Thursday, September 03, 2015

UTSA Student Health Services: Flu shots, free dental screenings are available

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(Oct. 2, 2013) -- Flu shots are available now for UTSA students, faculty and staff by appointment only at UTSA Student Health Services on the Main and Downtown campuses. Additionally, students can make an appointment for a free dental screening.

The cost for a flu shot is $10 for students and $15 for faculty and staff. For students covered under student health insurance purchased through Academic HealthPlans, the flu vaccination is covered with no copay.

To make an appointment:

  • Main Campus Clinic, Recreation and Wellness Center Suite 1.500, 210-458-4142
  • Downtown Campus Clinic, Buena Vista Street Building Room 1.308, 210-458-2930

Payment can be made by UTSACard (with a balance, Main Campus clinic only), MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Visa, cash or check. Bring your UTSACard. MasterCard, Discover and American Express incur a small transaction charge.

Free dental screenings for UTSA students are available by appointment at the Main Campus clinic in Recreation and Wellness Center Suite 1.806. The screenings are by appointment only between 1:30 and 4 p.m., October 3, 4, 11, 17, 18, 25 and 31. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 210-458-4142.

UT Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School faculty and students will conduct the screenings at no charge. At the screening, teeth will not be cleaned and cavities will not be filled. The benefits of dental screenings are to prevent and detect infections, tooth decay, periodontal disease, receding gums and oral cancer and provide oral health education and referrals for free or low-cost dental care.

For the dental screening, a dental professional will:

  • Examine your mouth, gums and teeth
  • Look for signs of infection, cavities, periodontal disease, receding gums and oral cancer
  • If problems are identified, the dental professional will follow up with you to make an appointment for care or will refer you to a dentist.

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Did You Know?

Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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