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Lisa Dannemiller, Kent State’s interim chief university physician, explains how booster shots work.Courtesy of Kent State University

COVID-19 booster shot available for everyone 18 and older

Haley Kisling Reporter December 12, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorsed the expansion for booster shots for everyone ages 18 and older that have received their full COVID-19 vaccine.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Kent State COVID-19 vaccine exemptions as of Oct. 29. 2021. 

Kent State’s COVID-19 plan for the 2022 spring semester

Haley Kisling Reporter December 6, 2021

Kent State is planning for a full array of in-person classes where faculty can meet with students, testing for unvaccinated individuals will take place and people will have to still wear masks inside. “Those...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

Kent State loosens fall COVID-19 safety guidelines, launches vaccine registration portal

Annie Zwisler Managing Editor Raygene English Reporter June 17, 2021

Fully vaccinated individuals will no longer be required to wear a mask indoors or outdoors across all Kent State campuses, according to an emailed statement sent Wednesday by Manfred van Dulmen, associate...

The different phases Ohio is going through to supply the vaccine.

Kent State uses vaccine committee to create vaccine distribution plan

Alexandra Golden Reporter February 13, 2021

The Vaccine Committee formed at Kent State to help with the university’s strategy for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Kent State is working with the Kent City Health Department and the Portage County...

Why should students get the flu shot?

Shelby Reeves Reporter February 24, 2020

During class, the girl next to you sniffles and wipes her nose, the guy behind you coughs and someone on the other side of the room lets out a sneeze. Germs are all around us, especially while in college....

Spilling the beans on coffee’s health risks and benefits

Besides textbooks and smartphones, one of the most common things to see in a college student’s hand is a cup of coffee. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise, considering that 92 percent of students...

Winter warm up station provides warmth during cold seasons

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 27, 2019

Frostbite and hypothermia are two of the most common injuries people suffer from not properly protecting themselves during cold seasons and conditions.Cold conditions include anything that is going to...

Top 5 things that send students to the ER

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 14, 2019

The most common reasons students go to the ER include chest pain, abdominal pain, head injuries, severe lacerations and musculoskeletal injuries, Dr. Lisa Dannemiller the interim chief university physician...

Vaping, Health Risks Associated

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 1, 2019

Vaping illnesses and deaths have spiked across the country since the beginning of 2019.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 805 lung injury cases were reportedly associated with...

Learn, protect yourself from influenza at Kent State

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 27, 2019

As flu season creeps around the corner, it is important to know exactly what influenza is and how to protect yourself from it.When it comes to the flu, a common misconception is experiencing nausea, vomiting...

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