Well-traveled? You may be at higher risk for tuberculosis. UHS has testing & treatment.

by George A. Corey, MD, UHS Medical Director

Tuberculosis is a serious illness that is on the rise around the world. It is often contracted by children and young adults, but does not become an active illness for many years. It is very easy to detect with a blood test, and can be eliminated with medications before it becomes a problem. 

Nurse's Nook: Antibiotic Awareness

by Lauren Yelenik, RN, BSN, Clinical Registered Nurse

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 18th-24th!

What are antibiotics?

Antibiotics are medicines that help people fight bacterial infections by killing bacteria that are in the body. These medications come in many different forms, including pills, ointments, and liquid suspensions given by injection or through an IV.

Nurse's Nook: SANE Answers to FAQs About Sexual Assault

UHS nurses standing and smiling

by Katy Smith, RN, MASANE, Clinical Triage Nurse

If you have been sexually assaulted, you may have some questions about your options, and we are here to help.

University Health Services (UHS) is a designated Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) site and works in collaboration with the MA SANE Program to ensure patients of all genders, who are survivors of sexual assault, are provided compassionate, confidential and informed care. 

Fresh Check Day

Fresh Check Day Wednesday April 12, 2 to 5 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium

Fresh Check Day is coming to the Campus Center Auditorium! 

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

What: A mental health check-in with interactive booths, free food, prizes & more!

Sponsored by UMass Amherst Campus Life and Wellbeing