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ALLIGATOR 10/17/14: Alachua County Health Department gears up for the flu

Published: Oct 17th, 2014

Shots are available at the health department’s main clinic, 224 SE 24th St., and the City of Alachua satellite clinic, located in the Hitchcock’s shopping plaza on U.S. Highway 441.

ALLIGATOR OPINIONS 10/10/14: Your cheat sheet for STI testing

Published: Oct 10th, 2014

“Getting tested for STIs sounds a lot more daunting than it seems. But if you’re sexually active in any way possible — yes, even if you don’t have penetrative sex — it’s responsible to get tested on a regular basis.” ~Robyn Smith, The Independent Florida Alligator

WUFT NEWS 10/7/14: UF Grad Student Hospitalized with Meningitis

Published: Oct 7th, 2014

“This case appears not to have generated any further spread of illness, and it is doubtful given the timing that any new exposures would occur.” ~Guy Nicolette, MD, Interim Director, SHCC

ALLIGATOR 10/6/14: Student diagnosed with meningitis

Published: Oct 6th, 2014

The Florida Department of Health and the SHCC are closely monitoring the situation. Precautions are also being taken to prevent the spread of the disease.

ALLIGATOR 10/3/14: UF Student Health Care Center to start distributing free flu shots this morning

Published: Oct 3rd, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone six months and older get the flu vaccine annually.

UF NEWS 9/30/14: Free flu shots for students available Oct. 3

Published: Sep 30th, 2014

Shots will be given between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the Infirmary Building Front Lawn, 280 Fletcher Drive. Free tank tops will be given to the first 1,000 vaccinated students.

OCALA STAR BANNER 9/25/14: Flu shot season has arrived

Published: Sep 25th, 2014

ALLIGATOR 9/18/14: Flu shot kickoff delayed after vaccine shipments don’t arrive on time

Published: Sep 18th, 2014

Long lines were expected at the UF Student Health Care Center on Friday, but the annual flu kick-off has been postponed.

CDC: Advice for Colleges, Universities & Students about Ebola in West Africa

Published: Sep 3rd, 2014

These guidelines, specifically for colleges and universities, provide an extensive list of frequently asked questions as well as links to other resources and information regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

ALLIGATOR 8/7/14: Don’t be gullible for gluten-free

Published: Aug 7th, 2014

Refined gluten-free foods, for the most part, are not enriched or fortified with essential vitamins and minerals. ~Janis Mena, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, SHCC