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  • 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!

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

    This program is supported by the Student Tech fee.

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  • Photo of Cougar Health Services Peer Health Educators Become a peer health educator

    This fall, 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. Students who participate in this program facilitate workshops, represent CHS at campus events, table, and collaborate with campus partners.

    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 … » More …

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  • Physician's white coat with stethoscope and pens in pocket. Information on Measles

    Measles is a serious disease that causes a rash and fever. Measles is very contagious. It spreads when a person with measles breathes out, coughs, or sneezes. Anyone who is not vaccinated is much more likely to get measles if exposed. Measles can be dangerous, especially for young children. In rare cases, it can be deadly.

    SYMPTOMS OF MEASLES AND HOW IT SPREADS
    Measles often begins with a high fever, cough, runny nose, and red, watery eyes. After 3-5 days, a rash usually begins on the face and spreads to other parts of the body. You can catch measles from an infected person as … » More …

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  • student using hand sanitizer 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.

    According to … » More …

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Measles:
All WSU students must submit proof of measles immunity before registering for classes.

Mandatory Programs:
Incoming first-year and transfer students must complete mandatory programs.

Emotional Support Animals On Campus:
Cougar Health Services does not provide documentation for emotional support animals.

Give Feedback:
We collect feedback on an ongoing basis to help improve our services and ensure you receive the best care possible.

Faculty Resources for Helping Students
We can all help students when they are in distress. These guides provide a step-by-step process to caring for and assisting our students.