Cold and Flu

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Health Services sponsors a flu vaccine clinic each fall. An announcement about the clinic is sent to the university community through UMD Announce.


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Student Health 101® Annual Health Guide
This guide is not meant to substitute for expert medical advice or treatment. The information is given to help you make informed choices about your health. Follow your health care provider's advice if it differs from what is given in these books.

Flu Vaccine Finder
To find flu vaccine in your community, use the Google Flu Vaccine finder.

What You Should Know About the Flu (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Cold & Flu Center (WebMD)

Common Cold  (Mayo Clinic)

Influenza (Flu) (Mayo Clinic)

Related Links

Handwashing Information (Massachusetts Department of Public Health)
Handwashing is one of the easiest and most effective ways to protect yourself from many infectious diseases.