Health Education

Learn the facts to stay well.

The University Health Center is here, not only to help you feel your best, but also to help you learn how to live your healthiest life. We have several resources that can assist you.

Face Coverings 101

Wearing a face covering is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. Check out these resources to help you be sure you're using your face covering correctly.

Learn more about face coverings

Coronavirus Q&A

Our infectious disease experts at Nebraska Medicine explain everything you need to know about the coronavirus. Read about how COVID-19 spreads, how to prevent COVID-19, advice for the immunocompromised and more.

Learn more about common COVID-19 questions

Antibiotics: Less is More

The way clinicians prescribe antibiotics can be confusing. Why do they prescribe them at some times but not at others, and for one patient but not the next? Explore what antibiotics do and don't do, as well as tips for using antibiotics properly.

Learn more about antibiotics

Cold and Flu

One of the most common concerns we see at the health center is symptoms of cold and flu. Understand the difference between the two, self-care tips to help you manage symptoms, and when it's time to schedule an appointment by reading our facts page.

Learn more about cold and flu

Sexual Health

Your sexual health is of vital importance to your overall physical well-being. Navigating sexually transmitted infection testing, birth control and other sexual health concerns can be daunting, but we've compiled some information that may help.

Learn more about sexual health

Sleep Resources

This page contains resources to help you understand sleep and the impact of lifestyle and behaviors have on sleep quality.

Learn more about healthy sleep habits

Coming Soon! Health Topics A to Z

Check out these common health concerns among students. You'll learn self-care tips and understand when it's time to see a doctor.

Educational Resources

Improve your physical well-being knowledge by booking an educational presentation with our staff, downloading a bulletin board kit for your dorm or house, signing up to job shadow at the health center, or getting help with a class project or interview.

Learn more about our educational resources

Student Advisory Board

Want to help your peers stay well? Consider joining our Student Advisory Board.

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