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Andrew Digate and Daniel Koenen
Eric Weldy, vice president for the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, has announced the hiring of two new directors: Andrew Digate, director of Health Services; and Daniel Koenen, executive director of Campus Dining Services. Digate, who began his new position June 27, brings a wealth of experience gained during his nearly 20-year tenure...
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Effective immediately, the deadline for students to submit documentation of immunity to NIU Health Services has changed from the 10th day of the semester to the following dates, which will be standard every year from this point forward: Fall term enrollment: Aug. 1 Spring term enrollment: Jan. 1 Summer term enrollment: June 1 “NIU Health...
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DeKalb County Public Health Administrator Jane Lux and NIU Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Eric Weldy emailed NIU students, faculty and staff with an update on reported cases of mumps at the university. To our students, faculty and staff, The DeKalb County Health Department and Northern Illinois University Health Services wish to update...
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DeKalb County Public Health Administrator Jane Lux and NIU Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Eric Weldy emailed NIU students, faculty and staff about a confirmed case of mumps in DeKalb County. To Our Students, Faculty and Staff: The DeKalb County Health Department wishes to inform the community that a Northern Illinois University student...
Rainbow stethoscopes
NIU’s Health Services recently engaged in additional training to ensure that staff are best-in-class and sensitive to the needs of NIU’s diverse population. Health Services staff received training on sensitivity for LGBTQ student needs at their spring staff development meeting. “NIU Health Services strives to provide quality care to LGBTQ students on campus through staff...
Pianist Yao Lin traveled 6,600 miles from her native city of Beijing because she was offered a full scholarship and graduate assistantship from the NIU School of Music. But a short bike ride on campus left her unable to play the piano. Lin, known on campus as Lina, remembers hitting the ground and losing feeling in...
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Land of Lincoln and the rest of the nation are experiencing an earlier flu season with high influenza-like illness activity. DeKalb County has seen increased visits to the emergency department for influenza-like illness. Students need not worry. NIU Health Services has the 2012-2013 influenza vaccine (injection)....
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Health Services has added a new web portal which provides 24/7 access to specific services.  It allows students a secure, easy-to-use, convenient, online system to access Health Services. Students can access the web portal from either the Health Services website or by direct link. Log in using a MyNIU login and password. From there, users can:...
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The DeKalb County Health Department, NIU Health Services and Employee Assistance Program will provide 2010 flu shots to NIU employees inside the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Shots are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. No appointment is necessary. You...