Posts Tagged ‘public service’

#VaxWithMe at free flu shot drive on October 19

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On Friday, October 19, the USF College of Public Health hosts its annual Free Flu Shot Drive.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone ages 6 months and older get a seasonal flu vaccine annually to reduce the risk of illness, including hospitalization.   This is the 22nd year of the college’s flu shot […]

Sacrifice, hardship, adventure await record number of COPH Peace Corps volunteers

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Six USF College of Public Health students have volunteered for Peace Corps duty this summer, a record number for the college.  Each will undertake a 27-month assignment of personal sacrifice, with personal hardship a distinct possibility. Founded and established by executive order of President John F. Kennedy in 1961, the Corps assigns duties unknown to […]