Spring 2021 Health & Wellness Services 

As a Merritt College student, you are welcome to a full range of physical and mental health services, FREE of charge! During the COVID-19 campus closure, you can access free confidential mental health counseling via Zoom, through your computer, or phone. Free COVID-19 testing and other physical health services are offered by our partner agency, Roots Community Health Care, at the two East Oakland clinic sites listed below. 

FREE Mental Health counseling with Merritt’s licensed clinicians via Zoom
Make appointments here: https://www.merritt.edu/health/mental-health-services/ 

  • Stress management 
  • Anxiety, depression, grief, and other emotional challenges  
  • Recovery from trauma, relationship violence, and abuse 
  • Addiction counseling and sobriety support 
  • Referrals for help with material needs like food, housing, and safety 
  • Assessments for disability accommodations and services

FREE walk-in COVID-19 testing from Roots at 9925 International Boulevard
More info: https://rootsclinic.org/covid-19-testing/

ALL other medical services from Roots at 7272 MacArthur Boulevard
Call for an appointment: (510) 633-7077. Services offered: 

  • Health Navigation and Insurance Eligibility Screening 
  • First Aid and Supplies (bandages, Tylenol, face masks) 
  • HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing 
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Testing 
  • Pap Smears 
  • Pregnancy Testing 
  • Family Planning and Birth Control 
  • Flu Shots (seasonal) 
  • Optometry referrals 
  • Nurse Practitioner services/exams 
  • Resources and Referrals

Need Food, Housing, or any other Human Services?

Call:   2-1-1 (free call) answered 24/7
Info:   http://211alamedacounty.org/

All Services Free of Charge for Peralta Students

For Mental Health Services click here