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The Department of Student Health has identified two suspected cases of mumps in our student population. The following message was sent to students earlier today and provided them with information about the mumps virus, how to avoid contracting mumps, and guidance on what they should do if they become ill. We hope that you will encourage your student to follow protective measures and to seek care if needed.
Christopher P. Holstege, M.D.
Department of Student Health
This message is to inform you of two suspected cases of mumps in the student population. This email provides additional information about mumps, how to help avoid acquiring mumps, and guidance if you become ill.
As October comes to a close and just over six weeks of classes remain in the semester, I'm reaching out to briefly discuss two important issues. I respectfully ask that you take a moment to read what follows.
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Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,
Due to recent events, there have been questions this fall about the various notifications that come from the University, and the circumstances that lead to a notification. In response, I write today to share information about the ways the University communicates with students, faculty, and staff about events that occur on and near Grounds that have a public safety component.
There is an election in Virginia on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, to elect the next Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, members of the House of Delegates, and local officials across the Commonwealth. This election is especially important to UVA students, as the Governor of Virginia appoints the next Board of Visitors, UVA's governing body, for terms of four years, pending their approval by the General Assembly. If you want to affect what happens at UVA, you must vote in this election!
Tomorrow is the annual Flu Vaccination Clinic offered by the Department of Student Health. Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from the flu!
We have heard from several parents inquiring about the use of emergency notifications and the decision-making process around the use of UVA Alerts.
Dear UVA Parent:
University of Virginia students can protect themselves against influenza (i.e., the flu) by taking advantage of the Flu Vaccination Clinic offered by the Department of Student Health. We hope you will encourage your student to take advantage of this immunization program.
The University of Virginia Department of Student Health strongly encourages you to consider getting immunized against seasonal flu.
The 2017 Fall Flu Vaccination Clinic will take place: