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Message to University Community Regarding Travel to China

January 29, 2020

Due to the outbreak of a respiratory infection that is caused by a novel coronavirus which first emerged in the city of Wuhan in the Hubei Province of China, nonessential University-affiliated travel to China is not permitted at this time.

Message to University Community Regarding Coronavirus

January 24, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, China, and continues to expand. We are not aware of any confirmed cases on our campus at this time.

UNC-Chapel Hill Has One Confirmed Case of the Mumps

January 22, 2020

A UNC-Chapel Hill student has a confirmed case of the mumps. The dates the student may have been infectious were Jan. 11 through Jan. 18. The risk to the general population of contracting mumps from this student is low.

Flu Prevention on Campus

January 17, 2020

Influenza, “flu,” activity continues to increase and is widespread in all 50 states. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by Influenza viruses, which can cause mild to severe illness. The CDC estimates that so far this season there … Continued

Campus Flu Clinics: Sept. 19 – Oct. 18

August 22, 2019

The Student Stores Pharmacy and Campus Health Pharmacy will offer no-appointment flu clinics. In addition, nine walk-in flu clinics will be held between Sept. 19 and Oct. 18.

Measles Preparedness

June 14, 2019

As of June 6, 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that there have been 1,022 cases of measles in 28 states this year. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.

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.