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These links can help you in learning more about various health topics. Please note that this list is not comprehensive of all resources, nor does the Health and Wellness Programs endorse organizations. For any suggestions, questions, or comments on these resources, please reach out to...
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What are Adenoviruses? Adenoviruses are common viruses that cause a range of illnesses. They can cause cold-like symptoms, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, and pink eye (conjunctivitis). You can get an adenovirus infection at any age. People with weakened immune systems or existing respiratory or...
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About Coronaviruses Common human coronaviruses, including types 229E, NL63, OC43, and HKU1, usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses, like the common cold. Most people get infected with these viruses at some point in their lives. These illnesses usually only last for a short...
CDC INFORMATION ON FLU (INFLUENZA) FLU ACTIVITY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, MARYLAND, AND VIRGINIA IS HIGH REPORTED BY THE CDC Where can I get the flu vaccine if I have Gallaudet University Student Health Insurance? * CVS Minute Clinic * Walgreens * Righttime Medical...
When should you visit the Student Health Service or your healthcare provider? If you feel ill with the following symptoms please go to the Student Health Service or your health care provider immediately: The symptoms of influenza (the flu) include: Fever Cough Sore throat Muscle aches...
There are excellent videos about the coronavirus in American Sign Language. Myths and facts (ASL) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bWNRSgowGWuj9zH5bIaUidhLlM0bmqjG/view Hand-washing (ASL) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YKMI0AE1wCA34zaStKUVrpGUITY_hTXv/view The Daily Moth (interview with Gallaudet alumnus Lorne Farovitch, a doctoral student at the University of Rochester) Health Signs Center (two videos by Gallaudet alumna TraciAnn...
Steps to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Avoid close contact with people who are...
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