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Tag: University Health Service

Amid student mental health challenges, Rochester broadens outreach and access

Amid student mental health challenges, Rochester broadens outreach and access

October 26, 2021

Peer counseling, mindful practice, therapy dogs, 24/7 care—supporting the well-being and mental health of college students at Rochester takes many forms.

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University-wide coalition on student mental health and wellness is formed

University-wide coalition on student mental health and wellness is formed

May 5, 2021

The new group will assess the current state of student mental health at Rochester and make recommendations to improve student well-being.

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Students serve as public health ambassadors to reinforce pandemic safety measures

Students serve as public health ambassadors to reinforce pandemic safety measures

February 4, 2021

Rochester students volunteer to serve as public health ambassadors to help raise awareness among their peers about campus precautions and procedures to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Testing regimen screens students as they return to campus housing

Testing regimen screens students as they return to campus housing

January 27, 2021

University Health Service and other campus offices team up to test students before they move back into their campus housing assignments for the spring semester.

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UHS floor expansion project is complete

UHS floor expansion project is complete

July 3, 2020

A project to add a floor to the UHS building has been completed, adding more space for psychiatry, mental health, and other programs.

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Ralph Manchester honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from American College Health Association

Ralph Manchester honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from American College Health Association

June 17, 2020

Director of the University Health Service for more than 25 years, Manchester oversees a staff of 70 who deliver health and wellness services to students and employees and has effectively managed campus health crises, including outbreaks of measles and norovirus, and most recently, the response to COVID-19.

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Special goodbye for a special UHS nurse

Special goodbye for a special UHS nurse

May 4, 2020

University Health Service staff members organized a “Drive-by Good-bye” for Liz Feuerstein, a UHS staff nurse who retired from the University after almost 32 years of service on Friday, May 1. Several former University staff and retirees came back to campus for the socially-distanced retirement event, including nurse coworkers from over years. The Department of Public Safety led the parade. 

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Brigid Cahill to lead University’s Counseling Center

Brigid Cahill to lead University’s Counseling Center

December 7, 2018

The Counseling Center, a unit of UHS, serves students University-wide and provides comprehensive assessments and individualized treatment plans to meet an individual’s mental health and wellness needs.

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University receives $1 million HECap grant for UHS expansion

University receives $1 million HECap grant for UHS expansion

July 27, 2018

The expansion of the University Health Service (UHS) Building on River Campus will add approximately 6,000 square feet of space for UHS services, including expanded access to mental health care, and meeting spaces for health support groups.

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University campuses to be tobacco free starting August 15

University campuses to be tobacco free starting August 15

May 4, 2017

Effective August 15, 2017, all of the University’s campuses will be tobacco-free both inside and outside campus buildings. The University will now join 1,468 college and university campuses nationwide that are tobacco-free.

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