Cox Cottage is the Christian Science nursing department for the Principia College campus located down Lilac Lane on the right, just past Beeman Cottage. Our phone number is extension 5000 (618-374-5000 from off-campus).
AVAILABILITY – A Christian Science nurse based at Cox Cottage is available 24 hours a day for the campus during the school term. Night calls between 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. should be made only in an emergency. (During school vacations, Cox Cottage is closed. Members of the community may refer to The Christian Science Journal or to Peace Haven Association in St. Louis to find available Christian Science nursing help.)
WHEN THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE NURSE IS NOT AT COX – At times it is necessary for the Christian Science nurse to be away from Cox Cottage. If you phone and the Christian Science nurse is not there, follow the instructions given on the voicemail greeting. If you come without having called first and the Christian Science nurse is away, use the phone by the door to call #5000 and follow the instructions to be transferred to the nurse’s cell phone.
ADMISSION – Cox Cottage is open during the school term to College students seeking Christian Science healing. Hours of admission are 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Please call before coming to make sure the Christian Science nurse is at Cox.
OUTPATIENT CARE – While Cox Cottage is entirely student focused, the nurses are available to meet any immediate needs for anybody on the college campus as well as assist with ideas for continued care when necessary.
EMERGENCIES – In an emergency situation, please be as specific as possible in giving the Christian Science nurse the following information:
We look forward to working with you in meeting the Christian Science nursing needs of the campus. If you have an occasion to need the services of Cox Cottage, we trust you will find it an opportunity for Christian Science healing!
Please feel free to call us if you have any questions.
The Christian Science nurses at Cox Cottage:
Tiffany Green, Tammy Wampole, and Emma Flavin