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SEASONAL FLU VACCIENE INFORMATION FOR 2014
No More Excuses - Fight Flu for Free!

Student Health Services will be providing free flu shots to all currently enrolled WSU students while supplies last.  Flu shots will be available on a walk-in basis, no appointment needed, in Student Health Services or at flu shot clinics for the general student population.

Want more information? Check out our Fight Flu for Free page.

 


WE ARE OPEN LATE

Student Health Services is now open late to better serve you. Our new hours are:
Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Here is a link to a list of other departments that are open late http://wichita.edu/openlate


HAVE YOU TAKEN YOUR TB SURVEY?

Are you new to WSU this semester? After you enroll in classes, log into your myWSU account and click the link to the survey located at the bottom left of the window. Please complete this survey to prevent your account being put on hold.

If you are having difficulties, call 316-978-3620 or stop by our clinic at 209 Ahlberg Hall.

For more information about the Tuberculosis prevention plan click here.


MENINGITIS VACCINE INFORMATION

The vaccine is being offered to any WSU student.  The vaccine is available in our office during our triage times. We do require you to prepay for the vaccine. For more information, please call 316-978-3620 and/or please visit our Meningitis Information page.

Vaccinations are available during our triage times shown on our home page.


WEBSITES FOR HEALTH INFORMATION

You can’t believe everything you see on the Internet and this is especially true when it comes to health information. However, not all health information on the Internet is bad. You just have to follow a couple simple rules to ensure you are getting accurate information.

Rule #1 Don’t “Google” or “Wikipedia” your symptoms and read every result. Some of the information may not be coming from medical professionals or be reliable.

Rule #2 When looking for medical information online, use websites sponsored by the government, medical schools, major research centers and national organizations.

Here is a list of websites that would be good sources for health information:

www.cdc.gov   -  Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
www.healthfinder.gov  -  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.health.gov -  National Health Information Center
www.medline.gov -  Medline Plus
www.healthywomen.org - National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC)
www.mayoclinic.com  -  The Mayo Clinic
www.cancernet.nci.nih.gov  - National Cancer Institute
www.mdanderson.org -   M.D. Anderson Cancer Institute
www.cancer.org  - American Cancer Society
www.diabetes.org  - American Diabetes Association
www.heart.org - American Heart Association


PLAN B NOW AVAILABLE

Student Health Services now offers Plan B Emergency Contraceptive. No appointment is necessary. Please call 316-978-3620 for more information.


STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES INFORMATION

Staff meetings are usually held the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm. The office is closed during these times.