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Faculty senate passes resolution while petition calls for vaccine mandate

The university is aware of the resolution, but no policy regarding a vaccine mandate has been implemented at this time
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor September 24, 2021

The faculty senate recently passed a resolution in favor of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all students, faculty and staff at Northern Kentucky University. Meanwhile, an unrelated petition by a faculty...

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Health officials urge flu vaccine to prevent ‘twindemic’

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 27, 2020

Regional health officials and administrators encourage citizens to receive the flu vaccination to ward off the looming ‘twindemic.’  “Protecting ourselves against the flu is more important than...

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Was it safe to return to campus? Faculty and health experts weigh in

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 23, 2020

Several universities have opened for the Fall 2020 semester, leading many to express health concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While even the near future is shadowed in uncertainty, members...

Health, Counseling and Student wellness offers flu vaccines which can be covered by insurance.

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Natalie Hamren, News Editor February 18, 2019

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your...

Washing your hands is a way to prevent the spread of infections.

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Natalie Hamren, News Editor September 18, 2018
In Kentucky, cases of hepatitis A continue to climb. Per year, the commonwealth typically experiences 20 cases of the virus. Since November 2017, that number has grown to over 1,300 reported cases in the state and 50 in northern Kentucky, according to the Northern Kentucky Health Department.
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