Tag: health and wellness center

Health and Wellness Center proposes Student Health Fee, Soccer team funded

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer The Directors of the Health and Wellness Center attended the most recent SGA meeting to propose a Student Health Fee. Although it was a proposal, the center hopes to get this fee put into action. Students would pay $25 each semester, which in return would give them $25 worth of

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IU Health professionals speak on Coronavirus

By: TAYLOR HILL Staff Writer tarehill@iu.edu There has been a lot of discussion about the recent outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). In times like these, it is best to get facts straight and stay informed. As Dr. Kristyn Quimby, Assistant Dean and General Education Co-Director here at IU South Bend stated, “being knowledgeable about

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Knowing How to Stay Safe Sexually is Important for All

By: EMILY TRENT Staff Writer  emmtrent@iu.edu Sex can be a difficult subject for some people to talk about due to several different reasons. During this year’s Safety Week, IU South Bend held their first ever Sexual Health Fair open to all students on campus. The event was hosted by the Family Justice Center, Mosaic Health

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Safety week prioritizes mental health with resource fair

By: MABEL MYERS Staff Writer @mabel.myers On the first day of Safety Week, the Titan Success Center and the Office of Student Life put on a mental health resource fair. Health centers from the surrounding areas came to Fireside to help promote mental health in students. This fair is put on during health and safety

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South Bend Medical Foundation hosts blood drive on campus

By: MABEL MYERS Staff Writer Last Thursday Oct. 3, the South Bend Medical Foundation came to campus in their mobile blood bank. This is one of multiple blood drives that the Foundation puts on throughout the school year. The mobile blood bank travels around to campuses and locations around the community. Kari Frame, the Health

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How the Health and Wellness Center is helping you stay healthy this flu season

By: Emily Trent Staff Writer With the flu season right around the corner, IU South Bend’s Health and Wellness Center is prepared to help students and faculty fight off the flu this season. The Health and Wellness Center is offering “on the go” clinics from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Thursday during the month

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Health and Wellness Center offers access to needed medications

By: ASHLEY COX Staff Writer ashvcox@iu.edu Carson Pifer, a junior at IU South Bend, has been talking to the Health and Wellness Center about creating a free medication room. Americare, a company gives away free medication to 501C organizations, is working with the Center. “The free medication room is to help everyone at IUSB and

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Flu shots come to campus

By: C.A. PRINTUP Staff Writer The flu season is upon us and IU South Bend is feeling the fever. Walking down a hall, one may notice an increased number of “class is cancelled” signs posted. Avoiding cancelling class is simple though, according to the IU South Bend Health and Services Nurse Practitioner Teresa Dobrzykowski. According

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