Come on, Gators, get up and get vaccinated!

Nothing makes a reptile less rowdy than the flu. That’s why Alberta checked in with UF College of Nursing student Melissa Arias for her annual FluMist vaccination this fall. And thanks to a communitywide effort, she isn’t the only one protected from influenza. Arias and other community health nursing students and faculty members joined other UF students and faculty and local agencies to immunize thousands of children against the seasonal flu in Alachua County schools this year. We just hope Albert remembered his vaccination, too.

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November 2012

Red, white, orange and blue

Thinking about the Gators helped Corey Garmon when he was injured in Afghanistan. Now, this Wounded Warrior is helping UF’s occupational therapy students.

The strategist

PHHP professor focused on finding best ways to get vaccines to people in need.

A career to remember

Longtime family medicine administrator Judy Walch retires.

A knee in need

UF performs its first total knee replacement on a dog. Bonus: She’s pretty cute. Look at that face!

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