Allergies and Asthma

man sneezing into a tissueIn the spring and early summer, the mid-Willamette Valley becomes inundated with pollen. We can help you find relief! All of our doctors and nurse practitioners take care of students with allergies and asthma but the first place to go may be our pharmacy. Please visit to learn more about allergy care. 


If you simply need a refill of prescription allergy medication, first try contacting your pharmacy. If you would like advice regarding the many effective over-the-counter medications and preventive strategies, please visit And if you're not sure if your symptoms might represent a new diagnosis of allergies, you are welcome to schedule an appointment with us at 541-346-2770.

If you have been receiving allergy injections (immunotherapy) at home, you may continue getting your immunotherapy at the Health Center. Have your allergist send your antigens and injection schedule to the Nurse Specialty Clinic. Call 541-346-2739 for details.

  • We accept antigen (allergy shot) vials only from board-certified allergists.
  • You must have been treated at least one time with the antigens by the board-certified allergist (the allergist cannot send antigens that have not been previously administered).
  • The antigens must be mailed by your allergist directly to the Nurse Specialty Clinic at the University Health Center (no hand deliveries will be accepted). Call 541-346-2739 for details.

There may be times during the school year when you will need to take your antigens home for school breaks and other occasions.
Download Patient Instructions for Checking Allergy Extracts Out
Download Clinician’s Instructions for Sending Allergy Extracts to the University Health Center

Seasonal Allergy Self-Care Guide
National Allergy Bureau Pollen and Mold Report for Eugene, OR


If you have asthma and are experiencing any worsening, please don't hesitate to call the Health Center at 541-346-2770 in order to schedule an appointment or to talk with a nurse.