May 08, 2009
Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,
As we approach the end of the year, I write with a quick update on the H1N1 flu.
As you probably know, there have been 7 confirmed cases of the H1N1 flu in North Carolina, all in eastern parts of the state. We are extremely grateful that there have been no cases to date in the Charlotte region or in the Davidson community.
We know that this is a busy and stressful time of year, especially for students. Therefore, I urge you to continue to take the common sense steps that will you help you stay healthy and minimize the risk of infection:
Wash your hands or use a hand sanitizer;
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth;
Keep your resistance up by eating right, exercising, and getting adequate sleep.
If you experience flu symptoms (high fever, sore throat or cough, chills, headache, body aches or fatigue), please see a doctor immediately. Students should contact the Student Health Center
; faculty and staff should contact their own health care provider.
Thanks for doing all you can to stay healthy at this busy time of year. I wish you all the best on finals and end-of-semester work, and I look forward to celebrating Commencement next week with the Class of 2009!