Health and Wellness

Flu Shot Clinic

October 6th-10th 10am-12pm & October 21st-24th 9am-12pm

No appointment necessary 

Free for students, $5 for faculty/staff (please bring your Wilson ID) 

Who gets the flu? Everyone! but children, seniors, and people with chronic health conditions are at highest risk.

How does the flu spread? It is spread through the air by coughing or sneezing. 

How do you prevent it? Get the flu shot, wash hands frequently, avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth, avoid close contact with sick people.

What are the symptoms of the flu?  chills, fever of 100 degrees or higher, sore throat, body aches, coughing, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, fatigue. Symptoms usually last 1-2 weeks.

What should you do if you have the flu?  Rest, drink plenty of fluids, stay home, wash hands frequently, take over the counter medications to treat fever and/or cough

When should I go to the hospital?  Dfficulty breathing, pain or pressure in chest, sudden dizziness, confusion, severe or persistent vomiting

Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - http://www.flu.gov/

 

Ellen Mayhugh, RN, BSN
College Nurse
nurse@wilson.edu 
(717) 262-2006 ext. 3271

Location

Lenfest Commons

Wellness Center Rm 114

Health Center Mission

  • To advance the health of students.
  • To provide confidential services to students in the Health Center free of charge.
  • Attention to the whole student is reflected in the Health Center.