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Watches and Warnings: Know Your Severe Weather

Spring is just around the corner… which means the potential for severe weather is looming. As you have probably noticed, Arkansas weather can be unpredictable, but there are some ways that you can stay safe during severe weather season and stay ahead of the storm. One of the most important things to keep in mind when navigating severe weather is the common lingo used by weather officials and the right way to respond Severe Weather Watch Severe weather watches mean conditions are favorable for severe weather to form. This does not mean that there is any immediate danger, In...

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Protect Yourself: Don’t Let the Flu Get You!

The number of flu cases on campus inevitably increases this time of year. Don’t let your academic or social life get sidetracked this semester by this preventable illness. Here are some simple steps you can take to help you remain healthy and successful as you kick-off the semester. Step 1 – The best way to prevent contracting the flu is with the annual flu vaccine Even if you get the flu shot and happen to contract the flu, the vaccine can help reduce the severity and length of symptoms. Flu shots are available at Pat Walker Health Center’s Allergy,...

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