Health and Wellness services

Surge in flu cases at Health and Wellness Services

PULLMAN –The number of students going to WSU Health & Wellness Services (HWS) for the flu in the last two weeks is more than triple the number of the last three months combined.   “We’ve diagnosed 28 students with influenza since the beginning of March. It’s a mixture of type A and B, and other […]

Awards and Honors

If you or someone you know has received an honor, please e-mail the information to Cynthia King at • Nanoscientist Lai-Sheng Wang, professor of physics and materials science at WSU Tri-Cities and affiliate senior chief scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), has been elected to the rank of fellow in the American Association […]

Planning for possible pandemic under way

The threat of an influenza pandemic has health and safety officials worldwide on alert as they monitor and map cases of the newest virus (H5N1) in Southeast Asia and Europe. Ironically, WSU Pullman is experiencing a fairy-tale-like year in which (as of Jan 17) “not one case of common influenza” has been reported to Health […]

Health & Wellness services flu vaccine in high demand

Washington State University Health and Wellness Services began offering $15 flu vaccines on Oct. 24. However, demand has been so high that HWS was temporarily out of the vaccine. It was hoping to receive a new vaccine shipment by Oct. 28. To receive a flu vaccine, WSU students can stop by the HWS medical clinic, located at […]