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Five Mumps Cases Reported on Georgetown Main Campus

Five cases of mumps, a contagious disease preventable by vaccination, have been reported to the Student Health Center this semester. Three of those cases occurred this month, leading Assistant Vice President for Student Health Vince WinklerPrins to send a public health alert to the university community Thursday. All five cases[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
H*yas for Choice, a student-run organization, shoulders its role as the only distributor of condoms on campus. It has long been a proponent of increasing contraceptive resources.

Georgetown’s Contraception Control

On the stacks at Vital Vittles, students can find a range of useful medicinal products to help them survive college life. Whether it’s cough drops or NyQuil, the independent, student-run Students of Georgetown Inc. ensures that its flagship store is stocked with basic medical necessities. On one shelf, you can[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 1 comment Sex Issue, The Guide
ARIANA TAFTI FOR THE HOYA
The university notified GERMS about a case of bacterial meningitis on campus an hour before the rest of the student body found out. The EMT service was not given special notification about ricin on campus last spring.

Contact Varies Between GU, GERMS

After a failure to notify the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service of previous campus health emergencies, university officials informed the EMT service of the test results confirming a case of bacterial meningitis an hour before emailing the rest of the student body last Thursday. Last March, however, when then-sophomore Daniel[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top