Student Health Center

Led by staff in the Student Health Center, Counseling and Wellness Center, and LGBTQ+ Western, student services colleagues have created a Gender-Affirming Care Team to best coordinate holistic health and wellness care for gender-diverse students. Services provided include: …

As part of its work advising the nation on responding to COVID-19, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a public information-gathering session “COVID-19 Testing Strategies for Colleges and Universities (2020)” in November to foster dialogue among universities and…

As part of its work advising the nation on responding to COVID-19, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a public information-gathering session “COVID-19 Testing Strategies for Colleges and Universities (2020)” in November to foster dialogue among universities and…

Western Washington University’s Student Health Center has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). 

Accreditation distinguishes the WWU Student Health Center from many other outpatient facilities through its adherence to…

The Student Health Center at Western Washington University is offering flu shots this fall for WWU students. The cost, $25 each, will be billed to students' accounts.

The center strongly encourages that all WWU students and employees obtain the seasonal flu vaccine this year. Dr…

University wins the Active Minds Healthy Campus Award

Contacts: Paul Cocke, director, WWU Office of Communications & Marketing; (360) 650-3350 or Paul.Cocke@wwu.edu, and Dianna Dauber, Active Minds, 202-332-9595  x109; dianna@activeminds.org

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A flu shot clinic will be held on Western Washington University's Bellingham campus this fall for university employees and their families.

An annual flu vaccination is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for anyone age six months or older.

For those…

Health officials at Washington universities are on alert as the University of Oregon launches a mass vaccination campaign to halt the spread of potentially deadly meningococcal infections on the Eugene campus.

Four Oregon students have developed bacterial bloodstream infections known as…

Following the recent outbreak of measles across the U.S., Western Washington University has preparations in place if the disease makes its way to campus.
If a measles outbreak were to occur, all non-vaccinated students and staff would be banned from campus for the duration of the outbreak…

Western Washington University has altered its Smoking and Using Vaporizing Devices policy with changes effective now for everyone on campus.
The policy’s definition of smoking has been changed to include not just traditional cigarettes but also the use of any electronic cigarette or…

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