Tag Archives: H1N1 flu

Flu Kits at University of Florida 2009

Interviews provide students with information about H1N1 swine flu — for reporting assignment and for personal application

The guest speakers in yesterday’s class were to help the students get ready to write a story about the H1N1 flu. I provided the expert sources for the story — Dr. Guy Nicolette, chief of staff at the University of Florida’s Student Health Care Center (SHCC), and Paul Myers, assistant director of the Alachua County […]

UF Flu Kit 2009

University of Florida sells The Florida Flu Kit

The Florida Flu Kit is being sold on the University of Florida campus to encourage sick students to stay home — but to be prepared to deal with the flu. he kits were on sale outside the Student Health Care Center for $10. The kits also are on sale at the SHCC pharmacy. The kit […]

If the flu hits, teachers may be teaching at unusual times to access auditoriums with Mediasite electronic delivery system

Student organizations and those who have planned events on campus may have to change their meeting locations if the flu hits UF. An email from the Office of the Registrar alerted us that the nine big auditoriums on campus will be used  “for electronic distribution of classroom instruction” if the flu outbreak occurs. No meetings […]

Slide-ology cover

The flu could make Slide:ology required reading for UF faculty

In preparation for the potential of a flu outbreak at the University of Florida, the UF administration has announced ways that teachers will be expected to make their course materials available online for those students who cannot attend class because they have the flu and those who do not attend class because they do not […]

UF announces plans to keep classes going even with swine flu outbreak

The email was sent to deans today, explaining UF’s developing plans for keeping classes going even if the university is hit with an outbreak of the swine flu. The dean of our college forwarded the e-mail to us. He had told of us of the coming of the e-mail yesterday in our faculty meeting when […]

anti-flu classroom supplies

Anti-flu kit for back to school

Twenty-five percent. That’s the percentage of students (and faculty) that the University of Florida administration say could contract swine flu this fall. With a student body of almost 50,000, that’s more than 12,000 students. Prevention is being promoted on campus as in K-12 school settings. UF has e-mailed information to faculty and students and has […]

First, the diploma; then, the handshake; then, the hand sanitizer

After shaking hands with the department chair, the dean and the president, the students walked down from the stage to find a table with big bottles of hand sanitizer, a precaution in these times of concern about swine flu.