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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2019

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Refusing flu shot endangers public health

April 25, 2019 |

By AMANDA SMITH
Staff Writer
Flu season seemed to rapidly spread across UMW’s campus this spring semester. Even after receiving their seasonal flu shot, students still can’t seem to avoid it. Read More

Students: Take responsibility in preventing spread of the flu

February 15, 2018 |

By T’KEYAH JONES

Staff Writer

In the past few weeks, students have become aware of just how bad this flu season has been and continues to be. Not only is the issue all over the news, but a high volume of students are getting sick. The last thing anyone wants to face is having to fight off sickness while trying to balance college life. No one has time to miss classes and certainly no one wants to be sick, especially with the flu.Read More

The 10 commandments for being sick on your own in college

November 10, 2016 |

By KELLY EMMRICH

Flu season has just begun and with the weather being 40 degrees one day and 80 the next, our bodies and immune systems are simply freaking out. I am sick, and I know a lot of people who have been complaining of a sore throat and runny nose.

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H1N1 Vaccine Offered to Students

December 6, 2009 |

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, UMW students under the age of 24 will be able to get H1N1 vaccinations free of charge in the Great Hall.

The Health Center has reserved Meeting Room 1 in the Great Hall Tuesday, Dec. 8 … Read More

Over 70 Suspected H1N1 Flu Cases

October 21, 2009 |

By SUSANNAH CLARK

The Health Center has confirmed over 70 cases of H1N1-flu-like symptoms on campus, many of which were confirmed on Monday and Tuesday, according to Douglas Searcy, vice president for student affairs. Searcy is on the Emergency Management … Read More

Students Shouldn’t Need Advertising to Avoid the Flu

October 21, 2009 |

BY HEATHER BRADY News Editor

With the number of H1N1 cases at Mary Washington now surpassing 70 and with the national number of cases rising, it seems like a no-brainer that students would take hand washing more seriously.

According to … Read More

Nine Possible Flu Cases

September 9, 2009 |

By HEATHER BRADY

On alert for swine flu, the Health Center has reported nine cases of influenza-like illness on the Mary Washington campus as of Tuesday evening.

According to Thomas Riley, university physician and director of the Health Center, the … Read More

Sick of Being Sick: UMW Students and Faculty Face Fierce Flu Season

February 28, 2008 |

By ANNE LONGERBEAM

While most of America celebrated Super Bowl Sunday with parties, late hours and an endless supply of snacks and beer, University of Mary Washington freshman Amy Reynolds was confined to her bed.

“The flu hit me totally … Read More