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Student Resources

The Student Counselling Centre provides confidential mental health counselling to registered University of Windsor students.

Good2Talk is a confidential hotline for post-secondary students offering professional counselling and referrals for mental health, addictions, and well-being.

A great way to stay healthy and prevent getting sick is to wash your hands.

This video demonstrates proper handwashing techniques.

How to properly wash and sanitize your hands. 

The flu (influenza) and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but are caused by different viruses. These viruses are spread from person to person by droplets from coughing or sneezing. Get to know the signs and symptoms of the flu and common cold and take precautions to prevent the spread of germs.

Tips to prevent cold and flu:

  1. Get the flu vaccine.
  2. Wash your hands for at least 30 seconds with soap and water.
  3. Cover your mouth and nose when cough or sneeze with your elbow or a tissue.
  4. Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth! These are areas where a virus can enter your body.
  5. Avoid close contact with those who are sick. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer after interactions.

Additional Resources:

Cold or Flu: Know the Difference

Flu (influenza): Prevention and risks

How to Prevent the Common Cold

Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19

Find everything you need to live well on campus and access the resources available to you to support you in maintaining your wellbeing, mental health and balance during your university career and to set you up for success in life. Access wellness via these ResourcesSelf Help ToolsEvents, and more.