Serious respiratory illnesses like influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) are spread by:
Whooping cough is a very contagious cough illness. It is spread through droplets from the mouth and nose when a person with pertussis coughs, sneezes, or talks. Young infants are at highest risk for severe illness, hospitalization and death from whooping cough.
Phone: (206) 685-1018
Location: Hall Health Center, Ground Floor Room G03 (basement, west end of building)
All patients must check in at Patient Service Center on main floor.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 8AM-5PM
Closed for lunch from 12:30 to 1:30
The Immunization Clinic is open:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 8AM-5PM Closed for lunch from 12:30 to 1:30
Tuesdays: 9AM-5PM Closed for lunch from 12:30 to 1:30
Please check in at the Patient Service Center for any visit to the Immunization Clinic and then proceed to the waiting room on the ground floor of Hall Health.
Did you know that the Immunization Clinic offers the flu vaccine UW students and employees, starting September 30th? No appointment is needed, but check in is required at the Patient Service Center on the first floor.
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Shingles, also known as herpes zoster (HZ), is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles is an illness most commonly found in persons over age 60, but can occur at any age.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that college freshmen, especially those who live in dormitories or residence halls, in consultation with their parents, seriously consider getting the vaccine that protects against meningococcal meningitis.
TB, or tuberculosis, is a disease caused by a bacteria named M. tuberculosis. This bacteria can infect any part of the body, but it most commonly affects the lungs. TB is spread through the air from one infected person to another.
There are two types, or stages, of TB. The first is latent, or inactive, TB. In latent TB, there are live TB bacteria inside a person, but that person is not sick. Someone with latent TB feels fine: no cough, no fever. Someone with latent TB cannot spread this infection.
The following immunizations are available from Hall Health: