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Mather House
Student Life

After Possible Tuberculosis Infection, Health Officials Investigate Mather House

Although tuberculosis is spread airborne, Barreira’s email stressed that the disease is not highly contagious.

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Harvard University Health Services provides medical care to University affiliates.

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College

Most Harvard Students 'Insulated' from Potential Obamacare Repeal

“Your student health fee pays for the care that you get here and for most of the health care you get,” Barreira said. “The Affordable Care Act wouldn’t change that.”

Paul J. Barreira
College

One Year After Initial Outbreak, Confirmed Mumps Cases Gone From Harvard

​About a year after mumps first arrived on campus, there are no confirmed cases of the virus currently at the University.

Undergraduate Council

HUHS Waives Access Fee for Patient Medical Records

​Starting this term, Harvard University Health Services will cease charging current and former Harvard students and their dependents for copies of their medical records.

Student Sexual Health
Student Life

Student Sexual Health

Student Sexual Health
College

60 Percent Of Students Sexually Active, Survey Finds Lower Rates of Protection

Sixty percent of Harvard College students reported having sex in a 12-month period, and many of them did so without protection.

Paul J. Barreira
Student Groups

After-Hours Urgent Care Visits Stable, But Administrators Remain Concerned

Administrators say they continue to worry about the current location’s accessibility to students since its relocation in June.

Paul J. Barreira
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Paul J. Barreira

Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira in his Smith Campus Center office.

Paul J. Barreira
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Paul J. Barreira

Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira works in his office in the Smith Campus Center.

College

Mumps Outbreak Grows to 5, Cases Suspected at Yale

Harvard University Health Services confirmed there were five active mumps cases on campus as of Tuesday, up from four when the most recent outbreak was announced.

Yale Students
UHS

Yale Has the Mumps

​It looks like CS50 isn't the only thing Yale has decided to steal from us: according to an email sent to the Yale student body earlier today, Yale has the mumps.

Mumps Timeline (As of 11.17.16)
UHS

Flyby’s Guide to Surviving Another Mumps Outbreak

​The telltale email from good old Dr. Paul Barriera could have only meant one thing: mumps are back. Cue flashbacks to this past spring, when HUHS was sending out emails almost every day about the mumps situation when realistically they should have just told students not to go to the PSK.

Mumps Timeline (As of 11.17.16)
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Mumps Timeline (As of 11.17.16)

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With Four Active Cases, Mumps Returns To Campus

Four cases of mumps have been confirmed on Harvard’s campus, according to Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira.