Hot Topics

  • This section contains information for the campus community about current topics that involve public health issues.

  • Hepatitis A Factsheet
    Information about Hepatitis A from the Centers for Disease Control (PDF file)
    Meningitis and the Campus
    Information for the IUP community, revised June 2012
    Avian Flu
    Avian flu (bird flu) information, last updated October 2007
    Meningitis Law
    Students living in facilities owned or operated by the university must be vaccinated or sign a waiver stating they do not want the vaccination.
    Mumps
    Information about mumps, updated April 2006
    SARS
    Information about SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
    Tuberculosis TB
    Information about TB (tuberculosis), updated February 2007
    Chickenpox Varicella
    Information about chickenpox (varicella), updated September 2008
    Viral Aseptic Meningitis
    Information about viral (aseptic) meningitis, updated September 2008
    West Nile Virus
    Information about West Nile virus, updated June 2012
    MRSA
    Information about MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection, updated September 2008
    Influenza Flu
    Information about how to stay healthy during flu season
    Swine Flu H1N1 Influenza
    Important resources and information on H1N1 (Swine) Influenza A
    Pertussis Whooping Cough
    Information about Pertussis, updated September 2009.
    Bedbugs
    Information about bed bugs (last updated January 2011)
    Scabies
    Information about Scabies (last updated January 2011)
    MERS
    MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) is a viral infection that has caused severe illness in most of the infected people. Since you may participate in international travel, we want to provide you information about this illness.
    Ebola Update
    An updated information guide about the Ebola virus disease.