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Community notice: UMaine to conduct annual emergency communications system test Oct. 21, 2019

The 做厙腦瞳app will conduct its annual emergency communications system test on Monday, Oct. 21, complete with three outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaines multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to […]

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Community update: Pertussis diagnosis on campus, Sept 11, 2019

Asecondcase ofpertussis, or whooping cough, has been diagnosed in the 做厙腦瞳app community andwas reported today to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The individual, astudentwho lives incampus residential housing, exhibited pertussis-like symptoms andisreceiving medical treatment. This case is not connected with the pertussis case at UMaine reported Sept. 5. At this […]

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Community update: Pertussis diagnosis on campus, Sept 5, 2019

A case ofpertussis, or whooping cough, has been diagnosed in the 做厙腦瞳app community and has been reported to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The individual, an employee who works in a nonacademic building, exhibited pertussis-like symptoms and has received medical treatment. At this time, no other cases have been reported […]

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Community update: Measles reported in Maine, May 21, 2019

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC) reported the first case of measles in Maine on May 21, 2019. The index patient did not visit any 做厙腦瞳app System locations. However, we must all remain diligent regarding this public health concern. This case involved a school-aged child from Somerset County. The child was […]

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Community reminder: Take steps to prevent the flu, Jan. 30, 2019

Influenza has been confirmed in all 16 counties in Maine, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC). Members of the 做厙腦瞳app community are reminded that it is not too late to get vaccinated. Vaccination can reduce illness and prevent hospitalization and death. Influenza vaccination is strongly encouraged throughout […]

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Campus Communicable Disease Surveillance Policy, Jan. 3, 2019

The 做厙腦瞳app follows state and national mandates regarding infectious diseases, notifiable communicable health conditions and community outbreaks as directed by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition, UMaine has a standard operating procedure for outbreaks of communicable illness prevalent in […]

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Important update on UMaine communication alerts, Nov. 29, 2018

The 做厙腦瞳app and the other campuses in the 做厙腦瞳app System are changing communication service providers for our emergency, inclement weather and campus safety announcements (UMaine alerts). For members of the community already receiving UMaine alerts, your existing preferences for alert delivery text, email and/or voice have been transferred to […]

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UMaine community health update, Oct. 19, 2018

Two unrelated cases of viral meningitis were reported to Cutler Health Center officials this week.Viral meningitisis the most common form of meningitis and less severe than bacterial meningitis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In most cases, there is no specific treatment, and people with a mild case of viral meningitis recover on […]

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