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Skidmore College
Health Services


Important Numbers

Campus Safety
for all emergencies

Wilton Medical Arts
non-emergency, urgent care visits

Sidmore College Emergency Medical Services (SCEMS)
In an emergency Campus Safety will dispatch SCEMS, a New York State Basic Life Support-First Response Agency, which provides high quality and confidential emergency medical care to the Skidmore community. SCEMS is staffed and operated entirely by Skidmore students, who are trained and state certified at the EMT level or higher. SCEMS provides emergency coverage between 4:30pm and 8:30am on weekdays, and 24-hour coverage from 4:30pm on Friday until 8:30am on Monday. For non-emergency contact SCEMS at 518-580-5298 or

Urgent Care at Wilton Medical Arts 
In case of illness or injury which requires evaluation or treatment during the hours when Health Services is closed, Urgent Care at Wilton Medial Arts (518-580-2273) is available seven days a week at 3040 Rt. 50 Saratoga Springs, ½ mile North of Exit 15, across from Home Depot. No appointment is necessary and treatment is generally quicker and less costly than traditional emergency room care. Laboratory and medical imaging (X-ray) services are available on-site.

Emergency Room at Saratoga Hospital
for emergent and urgent problems that cannot wait until Health Services reopens. Many insurance policies will not pay for emergency department visits for non-emergent problems. 

If you go to Saratoga Hospital or Urgent Care at Wilton Medical Arts identify yourself as a Skidmore student, your medical evaluation may be shared with Health Services. This promotes continuity of care and may be best for your medical condition. Please take advantage of this opportunity and allow us to best help you.