It’s Winter Quarter, also known as the quarter of sniffles, coughs and runny noses.
In the pressure cooker space of college, stress about midterms and constant contact with other people means that diseases often spreads easily and quickly around living spaces. Here’s a breakdown of the most common illnesses this season, what the symptoms are and how to prevent them. Obviously, while On the Hill is the insider’s guide to residential life and a great resource, it is important to consult with your doctor or a medical professional before starting any medication and for more in-depth information. Also the Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center is a great on-campus medical resource where you can make appointments for check-ups, vaccinations and a whole host of other services. They also maintain a list of current health advisories to assist students.