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Flu Information and Updates

Healthy Habits for Staying Well

We encourage everyone to be aware of and practice personal habits that will keep you and others in our college community healthy during the flu season.

Stay Informed about Pandemic Flu

This Web site will continue to provide information about health alerts on campus, as well as recommendations for staying healthy. We will also periodically e-mail students, faculty and staff as needed with links to more information.

 

What College Students Need to Know

Download a one-page handout PDF icon from the Santa Clara County Public Health Department to learn what to do if you think you've been exposed to H1N1 or are sick with flu-like symptoms.

 

Test your Flu I.Q.

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Q. The flu is typically spread

through coughs and/or sneezes. True or false?
A. True. Flu virus is mainly spread through droplets from coughs and sneezes. Take the quiz.

How to Combat Flu —
Stop the Spread of Germs!

  • Avoid close contact.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your mouth and nose.
  • Wash your hands.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Practice other good health habits.
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Quick Tip for Stopping Germs

Sneeze/cough into your sleeve or

cover your mouth/nose with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a trash bin. This prevents those around you from getting sick.  

 

Learn more about stopping germs!

 

 

News and Updates
Dec. 9, 2010

Seasonal flu vaccines are still available in Health Services

while supplies last. Free for students with DASB card; $20 for employees.


H1N1 Vaccine: We have been notified by the California Public Health Department that we will not be receiving another shipment of H1N1 vaccine. For information about where to get the vaccine in Santa Clara County, visit the Santa Clara County Public Health Web site.

 

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 Got a Fever of 100+°?

If you have a fever with a  cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, stay home and call your primary care physician or go to Santa Clara Valley Medical Express Clinic for evaluation.

 

 H1N1 Info Web Sites

Cover your nose with a tissue when you sneeze or cough. Visit www.cdc.gov/h1n1 for more information.

Video: Pandemic Education and Prevention

Watch this informational video, including a message from California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott.



Flu Information and Updates
Contact: Marketing Communications
Phone: 408.864.8672
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Last Updated: 12/21/10