Student Health Services

Campus clinics to offer free immunization against influenza

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will administer free immunization at two flu vaccine clinics this week in the CAW Student Centre’s Ambassador Auditorium.

All Ontario residents are eligible for the free vaccine, including out-of-province and international students and their families. Just bring identification proving Ontario residency, such as a health card, student card, or driver's license. International students and their family members should be prepared to show a visa or passport.

The clinics run:

Health Fair full of giveaways and takeaways for students and staff

UWindsor students and staff were educated on wellness issues and treated to giveaways at the Health Fair in the CAW Student Centre Commons on Wednesday.

“Students need to know about our programs so that they can easily access the help they need right here on campus,” says Sophie Kargl, who staffed a booth for Campus Recreation.

Kargl promoted physical activity and fitness classes at the Forge Fitness Centre, encouraging students to spin the Info Wheel, which had questions testing their knowledge of health issues affecting young people.

Health Fair aimed at promoting student well-being

Lots of giveaways, interactive displays and even a chart to track the nutritional value of your food intake are on the menu for the Health Fair in the CAW Student Centre Commons on Wednesday, September 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Displays by health providers on campus and in the community will encourage attendees to focus on issues relevant to young adults:

Students reap rewards of smoking cessation contest

It may have been scorching hot Wednesday afternoon, but it was much less smoky than usual, as the Leave the Pack Behind student health services group held its awards ceremony in the Thirsty Scholar.

With about 50 student participants on hand to watch, UWindsor president Alan Wildeman handed out awards to those winners who reduced or eliminated cigarettes from their lives.