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Nursing students, Ireland Vallejo (left side) and Katrina Tully (right side) giving out free swag to people who received flu shots on Oct. 14, 2021.

Chico State prepares for possible ‘twindemic’ with free flu shots

Melvin Bui, Senior Writer // October 14, 2021

Chico State students can receive a free flu shot and swag at five pop-up clinics over the next two weeks in the Merriam Library breezeway.  Kimberly Chappell, lead physician of the WellCat Center,...

Five ways to spread holiday cheer, not germs

Brooke Martin // December 14, 2018

Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s; these holidays are here but so are sicknesss.Winter is a great season for romance. It’s filled with matching ugly Christmas sweaters, the sexy New...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

How to stay healthy this flu season

Karen Limones // February 3, 2018

As the winter creeps around, so does this year’s infectious flu, H3N2, which has caused more deaths on average than most other strains.H3N2 has reached most of the U.S., sending citizens to hospitals...

Flu risk minimal for healthy, young adults

Flu risk minimal for healthy, young adults

Michael Mcclurg // February 23, 2015

February is the heart of flu season, but Chico State students tend not to place much emphasis on getting the annual shot promoted by health care agencies and providers. Although getting the shot...

Jill Cannaday, Student Health Center nursing supervisor.

Flu shots offered Wednesday at UHUB

Yessenia Funes // January 29, 2014

In response to recent flu diagnoses, the Student Health Center will give vaccinations from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the University Hub. "Any student can come to it, but we're trying to target the kids...

Tara Miller

Keeping the sniffles to a minimum

Tara Miller // October 1, 2013

Brace yourselves fellow students, the flu season is upon us. If the health center giving flu shots on campus and the obnoxious coughs and sneezes in class weren't enough of a hint. Because the flu...

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