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Spring Break Travel Alert - Zika Virus

Educate yourself and take the proper precautions if you are planning travel to areas where the Zika virus transmission is occurring (Brazil, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Pacific Islands).  Continue reading...

Posted February 12, 2016 by Trisha Welter


Free Cooking Demonstration

Join us on Monday, February 15th at 7:00pm in CRWC Meeting Rooms 1A&B! Continue reading...

Posted February 1, 2016


Get your Flu Vaccine!

It's not too late--getting vaccinated is your best defense against the flu. Continue reading...

Posted December 19, 2015 by Trisha Welter


Nominate a Health Ninja

Health Ninjas are students who influence friends and peers to make healthy choices. They are trained and equipped with interesting health knowledge that may be used in everyday conversations. Continue reading...

Posted December 18, 2015


Free CPR & AED Training

The Red Watch Band Program is in its seventh year at the University of Iowa. Over 3,400 students have been trained so far! The training program focuses on knowledge, skill, and confidence building regarding preventing death from alcohol overdose. Continue reading...

Posted December 17, 2015


Mumps Health Advisory

Immunity from the mumps vaccines (that most students received prior to starting kindergarten) has waned, and needs to be boosted. Students living in close quarters such as dorms, apartments, fraternities and sororities, and students who participate in group activities like athletics, band, and social events in particular should receive a... Continue reading...

Posted November 5, 2015 by Trisha Welter


Get Your Flu Vaccine

It's not too late--getting vaccinated is your best defense against the flu. Continue reading...

Posted September 1, 2015


Updated Tobacco-Free Campus Policy To Go Into Effect Soon

Starting on August 24, the Tobacco-Free campus policy will prohibit the use of all tobacco products on campus, including electronic cigarettes.This change underscores a commitment to support a healthy campus and workforce. Continue reading...

Posted August 20, 2015 by Trisha Welter


New Space in IMU for Clinical Outreach

Student Health & Wellness has a new office that will enhance healthcare access for students on the east side of campus.  The SHW Clinical Outreach office will open on August 24, and will be located in the lower level of the IMU (room G103).  Hours will be 8 AM to... Continue reading...

Posted July 29, 2015 by Trisha Welter


UI Receives Healthy Iowa Award

The University of Iowa was awarded the 2015 Healthy Iowa Award in the university category. It was presented on June 18 at the Healthiest State’s “Taking Back Our Health” Annual Conference in Des Moines. For more information, click here. Continue reading...

Posted June 26, 2015 by Trisha Welter