January 2016  
Check out Dr. Honigman's #TangTip on learning and resilience.

Staff Highlight: Amy Honigman, Ph.D.,
Sr. Clinical Psychologist, CPS

Amy Honigman, Ph.D , believes strongly in the importance of self-compassion, resilience and learning. She teaches these key principles to the students that meet with her at CPS. Amy has worked at CPS for four years. She enjoys college health because she's able to help young people learn to think for themselves, to be kinder to themselves and to make wiser choices. Watch Amy's #TangTip on learning and resilience, and view her full staff highlight here.
New Hours @ Tang
On January 19 the Tang Center will resume regular spring 2016 hours. We are no longer  open until 7pm on Monday and Tuesday. During regular hours the Tang Center is open on Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm (last Urgent Care check-in  at 5:30pm, CPS closed at 5:30pm). On Saturday Urgent Care and Pharmacy are open from 9am-5pm.  New Sunday hours for Spring semester are 11am-3pm

Please check individual departments for exceptions. For more information on UHS hours and after hours services please refer to the hours page on the UHS website.

Flu Shots @ Tang
It's not too late to get your flu shot! 
Flu Shot Clinics are over for the semester, but you can still get the vaccination. Schedule an appointment for your Flu Shot through Allergy/Travel by calling (510) 643-7177 to make an appointment, or, currently enrolled students may schedule through Allergy/Travel online through  eTang patient portal (if not available, please call to schedule).

Do you really need a flu shot? Dr. John Swartzberg from the School of Public Health shares the answer here.

You're sick. Here's what to do! Symptoms of the flu include: fever/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle/ body aches, fatigue, and in some cases, vomiting and diarrhea. Here's how to help yourself feel better until you recover.
Good news: The $150 Health Opportunity Fund for Pell Grant and Dream Aid Recipients is back! 
The ASUC, UHS Tang Center, Equity and Inclusion, and Student Affairs have collaborated with the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Student Service Fees (CACSSF) to offer a one-time pool of funds to help offset charges at the Tang Center during Spring and Summer 2016 for Undergraduate Pell Grant or Dream Aid recipients.  The Health Opportunity Fund (HOF) covers up to $150 for  any services  at the Tang Center, including  Pharmacy  prescription and over-the-counter items (excluding Optometry). Read more

Apply to be a UHS Tang Center Health Worker!
Living in the residence halls for 2016-17
school year? Want to gain skills and experience related to public health, 
healthcare, and health communications? 
Apply to be a Health Worker with UHS Tang Center and help your fellow students be 
well to do well. Learn more about the program and responsibilities on the Health Worker Program page on the UHS website. Completed applications are due on April 1, 2016 by 5pm.  
Sex Goddess
January's Sexy Tip from UHS Sex Goddess
Welcome back to spring semester! We're bringing back some oldies but goodies, like weekly tabling on Sproul, continuing new services like Sexpert Education Clinic and free rapid HIV testing, and piloting new components. Mark your calendars for National Condom Week, February 8-12. To learn more about what we've got going on, including next month's National Condom Week festivities, sign-up for our monthly newsletter  here. Until next time...

Stay Safe and Sexy,
Ms. Robin, Sex Goddess

Ship Waiver 2016 Final Deadline
The Spring 2016 waiver period ended January 10, 2016. All waivers received from now until February 5 will be subject to a late fee of $50. (Note: Fall Waivers cover the Spring semester.)

No waivers will be accepted after February 5. More information on SHIP waivers can be found here.

View the December 2015
Pet Hugs Album!
Missing Pet Hugs? Check out  photos from the December events . Tag yourself in our album, and use #PetHugs on your future Pet Hugs pics!

Be sure to mark your calendars for our Spring 2016 Pet Hugs event. Dates and locations can be found here
Free Rapid HIV Testing for Students
The  Sexual Health Education Program (SHEP) will be providing free rapid HIV testing for Cal students in a safe, confidential space in Health Promotion, 2nd floor of the Tang Center. Results are available in 30 minutes. The first testing this semester is on Friday, Jan. 29 from noon to 3pm. Check here for more dates and times. 

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