UMass’ University Health Services (UHS) will host a walk-in H1N1 flu vaccination clinic on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
University of Massachusetts student Hannah Coler is currently fighting diffuse scleroderma, an autoimmune disease, as well as her insurance company, which is refusing to pay for her potentially life-saving treatment.
University Health Services will be hosting a seasonal flu shot clinic Nov. 16 in UMass’ Campus Center Auditorium following this Friday’s scheduled H1N1 clinic to be held in the Mullins Center.
Due to the rising number of influenza cases this fall, many hospitals in the region have re-evaluated their visitation policies. As a measure to help preserve public health and the safety and well-being of inpatients and visitors, Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in Northampton is the most recent hospital to implement a change to its policy.
The town of Amherst has received its anxiously-awaited shipment of H1N1 vaccine. As the cases of swine flu pile up amongst the student body of the University of Massachusetts, for most, the vaccine has come not a moment too soon.