November 8, 2021
Tips to Help Prevent Catching the Flu
Flu season is in full swing yet again with more and more people getting infected each day. Along with this, there are more people back on campus after COVID restrictions have been eased. Being in contact with many different people in crowded public places can lead to higher infection rates. Although masks are still required, it is important to continue to be cautious and proactive when it comes to catching the flu. The CDC has some tips on how to best keep... Read More
October 27, 2017
Learn What You Can Do To Avoid The Flu
In an environment such as college where you are constantly surrounded by many different people, it is very easy for illness to spread. One common illness is the flu. According to UNH Health and Wellness, the best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated. Health and Wellness provides free flu shots to everyone that has paid the health fee. To get your flu shot, you can make an appointment with Health and Wellness to get vaccinated at a... Read More
February 3, 2017
Breaking Down the Basic Facts About Flu Shots and Why Some of us Get Sick Anyway.
The topic of getting the flu shot can bring about some interesting questions; Are flu shots necessary? Will getting vaccinated make me sicker than if I hadn’t? Are they just a waste of money?
As many may know, the Influenza vaccine is typically a deactivated form of the most common strain(s) of influenza, predicted for the upcoming year. The vaccines are designed to help those injected build immunity (via... Read More