News

March 23, 2018

The manufacturer of yellow fever vaccine, Sanofi Pasteur, has informed the CDC that due to a temporary cease in production of the Yellow Fever vaccine by the primary manufacturer in the world (Sanofi) there is an international shortage of the Yellow Fever vaccine.

March 14, 2018

Many students have a hectic schedule and often lack time to sit down to have a proper meal. As a student, I often rush through meals, eat processed food to save time or even forget about eating. These poor eating habits lead to feeling tired, increase stress and weaken the immune system. Through my own experiences, I learned how to incorporate healthy eating habits with a restless agenda. Here are some tips that you can do to start eating well with a busy life.

February 20, 2018

Workplace injuries hurt everyone. An injured employee may be forced to take time off, face chronic pain, and find essential functions of their job increasingly difficult. Supervisors: did you know that once injured, an employee is at an increased risk for reinjury?

February 9, 2018

UHS Registered Dietitian Toby Morris talks about fat talk in the workplace and everyday life and resources to combat it.

January 29, 2018

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

Ask a Question, Save a Life

January 23, 2018

The NOW (Nutrition Outreach Workers) answer frequently asked questions!

January 10, 2018

Happy New Year! Be Well at Work – Faculty/Staff Health Programs is offering a vast array of workshops, classes and programs this spring to prevent injuries and promote health improvement. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

December 8, 2017

You can be healthy and fit without being thin. As part of a social movement called Health at Every Size (HAES), dietitians and doctors are moving away from assessing people’s health according to their weight. The HAES philosophy is based on the idea that people of all sizes deserve respect and good health, and that size does not determine health.

December 5, 2017

No drugs down the drain! 

The Tang Center is one of ten prescription drop-off stations through East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) accepting unwanted/expired residential pharmaceuticals, through a partnership with EH&S. See Tang Center hours

November 14, 2017

$5 off co-pay for prescriptions filled at the Tang Center Pharmacy from January 1 - July 31, 2018

Pharmacy artwork

Helping you start the new year with more money in your pocket!

GENERIC RX: Regular $5, Spring Promo price= FREE*
Did you know most SHIP prescriptions are generic? 

October 19, 2017

University Health Services at the Tang Center is dedicated to supporting learning, working and living well at UC Berkeley. We have a new position for a strategic, internal communicator (Health Communications Specialist -- Communications Specialist 3) to assist the UHS communications manager in leading a robust staff communications program for 300+ employees.

October 16, 2017

October is National Work and Family Month!

 National Work and Family Month, established in 2003 and celebrated every October, focuses on the challenges working families face every day and is designed to communicate and celebrate the progress towards creating healthier and more flexible work environments. This month provides an important reminder of the power of work/life programs and policies to attract, retain and motivate employees and the business benefits of supporting work/life effectiveness programs.
 

October 13, 2017

They’re here before we know it; midterms are upon us. For many students, this means prioritizing studying over healthy habits. But exams don’t have to make us set our health aside. There are healthy habits that everyone can pick that not only contribute to overall health but may also improve your brain power while studying. I think I speak for most of us when I say I would like my brain to be working as efficiently as possible when I’m hitting the books. These tips are twofold: they contribute to your health and could help improve your cognition.

October 10, 2017

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we spoke to University Health Services social worker Viviana Urdaneta Melo to better understand intimate partner violence, and what we can do to help those who are impacted. 

On date 1, he says your blouse is ugly.

On date 15, he says you look like you belong on the streets in that blouse.

On date 50, he says if you ever wear that blouse again, he will rip it off.

October 2, 2017

We are deeply saddened by the tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1, 2017. We recognize that this may be a very difficult time for many of our students and other campus community members with connections to Las Vegas. During this time, we encourage you to reach out for support as well as extend support to others. If you or anyone you know are experiencing distress related to this event, University Health Services is here to provide a safe and confidential environment to discuss this with a professional.

September 25, 2017

Free Speech week events, increased security on campus and the intense media focus on UC Berkeley is impacting our students. Constant exposure to negative and threatening situations and environments has been linked to confusion, anxiety, sadness, helplessness, difficulty focusing and poor sleep. CAPS would like to remind everyone that seeking support is a sign of strength, courage and resiliency, not a sign of weakness.

September 19, 2017

Be Well Buzz

Flu shots, Ask the Dietitian, LGBTQ resources, sample fees/SHIP, and pet hugs

September 15, 2017

There are new food experts in town! Please meet the Nutrition Outreach Workers, aka NOW. The NOWs are nutrition students at UC Berkeley hoping to spread nutrition information to their peers.

August 28, 2017

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

Ask a Question, Save a Life

August 27, 2017

Campus Memorial September 18 

Every fall, the campus holds an annual memorial event to recognize the faculty/academics, staff, students, emeriti faculty, and staff retirees who died in the past year. This event will take place on Monday, September 18th from 12-1pm at the flagpole west of California Hall. The program includes brief remarks and a reading of the names of those who are being remembered, followed by music and spoken word.