Get your flu vaccine!
Flu season is approaching fast! You can prevent the flu by getting your flu vaccine at one of our Flu Shot Friday events or by making an appointment with your health care provider.
It’s important that you get your flu shot early in the season. After getting a flu vaccine, it takes about two weeks for your body to develop the antibodies that will protect you from flu virus.
Flu Shot Fridays 2018
Every Friday from September 28 to October 26 *
10 am — 3 pm
Washington Building, ground floor entrance
* Flu Shot Friday on October 11 … » More …Read Story
Get stress management tips on your phone
Feeling stressed, need help coping, or just want tips for managing your stress? We can help!
Join our text messaging program and we will:
Check in with you every week to see how you’re doing
Send you weekly tips for lowering stress
Share information about health-related events and resources around campus
To sign up, text “STRESS” to 30644. You can join at any point in the semester!Read Story
Become a peer health educator
This fall, our health promotion team is introducing a peer health education program. Peer health educators are a diverse group of undergraduate leaders who work with us to educate and empower their fellow students.
We consistently hear from students who are interested in peer health education programs, and studies show that students view peer health educators as credible and trustworthy sources of information. The program is supported by the Service & Activity Fee and will help increase our collaboration with students.
Students who participate in the program will receive a range of professional development opportunities, including training and hands-on experience. Peer educators … » More …Read Story
Get your mental wellness checkup
Mental health is a key part of your overall health and well-being. You can use a brief online screening to check in on your mental wellness and see if you should connect with a mental health professional.
It’s free and completely confidential. Immediately following the brief questionnaire, you will see your results, recommendations, and information on university and community support resources.
Need help right now? Counseling and Psychological Services is available 24/7 at 509-335-4511.Read Story
Health Promotion Office Closure
Due to building maintenance, the Health Promotion Offices (Washington Building G40 & G41) will be closed Friday, September 21. Staff may still be reached via email or phone (509-335-9355).
All other services are operating as usual.