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UHS helps you stay healthy and cares for you if you’re not. Check out what we offer, how to use UHS and get some helpful tips and timesavers. Learn more about health with these recommended links.

Flee the fluUHS nurse Ann Becker gives Chancellor Subbaswammy a flu shot

Avoid flu – come to a walk-in clinic and get vaccinated!

Public flu clinic

If your primary care provider isn't at UHS, get your flu vaccination Wednesday, Dec. 2 at a public clinic hosted by Maxim Health Systems.

The clinic takes place from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. in Campus Center room 168C and is open to everyone age 9 and older. Maxim accepts many insurance plans. If yours isn't among them, a $30 payment by cash, check or major credit card is due at the time of service.

First, second-year students wanted for research studyMicroscopic image of Epstein-Barr virus

You may be eligible for a research study on Epstein-Barr virus (the virus that causes mono). Participants earn $25 compensation for each study visit! To find out, come to UHS' South Clinic Thursday, Dec. 3, 1 – 8 p.m. Questions? Call Jessica Conrad, (413) 577-5101.

Rapid STI, HIV testingGraphic of a reminder note to get tested

On World AIDS Day, Tuesday, Dec. 1, UHS and the Stonewall Center are hosting a walk-in clinic to test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. Come to Campus Center room 165-69, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. STI tests screen for gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia. HIV testing involves a finger prick; results are available in 20 – 30 minutes. Most UMass students' insurance covers testing; there is typically no cost.

Got stress? They've got dogs!Dog being petted at the PAWS program

Chill out with a furry friend at the Peer Health Educators' PAWS program Wednesday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m . – 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom and the Du Bois Library.

Tobacco treatment

Whether you're ready to quit, aren't sure what to do, or just want help getting through the day without tobacco, UHS' tobacco treatment program can help!