Flu vaccinations available soon

Flu shots will be available at the Health Center later this week.

Health Center adapts to growing population

More students means more germs.

To meet the growing demand of a rising student population, the Health Center extended its hours as part of a new pilot program. However, those aren’t the only changes the Health Center could be facing.

Breaking down the science of hangovers

Headache, sensitivity to light, nausea and fatigue are a few physiological symptoms people commonly associate with hangovers. The morning after a long night of drinking, however, partygoers do not always consider that emotional symptoms, such as depression and anxiety, may also occur.

Sierra Vista to take in trauma patients

Courtesy Photo Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center will soon be working as a certified trauma center, the first to ever operate in San Luis Obispo County. Hospital spokesperson Ron Yukelson said the designation is the conclusion of more than four…

Whooping Cough continues to plague San Luis Obispo

The state of California has been battling a pertussis outbreak since February. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is highly contagious and a big issue in the San Luis Obispo area.

Free Pertussis vaccines to be offered on campus

With an outbreak of whooping cough in the county, Cal Poly Health Center will be providing free 500 Whooping Cough/Pertussis vaccines on Sept. 23 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Poly Canyon Village Plaza.