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Spring Cleaning for Your Medicine Cabinet

Find out how to safely dispose of unwanted medicine.

Pertussis Vaccine Booster Now Required For Some Workers

​VUMC faculty and staff working in pediatrics, women’s health, and emergency departments have a new pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination requirement. The policy update, announced in MyVUMC on September 13, 2016, is targeted to areas where patients are at highest risk of having pertussis or dying from its complications.

FluMist Not Being Given This Year

VUMC will not stock or administer FluMist this season, including through the Occupational Health Clinic's employee vaccination program.

Zika Virus May Impact Spring Travel Plans

Important information regarding Zika virus and how to avoid being infected.

Measles Outbreak Spreads

Recent measles outbreak in California and what you need to know about measles.

Take Precautions When Returning from Ebola-Affected Regions

Precautions to consider for faculty and staff going to or returning from Ebola-affected regions in the world.

Throwback Thursday: The Evolution of OHC’s Flu Tent

The evolution of the OHC flu tent and how Flulapalooza was born.

Worst Year for Measles in 20 Years

With a significant increase in the number of measles cases in the United States, Vanderbilt employees are urged to make sure they are up to date with the measles vaccination.

*NEW* The Faculty/Staff Express Care Clinic Now Has a “Call Ahead” Option

A new option for being seen in the OHC Faculty/Staff Express Care clinic.

Got Arthritis? Get Moving!

Walking has been shown to improve arthritis symptoms, physical function and quality of life in arthritis sufferers. For Vanderbilt employees, walking trails and the Start! program make the activity especially enjoyable.

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