Our dedication to preserving the wellness of our campus community remains a top priority, and our committed response teams are diligent and fluid to ongoing changes in public health practices and prevention standards. Review the pages below to learn more about health promoting measures encouraged by campus leadership.
Preventing the spread and transmission of COVID-19 remains a priority for Western. Learn more about testing, vaccination and campus resources in place to keep our Mountaineer community safe.
As this virus continues to evolve in the United States, Western is committed to ensuring our students, faculty, staff and visitors are supported with the resources to prevent the spread and transmission of this contagious illness.
Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza viruses. The best way to protect yourself and reduce your risk from seasonal flu is to get a flu vaccine every flu season. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body.