Preparing for Swine Flu

April 28, 2009

As of Monday, American higher education was not feeling a direct impact from the worries internationally about swine flu -- but colleges are preparing and trying to educate students about risks. Yale University sent this information to all students, urging them to seek medical attention if they experience any flu-like symptoms. LeMoyne College has stockpiled Tylenol and face masks, but has not experienced any outbreak, News 9 reported. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, more students than normal are seeking treatment for the flu, and officials attribute the increase to worries about swine flu, but no cases have turned up, the Associated Press reported. The American College Health Association has posted links to relevant information for college officials.

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