Health advisory: Safeguards against mosquito-borne virus recommended

Health officials have recommended avoiding outdoor activities after dusk due to local cases of the rare but serious mosquito-borne virus Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Officials also recommend using insect repellents that contain the active ingredient DEET. UPDATE: Insect repellent is being made available at academic buildings, residence halls, the Sindecuse Health Center, the Student Rec Center and other key areas.

Flu Shots are Available Now

The 2019-20 flu shot season has started and health center staff are ready to give vaccinations to the campus community. Appointments are available weekdays and at two outreach events planned for November. A grant from Alana’s Foundation and donations will help cover the cost of vaccines for up to 200 uninsured and underinsured WMU students. Read the rest of the story for all the details, including payment options.

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Enter to win a Smartwatch.

Enter a drawing for a chance to win a Fitbit Smartwatch just for logging in to your account. Do anything on the portal: make or cancel an appointment, check immunization records, or just log in, and you’re entered! Every login counts as an entry in the drawing. Enter as often as you like. Winner will be drawn Oct. 25. Log in to your Sindecuse portal account at healthmanager.wmich.edu.