Measles Measles Preparedness

May 21, 2019

As of April 29, 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that there have been 704 cases of measles in 22 states this year, which marks the highest number of cases seen in a single year in 25 years.

Categories: Health


Measles Skin Rash What You Need to Know About Measles at Carolina

May 14, 2019

With outbreaks of measles in six states this year and individual cases reported in another 16 states, Carolina’s Communicable Disease Team has completed a comprehensive, multi-departmental plan for preventing measles on campus.

Categories: Measles Preparedness


Mary Crabtree Supporting Students — Mary Crabtree

May 13, 2019

Since 2012, Mary Crabtree has been offering more than just encouragement to student volunteers from the non-profit Carolina for the Kids (CFTK), who set up the gym for the annual UNC Dance Marathon. She also offers safety training and oversight.

Categories: Staff, Workplace Safety


Increase in Measles Cases in the United States

May 7, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 704 cases of measles were reported from 22 states from January 1 to April 26, 2019. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.

Categories: Measles Preparedness


OWASA Headquarters OWASA Water Quality Report Card Launched for Drinking Water Week

May 7, 2019

OWASA is proud to join communities across the country in celebration of Drinking Water Week, May 6 to 11. On this occasion, we are pleased to launch our Water Quality Report Card for 2018 and share that OWASA met or surpassed all Federal and State standards for drinking water quality.

Categories: Water Safety