• Shingrix Vaccine Available
    June 8, 2018 — Almost 1 out of every 3 people in the United States will develop shingles, also known as zoster or herpes zoster, in their lifetime.
  • Summer Eligibility
    May 9, 2018 — Students Enrolled in Summer Session
  • FREE HIV Testing
    February 28, 2018 — Watkins Health Services offers six free HIV testing events at central campus locations throughout the spring semester for students, faculty and staff.
  • Student Health Insurance Available
    December 7, 2017 — The Kansas Board of Regents offers a blanket injury and sickness insurance plan for students through UnitedHealthcare StudentResources.
  • Drug Take Back Event
    October 5, 2017 — Watkins Health Services will host a Drug Take-Back Event on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, from 12 to 3 pm for the KU and Lawrence community.  This event is co-hosted by the KU Public Safety Off
  • 2017 Flu Clinics
    August 31, 2017
  • Concealed Carry
    June 26, 2017 — In keeping with Kansas law and KU policy, Watkins Health Services (WHS) regulates the carrying of concealed handguns inside Watkins Memorial Health Center.  Persons may not carry a handgun dur
  • Making a PAWSitive Impact
    April 13, 2017 — According to the National College Health Assessment from spring 2015, stress and anxiety are the top two academic impediments for KU students.
  • Need Health Insurance?
    December 6, 2016
  • New Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
    December 2, 2016 — This semester, Watkins Health Services (WHS) welcomed Nancy Stark, RN, MS, APNP, to provide additional services to students.
  • Flu Vaccine Available
    November 30, 2016 — Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses, and it can cause mild to severe illness.
  • Drug Take Back Event
    October 11, 2016 — Watkins Health Services, in partnership with the KU Public Safety Office, KU School of Pharmacy and the KU chapter of American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, will host a Dr
  • 2016 Flu Clinics
    September 15, 2016 — The single best way to avoid getting the seasonal flu is to get vaccinated. Watkins Health Services conveniently offers flu vaccine clinics for KU students, faculty and staff. 
  • Summer Parking
    June 7, 2016 — UPDATE AUG. 1, 2016: LOT 117 IS NOW OPEN!!!
  • 2016 RISE Awards
    May 26, 2016 — Watkins Health Services (WHS) customer service plan is designed to promote a positive work environment and assure that staff members provide excellent service at the health center for both external
  • How to Support Therapy Dog Programs
    February 9, 2016 — According to the National College Health Assessment Spring 2015, stress and anxiety are top two academic impediments for KU students.
  • New CARE Coordinator
    January 21, 2016 — Watkins Health Services welcomes Merrill Evans, LSCSW, as our new CARE (Campus Assistance, Resource, and Education) Coordinator.
  • Faculty/Staff Clinic Now Open
    November 30, 2015 — Watkins Health Services (WHS) is excited to provide more services to our campus community with the opening of an Immediate Care Clinic (ICC) on Monday, November 30, 2015.  This clinic serves c
  • Student Health Insurance Plan
    November 24, 2015 — The Kansas Board of Regents sponsors a student health insurance plan to help protect students from unexpected medical costs.  The open enrollment period runs through January 31, 2016, for cove
  • Fall 2015 Flu Vaccine Clinics
    September 15, 2015 — The single best way to avoid getting the seasonal flu is to get vaccinated.
  • Welcome OrthoKansas!
    April 13, 2015 — Watkins Health Services continues to look for ways to expand offerings for students, faculty and staff by bringing multispecialty services in-house.  We are pleased to announce that orthopaedi
  • Measles Information
    February 12, 2015 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the United States recorded 644 cases of Measles (Rubeola) in 2014.  From January 1 through February 6, 2015 there have be
  • Latest Ebola Information
    January 2, 2015
  • Enhanced Medical Record
    December 20, 2014 — As of January 5, 2015, patients of Watkins Health Services will be able to access even more of their medical information from within their secure patient portal than ever before. 
  • Student Health Insurance Plan
    December 19, 2014 — The Kansas Board of Regents sponsors a student health insurance plan each year to help protect students from unexpected medical costs.  Enrollment is now available for the spring semester.&nbs
  • WHS Staff Spreads Holiday Cheer
    December 18, 2014 — In true holiday spirit, the staff of Watkins Health Center collected items in December to donate to the Willow Domestic Violence Center.  These contributions will help brighten the holidays fo
  • Celebrate Movember
    November 1, 2014 — Movember is all about raising awareness for men’s health.
  • Watkins Now Offers Massage
    October 10, 2014 — Watkins Health Services is pleased to announce that massage therapy is a new service being offered with the addition of staff member Tina Carson, CMT.  Tina is a certified massage therapist wh

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