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H1N1 vaccine on Columbia campus

By The Columbia Chronicle

November 2, 2009

By: Eleanor BlickContributing writerColumbia will offer the H1N1 vaccine free to students Nov. 4 - 5 on the first floor of the 33 E. Congress Parkway Building, according to Robert Koverman, associate vice president of Safety and Security.  The shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until supplies run out.Columbia received its first shipment of the H1N1 vaccine two weeks ago, and shots were offered on a first-come, f...

Swine flu plan A: Prevention

By TaylorGleason

September 7, 2009

As students return and flu season approaches, prevention efforts against swine flu,  caused by the H1N1 virus, are a top priority of schools nationwide, including Columbia.College students are one of the greatest groups at risk because of close living quarters. Young adults also comprised a large number of cases in spring 2009. The Incident Assessment Task Force at Columbia has formed a sub committee to address how the sch...

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