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We consistently monitor disease trends. There has been a reported increase in mumps cases in Pennsylvania. There is no cause for concern at Penn, particularly because of our high vaccination rate. If you're interested in more information on mumps, please visit our disease updates.
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Penn has a plethora of resources that are here to support your health, wellness and academic needs. Review the Wellness Guide created by students for student, or check out any of these offices below. Be healthy, Penn!
There continues to be a shortage of the Meningitis B vaccine, Bexsero. Our supply is very limited. If you would like the vaccine or have any questions, please call SHS (215-746-3535) and press option 1 to speak with a nurse. The other Meningitis B vaccine, Trumenba, cannot be used interchangeably with Bexsero and is not carried at SHS.
There currently is a national shortage of Yellow Fever vaccine. If you are planning to travel to South America or Africa, call SHS (215-746-3535) to schedule your travel consultation ASAP! All vaccines, including those for travel, are covered by PSIP, and there's no co-pay for a travel visit. Don't forget to register your trip.
Researchers and scientists continue to work around the clock to learn about Zika virus. The most important thing in protecting yourself against Zika Virus is the prevention of mosquito bites. SHS continues to implement travel screenings as a general standard of practice. What else should you do?