Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Updated 3 November 2021 under Health Guides.

With a new rollout of updated 2023 vaccines, we’re updating this piece. We’ll bring you that guidance here soon! What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Coronavirus (COVID-19), pronounced “kr-ow-nuh-vai-ruhs” is a highly contagious respiratory […]

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College Health: General Information

Updated 3 December 2021 under Health Guides.

Going to college is a very exciting time in your life! You’ll be meeting new people and learning new things. However, college can be a huge change from what you’re […]

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Hepatitis B

Updated 6 June 2021 under Health Guides.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infects the liver. There’s a very effective vaccine that prevents HBV infection. The vaccine is usually given to babies, but some teens, especially those born outside […]

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HPV Vaccine

Updated 11 February 2020 under Health Guides.

There are about 150 different types of HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and more than 40 are sexually transmitted. Researchers keep track of the different types of HPV by identifying them with […]

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Meningococcal Vaccine

Updated 18 August 2021 under Health Guides.

Although meningococcal infections are rare, they are very serious diseases that can cause death. Even with early treatment, there is a risk of serious complications. Luckily, there is a vaccine […]

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Whooping Cough and the Pertussis Vaccine

Updated 23 August 2021 under Health Guides.

Many years ago, it became clear that too many teens were getting sick from “whooping cough,” also known as pertussis. Young children get vaccinated for whooping cough, but the protection […]

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