Varicella vaccine currently unavailable

Students should contact the Jefferson County Health Department or your primary care physician about receiving the vaccine.

Travel health notices for the Ebola Virus outbreak

Student Health & Wellness is monitoring the Ebola Virus outbreak and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

UAB expands insurance benefits for students

The UAB VIVA Student Insurance Plan is expanding its covered services and decreasing out-of-pocket costs while co-pays stay the same for the best available protection at a very competitive price.

Separate meningitis outbreaks heighten awareness

UAB requires its students to be vaccinated against meningitis, however, the vaccine only protects against the four more common types of meningococcal infection: Groups A, C, Y and W-135, but not B.