The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Lindsey Carlson, a grauduate assistant at th Health Education Resource Center, partipates in a group discussion about the upcoming Flu Clinic in a Writing for News Media class.

HERC’s flu clinic, free flu vaccine

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor October 7, 2021

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to further clarify information about the flu clinic and vaccine availability. A clinic with free flu shots for faculty and staff provided by Eastern’s...

Have common sense; prevent illness

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor March 9, 2020

OK, people, common sense check: If you are told to self-quarantine, that does not mean go out and risk spreading the coronavirus to others. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday that the first case...

What you need to know for flu, cold season on campus

Logan Raschke, News Editor February 10, 2019

During every bustling week of cold and flu season, Eastern students are getting sick and passing their illnesses along to one another unintentionally. Becky Ogle, family nurse and practitioner, and registered...

Few take advantage of free flu vaccine

Mike Santoria, Contributing Writer January 31, 2018

Few students took advantage of Wednesday’s free walk-in flu clinic. Administrative nurse Carol Cheetham said eight students showed up to the Human Services building to attend the daylong event. Cheetham...

Free flu shots to be offered Wednesday

Mike Santoria, Staff Reporter January 30, 2018

Students can get free flu shots from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Human Services Building. Nurses from the Health and Counseling Services will be administering...

HERC offers free flu shots

Sharita Harris , Staff Reporter October 5, 2014

The Health Education and Resource Center will be giving out free flu shots to all of Eastern’s campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Shots for students will be in the University Ballroom of the...

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