Student Health Service provides student centered health care that empowers and promotes
wellness for all UWSP students.
Our staff strive to incorporate the Seven Dimensions of Wellness
into our work and the care we provde for students: Physical, Emotional, Intellectual, Career/Financial, Social,
Spiritual and Environmental.
Multi State Measles Outbreak:
US states have had cases of measles reported this winter. Recently,
Portage County has reported a possible case of measles.
is caused by a virus. Those who have had two MMR vaccines (usually
given at 12 months of age, and between 4 and 6 years of age) have >
95% protection against
measles. Measles is very contagious, and can spread quickly among those
who are unvaccinated. There is no specific cure or treatment for
measles. If you have NOT received the measles vaccine, and develop a
high fever or a fever with a rash, you should call
Student Health Services at 346-4646 to be seen by a clinician. The
Portage County Health Department, or Student Health Services, can also
help to arrange for vaccination if you are unvaccinated.