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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
UHS

Paul J. Barreira

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

Paul J. Barreira
UHS

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)
UHS

Mumps Timeline (As of 11.17.16)

UHS

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.

Barbara Lewis
College

More than Just the Therapy

At a time when issues of mental health are prominent on campus, both students and health administrators understand the need for a diverse counseling staff, but recognize the difficulties of achieving that goal.

College

Dining Halls Welcome Annual Flu Shot Clinics

As flu season nears, Harvard University Health Services along with HealthPals has begun offering flu shot clinics in the College's dining halls.

Indigo Peer Counseling
College

Citing Staff Shortage, Indigo Peer Counseling Takes Hiatus

Indigo, the peer counseling group aimed at addressing issues of race and diversity in mental health, is taking a hiatus this semester due to a staff shortage.

Student Life

Months After First Outbreak, Campus Rid of Mumps

A high rate of vaccination and summer vacation have eliminated any active cases of the virus on campus.

Mumps Timeline (As of 4.25.16)
College

Mumps Count Rises to 40, Concerning HUHS Director

Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira said he was “more concerned now” about the spread of mumps on campus than at any other point during the outbreak.