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UTSA students, faculty, staff: Student Health Services reduces cost of flu shots

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(Feb. 16, 2011)--UTSA Student Health Services has lowered the price of flu shots. The cost is now $3 for UTSA students and $5 for UTSA faculty and staff members. The supply is limited, so take advantage of the deal soon.

This year's vaccine is a combination of the seasonal flu and H1N1.

"We have seen a drastic increase of influenza cases over the last few weeks," said Beth Wichman, M.D., Student Health Services. "We expect to see more cases this month, especially since cooler weather is keeping us indoors. This increases the exposure risk for susceptible individuals."

Student Health Services accepts payment by UTSACard (with balance), MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Visa, cash or check. For identification, bring your UTSACard.

For more information, call the UTSA Main Campus clinic at 210-458-4142 or the UTSA Downtown Campus clinic at 210-458-2930, or visit the UTSA Student Health Services website.

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Tips for protecting against the flu
(from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand rub.
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • If you're sick with flu-like symptoms, stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone. The fever should be gone without the use of fever-reducing medications.
  • While sick, stay away from others.
  • Avoid touching the eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them.

 

 

Events

Thursday, May 5, 5 p.m.

String Project Spring Concert

This end-of-semester concert will feature the 3rd through 8th grade students who have participated in the UTSA String Project this year. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Theater, Downtown Campus

Friday, May 6, 8 p.m.

First Friday Stargazing

The UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy, Curtis Vaughan Observatory invites everyone to join them for their monthly stargazing event on top of the Flawn Science Building.
Curtis Vaughan Observatory, Main Campus

Sunday, May 8, 1 p.m.

Accordions Across Culture

May’s Free Second Sunday at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures features "Accordions Across Cultures," with performances of Mexican, German and Czech accordion music, a documentary screening and crafts for the kids.
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

Monday, May 9, 8 a.m.

The Honeynet Project Workshop

This three-day event will focus on the tools, tactics and motives involved in computer and network attacks. Attendees from around the world will take part in world-class hands-on trainings and technical discussions.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Thursday, May 12, 4 p.m.

Master of Public Administration Open House

Visit with faculty, alumni and students to discuss the benefits of and requirements for a Master Degree in Public Administration and/or the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration & Leadership.
Meeting Assembly Room (BVB 1.338), Downtown Campus

Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony One

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Sciences.
Alamodome

Saturday, May 14, 4 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Two

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Business, the College of Public Policy and University College.
Alamodome

Sunday, May 15, 2 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Three

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.
Alamodome

Wednesday, May 18, 3 p.m.

The Great Staff Appreciation Event

The UTSA community is invited to honor the roughly 2,600 UTSA staff members who contribute to the success of the university and its students.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m.

Superintendent Certification Program Information Session

Join UTSA faculty and staff, current students, and area central office administrators/program alumni to learn about this exciting accelerated and web-enhanced program leading to Texas Superintendent Certification. The event is free and open to the public.
BVB 1.322, Downtown Campus


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