NC State Response to Ebola Outbreak

Updated 8/8/14

NC State Student Health Services (SHS) has begun preparations in the unlikely event students, staff or faculty returning from the affected regions of West Africa display symptoms consistent with the Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever. SHS is coordinating with the Office of International Affairs and the Office of International Services to identify anyone who may have traveled to or are traveling from Ebola- affected regions, which includes Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.  SHS is closely monitoring Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) communications, as well as local health departments, and will inform the campus community when new information becomes available.

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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

Construction Summer 2014

We are renovating space to better meet the needs of students and improve the patient experience.  During the summer there will be several projects that will generate dust and noise.  Please let us know if there are special concerns during your visit so we can assist in making the visit more comfortable.  Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Student Blue Insurance Waiver or Enrollment Open

Eligible students who wish to enroll in Student Blue coverage for Fall 2014 are encouraged to submit an enrollment request no later than September 10, 2014 to ensure timely receipt of insurance ID cards. Students who are enrolled by default will not receive ID cards until after the deadline has passed. Students are automatically charged for Student Blue coverage.
Need to waive Student Blue coverage?
+ If you have creditable health insurance coverage, you must waive the Student Blue coverage and provide proof of your coverage each university semester. The charge will then be removed.

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Tips to Avoid the Flu

  • Get the flu vaccine. (Clinic January 17th at Student Health from 1-4 pm)
  • 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