Ebola Update and Information

NC State is monitoring the latest information from infectious disease experts and public health officials regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. 

Click here for the latest news from the CDC.

Have you recently traveled to an affected area in West Africa?  Click here for more information.

If you have symptoms please call 919-515-2563 and speak with an appointments staff member at the Student Health Center.

All UNC universities are in communication regarding emergency planning.  Visit the UNC system site for informative links and the latest information.

2014-2015 Flu Clinics Are Up and Running!

You get ONE SHOT to FIGHT the FLU this season!  The flu vaccine is your best defense against flu so we encourage all students to get the vaccine and practice prevention steps to stay well and in class this year.  After you get your shot, Facebook, Tweet or Instagram a photo with the hashtag #OneFluShot for a chance to spin the health wheel and win awesome prizes!


 Check out the #OneFluShot Storify feed here!


 

Beginning in October, the vaccine will be available:

  1. at the vaccination clinics on-campus (hosted by Maxim Healthcare).
  2. Saturdays by appointment on October 18 and 25, and November 1, 8, and 15. Scheduling for Saturday appointments available September 23.
  3. if you are not sick, during a scheduled appointment.
  4. by appointment in the Treatment Center, call 919-515-7107 to schedule.
  5. without an appointment at the Pharmacy.

Depending on your insurance carrier there may be a charge for the vaccination. If you have the SHIP plan the vaccination is covered. Student Health is out-of-network for all other health insurance plans so contact your insurance carrier regarding your out-of-network benefits. Shots are $25 and the nasal vaccine is $35. Payment is due at the time of service or charged to the student account.

Massage Therapy Now Available

Come relax with us! Massages for students, faculty and staff are offered by appointment Tuesdays & Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with licensed massage therapists.  Please call 919-513-3260 for details and to schedule your appointment today.  Sessions are 25 or 50 minutes and packages are available.  

More information available here: Therapeutic Massage at NC State

Tips to Avoid the Flu

  • Get the flu vaccine. (Click here for the list of upcoming campus flu clinics)
  • Wash hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. Germs spread this way.
  • Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Practice good health habits – plenty of sleep and exercise, reduce stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat healthy foods. Continue reading