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University Health Center is open

The UHC remains open and encourages students to use their facilities. Currently, UHC is seeing students in the clinic or through telemedicine appointments.

Alexia Fisher, Graduate Assistant, University Health Center

June 24, 2020

The University Health Center, located on Southeastern Louisiana University's campus, is available to all enrolled university students. For the enrolled students, services are free of charge because students pay for the Health Center in semester dues. However, the UHC charges students a small fee for testin...

Quarantine and the problems that may arise from it

Quarantine and the problems that may arise from it

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator from UHC

April 3, 2020

Quarantine, isolation and social distancing have been more common lately with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) as a means of reducing the spread of the virus in hopes to even out the curve and not overwhelm our healthcare system. The difference between isolation and quarantine is as follows: isolation...

University Health Center is open for students

The UHC remains open and encourages students to use their facilities. Currently, UHC is seeing students in the clinic or through telemedicine appointments.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

Following the university’s decision to move all classes from face-to-face to online, the University Health Center remains open and available to students. Andrea Peevy, director of the UHC, stated that students with health concerns can still utilize the resources available to them. “The University He...

Manage your stress before it manages you

Manage your stress before it manages you

Kayla Noll, UHC Wellness Coordinator

January 28, 2020

Stress is not a new problem that college students deal with. However, more students are experiencing stress in college than ever before. With this epidemic on the rise, it is important for students to know the harmful effects that bad, long-term stress has on their body and how to manage their stress...

Coping mechanisms to relieve stress during the holiday season

Coping mechanisms to relieve stress during the holiday season

Delanie Turner, University Health Center

December 16, 2019

Christmas season can trigger sadness, depression and potentially intensify feelings of guilt for many people. Christmas can be associated with high expectations of perfect, happy families, celebrations and gift giving, but not all are able to live up to those socially constructed expectations. It is...

Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator at the University Health Center

November 21, 2019

Influenza is probably not something students, faculty and staff at the university are just hearing about. Flu season is rapidly approaching, so that means advertisements for the flu shot and the importance of hand washing are everywhere. The University Health Center believes it is important for students, ...

University health center teaches students about Medicaid.

University Health Center staff member informs Esau Aguirre, a freshman sociology major, on his potential health care benefits with Medicaid.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

The University Health Center hosted a Medicaid Drive to inform students about the importance of having health insurance and give them an opportunity to apply. Staff members worked the tabling event to spread awareness on the availability of Medicaid and its benefits.  Sarah Gray, a senior health educati...

University Health Center wants to help students to be insured

University Health Center wants to help students to be insured

Sarah Gray, Intern at the University Health Center

November 8, 2019

At this university, we care about our students and their health. With that being said, some students do not have health insurance due to varying factors. The University Health Center wants to offer guidance to those who want to learn how to become insured. Health insurance provides preventative health servic...

Promoting safe sex

In recognition of National Condom Day, the University Health Center and Student Outreach and Advocacy Representatives set up a table in the Student Union Breezeway. Students could play a game and learn more about safe sex techniques.

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

On National Condom Day, the University Health Center and Student Outreach and Advocacy Representatives set up a table to educate students on safe sex techniques. "Health Relationships and Condom Educations" was held on Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m. in the Student Union Breezeway. Kirsten Dantin, a graduate...

A day in the life of Eryn Brannagan

Eryn Brannagan, a senior health education and promotion major, right, performs a blood pressure check on a student. Taking patients’ vitals is a part of her responsibilities as an intern with the University Health Center.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

For some students, helping others and putting a smile on someone’s face prompts them to turn what they love into a career. Eryn Brannagan, a senior health education and promotion major, recently began her internship at the University Health Center in spring 2019. “I’ve always liked the age group of c...

Health center promotes a fitness program

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

After two years of success with "Lighten Up Lions," the University Health Center is partnering with the Pennington Student Activity Center to sponsor the weight-loss program for a third year. Beginning Feb. 18, "LightenUp Lions" is scheduled to kick off another semester with one-on-one meetings, weekly...

Opportunities for peer fitness

The University Health Center set up a table in the Student Union Breezeway to promote their fitness programs SOAR and Lighten Up Lions. SOAR is a peer-to-peer educational program, and Lighten Up Lions is a free fitness program offered by Recreational Sports and Wellness.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

To help students with their fitness New Year resolutions, the University Health Center promoted programs like the Student Outreach and Advocacy Representatives, or SOAR, and Lighten Up Lions. The UHC set up a table in the Student Union Breezeway on Monday, Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kirsten...

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