Health Center


Claudia Ness, RN
Health Center Director

Welty Student Health Center
11 Merriam Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Main Phone: (509) 527-5281
Nurse's Phone: (509) 527-5295
Fax: (509) 527-4999

Clinic is walk-in basis, nurse triage prior to seeing physician, Emergent Care takes priority.
Welty Student Health Center is open 24/7, except during school breaks.

Physician Clinic Hours

  • Monday 8:00 am - 11:30 am (Dr. Carolyn O'Connor MD)
  • Tuesday- No Physician this day
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Dr. Mike Tacheny MD)
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Dr. Heather Tacheny MD)
  • Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am (Dr. Evelyn Rodriqez MD)


More Services at Welty Student Health

  • Allergy Antigen only given on Monday-Friday during Physician clinic.
  • Blood Draws: Weekdays 7:00am-2:30pm ONLY.
  • Heart to Heart HIV Testing:  First Wednesday of every month from 5-6pm (FREE)
  • Massage Therapy: Wednesday 4pm, 5pm or 6pm by appointment. (Cash or check only)
  • Nutritionist/Registered Dietician: By appointment.
  • Transportation for medical appointments available Mon-Fri. 7:30am-3:30pm. 
    (Call HC one day before to request designated time of transport)


Call the Welty Student Health Center for more information!

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