Commuting to work? Consider using the employee van pool program.
Keeping you in The Loop
The annual flu vaccination campaign has been extended to Friday, Dec. 2. The University Employee Health Clinic has also extended its clinic hours to allow employees more time to get vaccinated.
Many emerging scams attempt to compromise your personal information and that of our patients. Be suspicious about any unexpected calls or text messages stating they are from a government entity that needs you to provide money related to court proceedings.
- Each of us experience situations that impact our mental health. We’ve put together a list of resources available to faculty, staff, and students.
- Faculty and staff are invited to enroll for the UI Health Care BUILD program, a series of workshops that specifically address diversity, equity, and inclusion topics within health care.
“Thank you for going above and beyond for your patients and their families!!!”
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By the numbers
Total inpatients: 771 today
Total outpatient visits: 4,599 today
C-19 adult inpatients: 13 yesterday, 1,618 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 206 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 14% yesterday, 35% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 29 yesterday, 15,503 to date
Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 4 yesterday, 7,158 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,788 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,689 to date
Research volunteers invited
Recruiting adults (age 18–70) with Long COVID-19 or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to participate in a study investigating immune system changes following physical activity. Compensation provided. Email SlukaLab@uiowa.edu, screening survey: redcap.link/2kd6fffb
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
Events: Join us
- Hills Bank financial wellness class: Market review, noon to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. Registration is required.
- Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture: Paul Bieniasz, 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium at the Medical Education Research Facility, and via Zoom.
Outside UI Health Care
University of Iowa Dance Marathon executive director Raginya Handoo and her team promote accessibility with new initiatives of fee waivers, free registration day, and fundraising training, The Daily Iowan reports.
Zeke—a nearly 100-pound Belgian Malinois—was staying at a professional handler’s home when he got loose around 5 p.m. Sunday night, KCCI reports.
The discovery of a rare gold coin on the south coast of Newfoundland, Canada, may challenge traditional historical narratives about the timing of European contact in the region, CNN reports.
Through his first four professional hockey games, Pastujov has recorded three goals and six assists, The Daily Iowan reports.
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