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Medical director discusses hazards of antibiotic use

Nathan Martinez, Reporter

November 13, 2018

To learn about problems with the use of antibiotics, about 16 people attended a presentation Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. Presenter Keith Williamson, medical director, said, "We want the students on campus to care and understand appropriate expectations of antibiotics when to use them and when not to when they go to seek medical care." The Stud...

Campus moves to condition red over flu outbreak

Campus moves to condition red over flu outbreak

Amber Hernandez

January 31, 2018

The seasonal flu has made its way to campus affecting many students and staff members causing the flu code to change from a code yellow to a code red. Keith Williamson, Vinson Health Center's medical director, said the codes are a reflection of the number of cases on campus. “Understand the o...

Health Center to offer free flu vaccinations for students

Influenza virions, 100000x magnification

Yareli Lora

November 10, 2016

It’s that time of the year when students, faculty, and staff begin to experience a runny nose, feeling achy, and begin coughing. Students can even begin to notice other classmates sniffling, coughing and bringing tissues with them to class.According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza viruses are spread...

More than 120 attend community meeting on Ebola

MWSU Medical Director Keith Williamson talks at the town hall meeting on Ebola Oct. 21. Photo by Bradley Wilson

The Wichitan

October 21, 2014

About 120 people attended a community meeting on Ebola Oct. 21 in Dillard 101 with a room full to overflowing and more than 20 others watching a video broadcast of it in a nearby room. Keith Williamson, MWSU medical director said, "This particular outbreak is scaring the beaus out of us." However...

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