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Women's Health Clinic
Check out the latest addition to your campus health center - the new Women's Health Clinic at UHS! The grand opening is Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3 – 5 p.m.; there'll be refreshments, giveaways, tours and more! Download the flyer...
Students needed for research study
First- and second-year students – you may be eligible for a research study on Epstein Barr virus (the virus that causes mono).
To find out, come to UHS between 5:30 – 8 p.m. on any one of these days:
Sept. 23 • Sept. 30
Sept. 25 • Oct. 2
Participants earn $25 compensation for each study visit!
Ditch the stress – pet a pup!
De-stress with a new furry friend Tuesday, Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom and the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The Peer Health Educators are hosting dogs and their humans from Bright Spot Therapy Dogs at the free event.
Download the flyer.
Nurse practitioner wins quality improvement award
Patricia Donahue-Leitch, F.N.P. is this year's recipient of the Pamela Kathleen Edwards Award for outstanding quality improvement (QI) efforts.
Donahue-Leitch's work focused on international travel risk management for students and faculty. Her initiatives produced new processes, increased education and outreach, and strengthened collaborations to support health and safety for travelers abroad.
The Pamela Kathleen Edwards Award
recognizes UHS staff and programs for QI achievements, in honor of a remarkable woman whose life was defined by commitment to excellence.
The current outbreak of Ebola is making news and people have many questions. While the risk of getting the virus is very low, UHS and area public health experts are sharing useful information and guidance in this fact sheet.
It's mosquito season!
Mosquitos in our state can carry viruses which affect both humans and animals: Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV).
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health monitors and reports on mosquito and viral activity throughout the season; check back often for the latest. These important tips will help you protect against mosquitos.
Need Walk-in Care?
Text first, then wait comfortably
When you need UHS' Walk-in Care, now you can wait where you're most comfortable. Text “clinic” to (413) 944-8562. You’ll receive a response text with your number and a reminder text when it's almost your turn to be seen.