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Rapid COVID-19 testing available on campus

a car pulls into a drive through testing clinic
December 2, 2020

Students and faculty have access to rapid COVID-19 testing at the University Health Center starting Dec. 1. Students remaining on campus until the end of the fall semester, first responders and employees,...

Make your parents proud by getting the flu shot

Make your parents proud by getting the flu shot
November 4, 2019

With fall comes cooler weather, bonfires and most importantly, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, but it's also inevitable that you’ll be getting sick.  Sneezing, coughing and generally feeling horrible is just...

Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana

Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana
October 15, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed two additional deaths due to lung related injuries related to vaping.  Indiana now has...

FDA, CDC warn of vaping risks after third confirmed death

FDA, CDC warn of vaping risks after third confirmed death
September 16, 2019

When Taylor Benge first came to USI he had never smoked a cigarette in his life.  However, as Benge’s freshmen year carried on, he slowly picked up on the risky habit. The environmental science major...

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