Health Information Archive

Reminders for keeping our community healthy

On Thursday, January 19, the Campus Health Committee shared information and reminders related to keeping our community healthy. Read the entire message on the Campus Health website.

Staying healthy during winter break & the start of Spring semester

On Thursday, December 1, the Campus Health Committee shared information regarding a safe return to campus for the Spring 2023 semester. Read the entire message on the Campus Health website.

Increase in Influenza cases

Student Health Service has begun to identify increasing numbers of cases of influenza, starting the week of October 30, 2022. This is consistent with significant increases in cases of influenza in our community and North Carolina.   According to the CDC, the best way to prevent […]

Seeking off-campus care

What to know about urgent care Urgent care is a same day doctor’s office and is a good option if you want to seek acute care outside of Student Health clinic hours. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911. Urgent care is not an […]

Staying healthy as seasons change

The Student Health Service frequently sees patients concerned about common seasonal illnesses such as the flu, “stomach bugs” and respiratory illnesses that might affect their ability to keep up with academic commitments and social activities. One of the challenges of being a student on a […]

Respiratory Illness Resources

Our campus and surrounding area is experiencing a higher volume of non-COVID respiratory illness. This is having an impact on the amount of same-day appointments that Student Health Service is able to see.  Viral upper respiratory infections are among the most common infections seen at Student Health. The typical symptoms are nasal […]

Student Flu Vaccine Clinics

Student Health Service, in partnership with Wake Forest Baptist Medical, is once again offering influenza vaccine clinics on campus for students, free of charge. The clinics will be held on specific dates in September and October in Sutton Gym C407. Registration is […]

New students: check your compliance status

All new undergraduate and graduate students are required to be up to date with required vaccines (see policy for list). You and your healthcare physician need to complete the Health Information and Immunization form and submit to Wake Forest by July 1. The status of […]

New Students HIIF Form Deadline approaching

This is an important reminder to all incoming new students, both undergraduate and graduate, that your completed Health Information & Immunization Form is due by Friday, July 1. Details about this requirement and instructions to upload can be found on our website at

COVID-19 Positive? Next steps for students

If you test positive for COVID-19, you should first notify Wake Forest BestHealth at or call 743.223.4217. Visit Our Way Forward for detailed decision trees and next steps based on your situation.