcccd.edu
Phone:
Fax:
(619) 660-4200
(619) 660-
4657

Office Location:

Room I-134 (First Floor of Student Center)

 
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Friday: 8:00 am - 3 pm
  Saturday & Sunday: Closed


Mailing Address:
Health & Wellness Center
Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Parkway
El Cajon, CA 92019

eSARS (schedule an Appointment)/eAdvising (Submit a Question)

To schedule an appointment or submit a question, you must have access to your student ID number and birthdate.  Services are available for a current registered student at Cuyamaca College.

 

If you need immediate assistance, please call the Access and Crisis Line at 1-888-724-7240. The toll-free call is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Or text "Home" or "COURAGE" to 741741.

  

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.

Submit your Question:

Submit your question to a counselor or a nurse via e-Advising 

 

A counselor or a nurse will respond to your question during office hours. Once your question is answered, you will receive an email notification prompting you to sign back into e-Advising. If you do not receive an email, please proceed by signing back into e-Advising to view the response.

 

Schedule your Appointment with a Personal Counselor: 

Appointments with a personal counselor via eSARS are offered:

Starting  on Monday, August 10

Tuesday           10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday   9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday         9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday               10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Session can be anywhere between 30 minutes and 50 minutes.

 

Schedule your Appointment with a Personal Counselor – Mason Beck (1 hour)

 

COVID-19:

If you have concerns related to COVID-19, please submit the form:Report Concerns Related to COVID-19. A health service nurse will contact you in the order it was submitted.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.  If you have any questions, please email rieko.suto@gcccd.edu or call 619-660-4200 and leave a voice message.

If you do not have a medical provider, please call 211 to get connected to a healthcare provider near you. The call is free, confidential and available in more than 200 languages.

Please visit 211 San Diego  or San Diego County Coronavirus Disease 2019 for more information.

Please visit Insurance for information regarding Medi-Cal and Covered California.

Find Free Testing: San Diego County

Health plans are required to cover COVID-19 tests at no cost to the enrollee. It is recommended that you first contact your healthcare provider for a COVID-19 test.

If you are unable to get a test from your healthcare provider, the County of San Diego has coordinated free diagnostic COVID-19 testing at many locations. These tests take about 5-10 minutes. Results generally come back in approximately 3 days. 

 

To make an appointment online, and find a site of the testing location, please visit San Diego County website Testing.  Or call 211.

Appointments can be made up to one week in advance.

 

What to Do after Your COVID-19 Test.

 

If you are interested to receive personal counseling services, please visit Cuyamaca College Personal Counseling for more information.

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For most updated COVID-19 information, please visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC).

How to protect yourself and others (CDC):

  • Clean your hands often
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid close contact
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others. 

Symptoms of Coronavirus (CDC): These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
What To Do (CDC):

If You are Sick

Caring for Someone Sick at Home

Isolation and Quarantine

 

If you have a fever, cough or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider. Keep track of your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), get medical attention right away.

 

When to Seek Medical Attention: If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*


  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

Other Helpful Resources:

Home Isolation Instructions and Home Quarantine Guidance SD County

 

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
World Health Organization Coronavirus Disease 2019 (WHO)
California Community Colleges Health & Wellness Resources
Care for Your Mental Health SD County

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Related Resources

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Crisis Resource List
 

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