We encourage everyone to be aware of and practice personal habits that will keep you and others in our college community healthy during the flu season.
This Web site will continue to provide information about health alerts on campus, as well as recommendations for staying healthy. We will also periodically e-mail students, faculty and staff as needed with links to more information.
What College Students Need to Know
Download a one-page handout from the Santa Clara County Public Health Department to learn what to do if you think you've been exposed to H1N1 or are sick with flu-like symptoms.
Test your Flu I.Q.
Q. The flu is typically spread
through coughs and/or sneezes. True or false?
A. True. Flu virus is mainly spread through droplets from coughs and sneezes. Take the quiz.
- Avoid close contact.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your mouth and nose.
- Wash your hands.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
- Practice other good health habits.
Quick Tip for Stopping Germs
Sneeze/cough into your sleeve or
cover your mouth/nose with a tissue,
then throw the tissue in a trash bin. This prevents those around you from getting
Learn more about stopping germs!
News and Updates
Flu Vaccine Update
Dec. 9, 2010
Seasonal flu vaccines are still available in Health Services
while supplies last. Free for
students with DASB card; $20 for employees.
H1N1 Vaccine: We have been notified by the California Public Health Department that we will not be receiving another shipment of H1N1 vaccine. For information about where to get the vaccine in Santa Clara County, visit the Santa Clara County Public Health Web site.
What You Need to Know
Got a Fever of 100+°?
If you have a fever with a cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, stay home and call your primary care physician or go to Santa Clara Valley Medical Express Clinic for evaluation.
H1N1 Info Web Sites
Video: Pandemic Education and Prevention
Watch this informational video, including a message from California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott.