Health & Wellness Services
The units within Health & Wellness Services enhance the academic environment by providing quality health care services, health education and promotion, counseling and preventative services to the campus community in a caring, cost-effective and convenient setting.
FLU VACCINES CAN BE OBTAINED AT CLINICAL SERVICES BY COMING TO THE HEALTH CENTER
Flu Shot Clinic - will be held in the Health & Wellness Center,
Beck Hall, first floor on Thursday,
February 11, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Walk In - No appointment necessary.
Fee is $15.00 which will be billed to your
KU account. KU Student ID is required.
Influenza (also known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The flu is different from a cold. The flu usually comes on suddenly. People who have the flu often feel some or all of these symptoms:
- Fever* or feeling feverish/chills
- Sore throat
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Muscle or body aches
- Fatigue (tiredness)
- Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults
If you think you have the flu, contact KU Clinical Services at 610-683-4082.
- The Flu Krew - How to Stay Healthy
- Flu Update from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Health insurance coverage is now required for all Americans. If you are currently uninsured, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides many options for health insurance coverage. The Insurance Commissioner of Pennsylvania, Teresa D. Miller, has written the following LETTER TO COLLEGE STUDENTS in an effort to assist you with the process of choosing the right plan for you. If you need further assistance, visit healthcare.gov or contact the Health and Wellness Center on campus.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) - ACA and College Students
The United States is currently experiencing an outbreak of measles. Measles is an acute respiratory illness. Please be assured that the health center is closely monitoring the campus community. Currently, we have NO cases on campus. Please see the link below for more information on measles.
- Letter to the Campus Community
- PA Department of Health Advisory
- Ebola Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Facts About Ebola
NOROVIRUS (stomach flu)