Important information about the spread of mumps

Published May 12, 2017 By Brian Brown

On May 11, a new case of mumps was confirmed in an Appalachian State University student, bringing the total number of mumps cases in Watauga County to four, and the total number of cases in Appalachian students to three. As you travel home or to other locations during the summer months, please exercise caution and be vigilant about caring for yourself and others.

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Important information about MMR immunization requirements

Published May 12, 2017 By Brian Brown

Important information about MMR immunization requirements for students at Appalachian State University and Caldwell Community College

Recent confirmed cases of mumps among Appalachian State University and Caldwell Community College students in Watauga County have generated questions about MMR immunization requirements for college students. North Carolina state law requires two immunization vaccinations before enrolling in school, college or university for the first time.

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Important update regarding mumps

Published April 28, 2017 By Brian Brown

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

 

Two cases of mumps were confirmed in Watauga County on April 27 and 28, making a total of three confirmed cases in the county for the year. The two additional cases are in an Appalachian State University student and a Watauga Campus Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) student. All confirmed cases are residents of Watauga County.

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How to Access Your Immunization Records

Published April 28, 2017 By Frankie Gouge

To access your Immunization Records:

Go to MedPortal.AppState.edu

  • Sign in using your Appalachian State University (AppState) User Name and Password

  • Select the Immunization Tab --> then select Immunization History

This will allow you to view all Immunizations that you have submitted to AppState and all vaccinations administered by the AppState Immunization Clinic. You will also have the option to print your records from this screen.


UPDATE: Important Health Information

Published April 11, 2017 By Frankie Gouge

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

In follow up to Saturday’s communication, we wanted to provide you with an update on a case of mumps in an Appalachian State University student, which was confirmed on April 7.

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Important Health Information

Published April 10, 2017 By Brian Brown

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

In follow up to Saturday’s communication, we wanted to provide you with an update on a case of mumps in an Appalachian State University student, which was confirmed on April 7. While at this time, we have not detected additional cases of mumps, we remain on heightened alert for anyone with signs and symptoms compatible with mumps.

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Important Health Message to Students, Faculty and Staff

Published April 8, 2017 By Brian Brown

We have learned of one confirmed case of mumps at Appalachian State University and we want to share information about this situation with you. We are providing this information in the interest of maintaining open communication about the potential of exposure. Below we have summarized important information regarding mumps exposure and symptoms to encourage community members to promptly report suspected mumps cases.

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Communication with your Clinician

Published February 20, 2017 By Kevin Long

Attention:

You are responsible for logging into your MedPortal to check any test results from your visit with the clinician today. 

Clinicians will not accept phone calls or messages from students in relation to test results or ongoing issues. 

Our Clinicians will only be communicating through the MedPortal. 

If you have any questions after your visit, please log into your MedPortal to send a message directly to the clinician you saw today. 

Please bookmark the MedPortal on your phone:  medportal.appstate.edu



Profile of the Founder of Student Health Services

Published September 20, 2016 By Kevin Long

Do you remember Nurse Shook?

As one of Appalachian's most iconic figures, she touched hearts and souls, and mended thousands with care and compassion.

Hear from her how she founded Appalachian State healthcare 67 years ago.


Nurse Shook, Appalachian appreciates everything you've done for this university!


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