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  • Protect yourself from flu

    We’re in the middle of a very active flu season and we’re starting to see cases of influenza at our medical clinic. Here’s how you can protect yourself from the flu and get the care you need!

    Know the symptoms

    Make sure you know the symptoms of flu and cold, and when to see a health care provider. Remember that flu viruses cannot be treated with antibiotics.

    If you feel sick, stay home

    You might not want to miss class, work, or other responsibilities, but the most important thing you can do is rest and avoid spreading germs to others.

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  • person using e-cigarette Want to quit vaping? We can help!

    Quitting is tough, but we are here to help! Cougar Health Services provides a variety of free resources to help students quit vaping or using tobacco products.

    As of October 15, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 1,479 lung injuries related to e-cigarette and vaping products in 49 states. Because of this, the CDC and Cougar Health Services are encouraging those who use these products to quit.

    We provide brief cessation counseling to currently enrolled students who have paid their student health fee. During your appointments, we can help you:

    Explore your options for quitting
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  • All RAs take suicide prevention training Register for an upcoming Campus Connect and Mental Health First Aid training Read Story
  • student texting on phone 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 73940. You can join at any point in the semester!

    You can also check out our stress management workshops and other programs.

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Current Health Notice

We are working with the Whitman County Health Department and our university partners to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Any updates related to the WSU community will be provided here. Up-to-date information about the coronavirus is provided by the CDC.

Details about risk, travel and prevention provided here. 

Printable posters provided by the CDC:

Updated: 2/26/2020