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Our Family Health Clinic

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One of the many services offered at UW’s Health Services is the Family Health Clinic. This clinic was created to support family members of registered University of Waterloo undergraduate and graduate students, visiting scholars, and post-doctorates. This clinic provides family members (parents, spouses, children) their primary health care (prenatal, well child, chronic illness management, urgent illness) so they are not left having to seek routine care provision through emergency rooms and walk-in clinics.

Spring term resources and hours

Students in a workshop

Welcome back for another term at University of Waterloo. Here’s an overview of some of the Campus Wellness services you can access as a University of Waterloo student:

Learn about sexual health to help you make informed choices and protect yourself

condoms

According to a Statistics Canada study, 3/10 young adults did not use a condom the last time they had sex. Having sex without a condom increases your risk of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV/AIDS.

Nutrition FAQ: What can I do with leftovers?

Omelette

Nobody likes to waste money or food, so what can you do with leftovers? Here are ten ideas for using food up:

Sexual health resources on or near campus

Person looking at information on computer and writing in notebook

Are you looking for sexual health information, advice, or treatment at University of Waterloo? Health Services and other community partners nearby are available to help. Read on for more information about what sexual health supports and services are close by.

Reasons to get the flu shot

We’re in the middle of cold and flu season. Getting the flu can impact your ability to attend your classes, complete assignments or attend to other commitments like going to work or seeing family. The flu can keep you off your feet for from 2 – 14 days. Have you got your flu shot yet?

Smoking cessation supports available from Campus Wellness

Health Services Waiting room

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to quit smoking in 2018? If yes, Campus Wellness has a variety of supports and programs to help you stick to your goals.

After hours help near campus

After-hours resources - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

What can you do if you need help after Health Services or Counselling Services closes? Luckily there are lots of places you can go or call for after-hours support. Read on to find out where to go:

Campus Wellness services available for you

Health Services hallway

Welcome back to another term at University of Waterloo. Here’s an overview of some of the Campus Wellness services you can access as a University of Waterloo student:

Nutrition FAQ: What can I eat to increase my focus?

Sandwich and fruit in lunch container

Around exam time, students commonly look for ways to increase focus and concentration while trying to carve out an extra hour or two of study time. There’s no magic food or drink that can do this for you, however, following the suggestions below can help you to make the most of the time you spend studying.

Eat regularly

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