Notice To Students - March 9, 2017
There have been recent cases of mumps in Ontario, mostly among university-aged people.
To protect yourself, make sure your immunizations are up to date, especially MMR.
You should have had 2 doses of MMR after your first birthday. If you need a MMR vaccine or would like to review your immunization history, please book an appointment at Student Health Services by calling 613-533-2506.
Mumps is a viral infection of the salivary glands. It is found in saliva and spread through coughing, sneezing, kissing and sharing utensils, food or water bottles. To help reduce your risk of infection, wash your hands often and avoid sharing food, drinks, and water bottles.
Student Health Service provides Queen’s students with quality, comprehensive health care in a convenient campus location. Our services are specifically geared towards the unique health needs of students, and are delivered by caregivers sensitive to and experienced with their particular health concerns. We are here to help support you in achieving your personal and academic goals.
- Physicians at Health Services counsel regarding IUDs and insert IUDs
- Health Services offers immunizations, allergy shots and wart treatments
- Health Services offers evening clinics, both booked and walk-in
- Our physicians and nurses are always attending educational sessions to help better care for you! Some topics include: HPV infections, depression and suicide risk, transgender care, update on immunizations and much more!