Become a peer health educator
This spring, our health promotion team is continuing 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
Flu shots available at the medical clinic
Are you ready to get your flu shot? Good news: we now have flu vaccine in stock at our medical clinic.
Getting a flu shot each year is the most important step you can take to prevent the flu.
Students who want get their flu shots now can make an appointment at the clinic online or by phone at 509-335-3575.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
Faculty/staff guide for helping students in distress
Faculty and staff are often able to recognize when a student is struggling, but it can be hard to know what to say or do.
To ensure students get the support they need, Student Affairs created a comprehensive guide that faculty and staff can reference when they’re concerned about a student.
The guide covers how to recognize common signs of distress, helpful ways to respond to a student, campus and community support resources, and reporting options.
Each WSU location has a guide with specific campus and community resources. View the guide for your WSU location below:Read Story
Current Health Notice
We are seeing an increase in the number of conjunctivitis (pink eye) cases on campus. Please remember to wash your hands frequently and before touching your face or eyes.
Posted November 9, 2018 1:30 PM