Posts Tagged ‘ University Health Center ’

Portnoy helps train psych supervisors in China

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: 2013, Employee News, July 25

Bob Portnoy (middle row, sixth from left) poses with participants in a psychotherapy training session at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Sitting to Portnoy’s left is Li Yan, director of the counseling center at Tsinghua University. Yan spent a year at UNL learning about psychotherapy training and supervision. Her visit led to Portnoy helping develop […]

UHC proposal moves forward

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Dec. 13, Issue

UNL has received a recommendation from the evaluation committee reviewing the proposal for UNL’s student health services to continue to the next phase in the Request for Proposal process. Bryan Health was the only bidder responding to the September RFP that sought proposals to take responsibility for student health as early as this spring. The […]

Flu shots still available

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Employee News, Jan. 27

The University Health Center is offering flu shots for $15. To schedule an appointment, call (402) 472-5000. Lancaster County has recorded a recent increase in flu activity. Dr. James Guest, director of the UHC, recommends the flu shot as the best defense against seasonal flu. According to Health and Human Services, the strains of flu […]

Shortage cancels Health Center’s flu shot clinics

Oct 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 15, 2009

The University Health Center has shortened its flu shot clinic schedule due to a national shortage of the seasonal influenza vaccine. The last flu shot clinic is noon to 2 p.m., Oct. 15 at the University Health Center. All other flu shot clinics have been canceled. According to Health Center officials, manufacturers reduced production on […]

Campus not in first wave of H1N1 vaccine

Oct 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 8, 2009

The University Health Center will receive the 2009 H1N1 vaccine, but not until later in the distribution process, health center director Dr. James Guest said. Initially, the vaccine is being released and distributed in small quantities to providers who treat people who are at highest risk for complications. At this time, the Lincoln Lancaster County […]

Health Center to begin annual flu shot clinics Oct. 2

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 24, 2009

Walk-in flu shot clinics for the seasonal flu will be held at the University Health Center and the East Campus Union beginning Oct. 2. Flu vaccinations are $20 and payment by cash or check is required at the time of vaccination. For those with Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance, a claim will be filed for […]

Health Center prepares for busy immunization season

Sep 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 3, 2009

The University Health Center is gearing up for a busy semester, according to Linda Rizijs, UHC’s director of nursing. “I’m looking for outside nurses to help with immunization clinics,” said Rizijs. “I’m not sure what to expect but I want to be prepared.” First semester is typically busy with the influx of new freshmen and […]

Health center offers Rx refills online

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: April 23, 2009, Campus News, Issue

The University Health Center is now offering prescription refills at the click of a mouse. Earlier this semester, the health center began offering an online prescription refill service to faculty, staff and students. The service is available at “Providing online refills is something we have received a number of requests for in recent years,” […]

HIV testing program launched

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: April 23, 2009, Campus News, Issue

The University Health Center launched a new HIV testing program March 30. The program offers confidential, free HIV testing and counseling as a part of routine medical examinations for any UNL student paying facility fees. In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control recommended HIV testing for everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 as […]

Regents approve nearly $11M in campus renovations

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 13, 2008

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Nov. 7 approved an $8.7 million construction project to renovate West Memorial Stadium and nearly $2.3 million in routine updates to the Nebraska Unions, University Health Center and housing facilities. The approved $2.3 million updates include: • $11,950 to remove and replace the south entry system of […]