Health care provision to extend student coverage

Part of the Health Care Reform Bill and the Patient Protect and Affordable Care Act, a new provision allows dependents to stay on their families’ health insurance until age 26.

H1N1 vaccines offered free in SLO area

Seven locations in the San Luis Obispo area will offer free H1N1 vaccines with no appointment necessary.

H1N1 vaccines given back to the county

The Health Center about 4,000 of the 7,000 vaccines will be given back the county for redistribution to other places that have priority needs.

Medical advice after-hours via nurse hot line

The Cal Poly Health Center started a new free after-hours nurse hotline in response to H1N1. It will give students an alternative for health services when the health center is closed.

Swine flu vaccine is here

The Health Center will be administering the H1N1 vaccine starting Tuesday Nov.3 through Thursday Nov.5 from one to 4 p.m.

Health Center launches secure portal

During last year’s discussion with the Student Health Advisory Council, students said the functionality of the new Mustang Health Portal would make the Health Center more accessible.