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September 30, 2010

Update on Pertussis

Hello Volunteers:

Washtenaw County Public Health recently issued a bulletin to county healtcare providers stating that there is a pertussis epidemic in the county.

I wanted you to be aware of this epidemic. If you wish to learn more, please click on the following link.

--Lori

http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/public_health/news/2010-news-stories/pertussis-whooping-cough-cases-at-all-time-high

Posted by monti at 12:10 PM | Comments (0)

September 24, 2010

Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

Free Flu Vaccine Clinics Kick Off the Annual "Go Blue, Fight Flu!" vaccination campaign from Occupational Health Services


All UMHS faculty, staff, volunteers, medical students and U-M nursing students with clinical rotation during the flu season are encouraged to attend flu clinics.
The first two kick off clinics will take place:

Monday, Sept. 27, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Towsley Center Lobby
Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. University Hospital Dining Rooms A and B
More clinics to come.... stay tuned.

Anyone who receives their flu vaccination before Dec. 1, will be entered in a drawing for a U-M Wolverine Football poster signed by Coach Rodriguez. The drawing will take place Friday, Dec. 3.

For more information and schedules, visit www.med.umich.edu/u/flu .

Be a Victor - Not a Vector! Join the Vaccinated Team and protect yourself

Posted by rvolk at 08:49 AM | Comments (0)

September 07, 2010

New Spiritual Care program in Cancer Center outpatient

Dear volunteers,
Deacon Wayne Charlton is our new spiritual care provider at the Cancer Center outpatient clinics. If you come accross a patient or family member that express the "meaning" questions, the "god" questions or a need for spiritual care please go ahead a page Wayne at #2923.
-Ruti

Posted by rvolk at 10:45 AM | Comments (0)

September 02, 2010

Lori is doing OK

Hello volunteers,
I spoke with Lori today. She is "hanging in there". She is starting to cut down on pain medications. Lori is hoping to return on Monday Sep. 13. It is possible to call her at 734-904-2120.
-Ruti

Posted by rvolk at 03:34 PM | Comments (0)