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Topic: Health Services

Health Services aims to provide accessible remote care to students on College Hill and at home through phone calls and videoconferencing.

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Brown Health Services available to students on, off College Hill

April 22, 2020 0 comments

Students can now access remote health care around the globe alongside continued in-person care— as Health Services has transitioned to providing care virtually in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Health Services, University researchers stress flu vaccine

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Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Health Services, University researchers stress flu vaccine

March 13, 2020 0 comments

Influenza has persisted as a prevalent health concern at the University and within the community at large this year, and, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, receiving a flu vaccination remains especially important.

Three University students test negative for COVID-19

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Three University students test negative for COVID-19

March 11, 2020 0 comments

All three Brown students who were tested for COVID-19 earlier this week tested negative, according to a community-wide email sent Wednesday morning from Division of Campus Life officials. 

University officials said risk level for Coronavirus remains low in Rhode Island and has imposed travel restrictions for students.

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Coronavirus prompts Brown travel advisory to China

February 3, 2020 0 comments

In light of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the University responded by advising students and faculty on travel and health precautions, preparing University health care providers to address the virus and reassuring the community.

Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

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Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

April 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Brown students are required to have health insurance, which is provided by default through the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan.

Aman ’20: U. should cover students’ STI tests

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Aman ’20: U. should cover students’ STI tests

October 10, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At the start of the semester, I visited Health Services for my annual screen for sexually transmitted infections.

The Undersgraduate Council of Students, headed by President Shanzé Tahir ’19, met in small groups Wednesday night to discuss upcoming projects for the school year. These projects include organizing a Title IX town hall and creating an award to recognize informal advisors.

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UCS outlines, brainstorms committee projects for next year

September 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Undergraduate Council of Students introduced some of the initiatives its committees will work on this academic year at its general body meeting Wednesday night.

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Health Services to treat mental illnesses

February 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Health Services will now allow its primary care physicians to prescribe medications to students with mental illnesses, a move that aims to help those with mild to moderate anxiety or depression, said Adam Pallant, clinical director of Health Services.

Health Services at maximum capacity

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Health Services at maximum capacity

November 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Andrews House, home to Health Services, is at maximum capacity, said Associate Director of Health and Wellness Lynn Dupont.

EMS Basic Life Support program gives undergrads medical experience

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EMS Basic Life Support program gives undergrads medical experience

October 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Forty years after the founding of Brown Emergency Medical Services, the program is becoming increasingly student-run.