Student Health News

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.

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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 influenza is by getting an influenza vaccine every year.   Symptoms […]

Clinic Appointments Open

As of Monday, October 31, we are moving back to a hybrid model where students can schedule an appointment or can walk in for urgent care, pending availability. To schedule an appointment, go to the Student Health Portal, email or call 336.758.5218.  If there are no appointments available in the portal, you can walk […]

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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 emergency room. Call ahead to see if your chosen location […]

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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 college campus is exposure to illnesses among friends, classmates and […]

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 congestion and drainage, sneezing, sore throat, cough, low-grade fever (< […]

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 required. Clinic Dates: September 21, 23, 27 and 29, October 5 & 11 Important […]

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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 your documentation is available in your Student Health Portal. For new students: once you log into the […]

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

Easter Weekend Hours

Our clinic will be unavailable for clinical services beginning at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 through Sunday, April 17. Clinical Services will resume on Monday, April 18 at 8:30 am Resources during Clinic Closure A registered nurse will be available for telephone consultations while the clinic is closed for urgent medical concerns. Please call 336.758.5218 and follow the prompts […]

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