Cold and Flu Prevention

Dear DePauw Community, Wintertime is cold and flu season in Indiana and this year is no exception. Please take a few moments to review the following information and links that will help our community stay healthy. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to influenza or other viruses. However, as a reminder, 

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Coronavirus Awareness & Prevention

Updated 1/28/20: Please find FAQ’s here for the DePauw Community.   Dear DePauw Community,   There is a new virus that has been identified in Wuhan, China, Hubei province that the US Centers for Disease Control is monitoring.   There are currently NO cases in the DePauw campus community.   Below is current information from 

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FAQ’s for the DePauw Community

Several of the following questions are found on the CDC website. The CDC website is an excellent resource for additional information. Learn about 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Q: What is 2019 Novel Coronavirus? A: 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, is a new respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Q: Are there cases in 

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February Is Heart Health Month

February may be Cupid’s favorite month, as that little rascal shoots his arrows into lovers’ hearts! When he pulls back on his bow, he aims for all of the hearts to be healthy–so, let’s talk about Heart Health this month and become more aware of how to keep our hearts in good working order. According 

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How to Have a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

We’re entering into the busy holiday season–which for many of us, might include making less healthy food and beverage choices. From Halloween through Valentine’s Day, fatty foods and indulgences seem to meet us at every gathering, grocery trip and everywhere in-between. Yet, these months do not need to derail a healthy diet. With appropriate strategies in 

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Stopping the Flu Before It Starts: Your Vaccination Makes a Difference

Cozy sweaters, fun festivals, leaves bursting into an array of beautiful colors, pumpkin flavored everything — with fall fast approaching, we’re reminded of all that comes with this beautiful season. We’re also reminded that fall also marks the beginning of influenza (flu) season! You know, the nasty illness that can cause fever, body aches, cough, runny 

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Register for the “Mind Your Health 5K” This October!

Did you know that October is Exercise Is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) month? It is dedicated to raising awareness of physical activity on university and college campuses across the U.S. Did you also know that DePauw has its own chapter of Exercise Is Medicine initiatives led by amazing students and faculty liaisons? Do you even know 

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