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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...

Sleczkowski sits in her apartment. She stares out through the window.

Isabel Sleczkowski

Senior Philosophy and Theatre BFA Major
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2020

Isabel Sleczkowski felt the blood pressure cuff squeeze her arm. She knew another 30 minutes had passed. Between the cuff, an IV, a pulse oximeter and her relentless fatigue, she could hardly hold up the...

Possible out-of-state Coronavirus case could impact NKY

Possible out-of-state Coronavirus case could impact NKY

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2020

NKU has taken precautionary measures by disinfecting potentially contaminated areas and canceling youth activities planned for spring break following a case of possible Coronavirus impacting the NKU community,...

NKU creates team to prepare for Coronavirus

NKU creates team to prepare for Coronavirus

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor February 28, 2020

NKU has assembled a team to ensure campus preparedness if the Coronavirus impacts the region, according to a campus-wide email sent by President Ashish Vaidya. The team is led by Provost Sue Ott Rowlands...

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

NKU takes precautions against Coronavirus

There have been no reported cases in Northern Kentucky
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor January 30, 2020

NKU officials sent out a campus-wide email to remind students about health-safety precautions in wake of recent national news about the Coronavirus, according to a recent press release by the university. “Please...

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