Medical Services

Peralta Student Health Services

Roots Community Health Center provides basic medical care for all enrolled Peralta students from all Peralta College Campuses, including Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College.

Where? Laney College, Student Center 410 (4th floor) campus map

When? Mondays – Fridays 8:30-5pm (closed between 12-1pm for lunch)

How? Walk-in or by appointment – 510-464-3134

Eligibility: Be an active student at Peralta District schools – bring your student ID

The Health Services Clinic is staffed by:

  • Nurse Practitioner (Tuesdays only)
  • Registered Nurse (Monday – Friday)
  • Medical Assistant (Monday – Friday)
  • Client Services Specialist (Monday – Thursday)


  • COVID-19 testing
  • First Aid & Supplies (bandages, Tylenol, face masks)
  • HIV & Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Testing
  • Sexual Health, Family Planning & Birth Control
  • Reproductive Health, Pregnancy Testing, & Pap Smears
  • Flu Shots (seasonal)
  • Physicals


  • Vision Resources
  • Low-cost Dental Resources
  • Medi-Cal and CalFresh sign ups
  • Primary care physician change
  • Housing resources
  • ID vouchers
  • Diaper Program Referral
  • AT&T Access Internet Services
  • Mental Health Referrals
  • Education and Employment Support (Rubicon)
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