Health Services

Mandatory Immunizations

All resident and international students must provide a certificate detailing immunization status.

Required for enrollment:
  • A current tetanus shot (within 10 years)
  • Two MMR (measles) injections
  • PPD (tuberculosis) is required for any student who has been out of the United States for over 30 consecutive days.
  • International students must have a PPD (Tuberculosis) within the last year


Hours: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 11am-1:30pm (Hours are subject to change)


Services Provided

  • Treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
  • Referrals to doctors and dentists as needed
  • Physicals
  • Labwork (urinalysis, hemoglobin, blood sugar, pregnancy, STD and HIV testing)
  • Monitoring of medical conditions and health education resources.
A nominal fee is charged for some services and supplies which can be applied to your college account.


Community Health 

Knox County Hospital
1 Hospital Drive • Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-4175

Baptist Regional Medical Center
Cumberland Falls Road • Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 528-1212

Barbourville Family Health Center
215 N. Allison Avenue • Barbourville, KY 40906
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm  (606) 546-9287


**Staffed by five doctors and a nurse practitioner who offer special rates for Union students.


Knox Family Medicine
602 Knox Street • Barbourville, KY 40906
Hours: Monday through Saturday 9 am - 5 pm
Walk-ins welcome.

Paul Pedersen, M.D.
James West, M.D.
546-6027, ext. 9

Anne Pedersen, Physical Therapist
546-6027, ext. 15