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

Avian Flu
Avian flu (bird flu) information, last updated October 2007
Information about bed bugs (last updated January 2011)
Chickenpox (Varicella)
Information about chickenpox (varicella), updated September 2008
Ebola Update
An updated information guide about the Ebola virus disease.
Hepatitis A FactsheetDocument icon
Information about Hepatitis A from the Centers for Disease Control (PDF file)
Influenza (Flu)
Information about how to stay healthy during flu season
Meningitis and the Campus
Information for the IUP community, revised June 2012
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.
Information about MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection, updated September 2008
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.
Information about mumps, updated April 2006
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Information about Pertussis, updated September 2009.
Information about SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
Information about Scabies (last updated January 2011)
Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza)
Important resources and information on H1N1 (Swine) Influenza A
Tuberculosis (TB)
Information about TB (tuberculosis), updated February 2007
Viral (Aseptic) Meningitis
Information about viral (aseptic) meningitis, updated September 2008
West Nile Virus
Information about West Nile virus, updated June 2012
  • Health Service
  • Center for Health and Well-Being
    Suites on Maple East
    901 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2550
  • Administration: 724-357-6475
  • Fax: 724-357-6212
  • Office Hours
  • Monday–Thursday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Friday 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Open during lunch hour
  • Closed weekends and major holidays