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So far this flu season, a total of 121,088 lab-confirmed cases were reported in New York state, according to the New York State Department of Health.

New York state experiences decrease in flu cases

By Diana DeLuca, Staff Writer March 4, 2020
After the 2019–20 flu season was reported widespread in 30 states, the New York State Department of Health announced a 17% decrease since December. 
Ithaca College community experiences mild flu season

Ithaca College community experiences mild flu season

By Sydney Keller, Staff Writer April 17, 2019
This year’s flu season has been relatively moderate compared to previous years, but health officials say students should still take precautions.
Ithaca College flu numbers expected to exceed last year

Ithaca College flu numbers expected to exceed last year

By Ben Kaplan, Staff Writer March 1, 2017
So far, 148 students have been diagnosed with influenza or an influenza-like illness since the beginning of the fall semester, as of Feb. 27.

College Briefs Feb. 23

February 22, 2017

Mathematics professor’s article featured in distinguished blog An article published by David Brown, professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics, was recently cited by the American Mathematical...

Ithaca College sees sharp spike in flu cases

Ithaca College sees sharp spike in flu cases

February 16, 2017
The Hammond Health Center has seen 21 laboratory-c0nfirmed cases of influenza since Feb. 11, with additional clinically diagnosed cases.
The Hammond Health Center has begun receiving flu vaccinations, pictured above, for the flu season, which peaks between December and March. Last year, the number of students diagnosed with flu-like illness peaked at 238.

College begins preparation for upcoming flu season

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer October 1, 2014
In preparation for the upcoming influenza season, the Hammond Health Center at Ithaca College is putting together a campaign to get as many students vaccinated as possible, Dr. Vivian Lorenzo, director of medical services at the college’s Health Center, said.

Health Center reports flu outbreak

January 29, 2014
The Hammond Health Center has announced that there has been a surge of influenza cases on campus. According to a notice sent out by the Health Center, there were 25 confirmed cases of influenza on Jan. 27 and 28.

ITHACA THIS WEEKEND: Sept. 20-22

September 20, 2013
Everything you need to know for this weekend in Ithaca.
Ithaca History Center opens exhibit about 1900’s Spanish flu epidemic

Ithaca History Center opens exhibit about 1900’s Spanish flu epidemic

By Kelsey O'Connor, Editor in Chief October 10, 2012
Typically, the seasonal flu is most likely to affect children and the elderly who have weaker immune systems. This was not the case for the more recent H1N1 flu, which affected people in the “healthy adult” age bracket, most between the ages of 18 and 64. The Spanish flu was a similar story.

Facts of the flu vaccine for 2012-2013

By Kari Beal October 9, 2012
The flu can be one of the most dangerous health conditions on a college campus because of the close proximity of people, but only 10 percent of college students received a flu vaccine in 2009. Here are some basic facts to know about this year's vaccine.
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