Harvard's Counseling and Mental Health Services has started offering same-day appointments for non-urgent cases, according to a social media post made by Student Mental Health Liaisons last week.
Harvard will significantly expand paid family and medical leave benefits for eligible employees beginning in January 2021, in accordance with Massachusetts’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, which went into effect Tuesday.
HUHS Plans New Flu Vaccination Initiatives, Hopes to Increase Flu Vaccine Rate by At Least 20 Percent
Harvard University Health Services will provide vaccination coping strategies to students and collaborate directly with the Harvard Athletics Department in an effort to increase the undergraduate flu vaccination rate by at least 20 percent.
Harvard University Health Services is looking into piloting an app that would allow patients to diagnose their symptoms at home, HUHS Director Paul J. Barreira said in an interview Monday.
Despite moving into a newly renovated space, Counseling and Mental Health Services continues to battle long wait times for students seeking appointments with a therapist.
Though undergraduates make up approximately 32.8 percent of total students enrolled at Harvard — 6,766 out of 20,604 — an overwhelming majority of the patients treated at Urgent Care are College students, according to Francesconi and HUHS Director Paul J. Barreira.
Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira raised concerns about the logistics of expanding access on campus to naloxone, a drug used to reverse the symptoms of opioid overdose.
Blue Cross Blue Shield now covers drug costs for students enrolled in Harvard’s health care plan, a change that will be more expensive for some students.
Starting this term, Harvard University Health Services will cease charging current and former Harvard students and their dependents for copies of their medical records.
Many of Harvard’s employees and faculty will see an average 7 percent hike in their healthcare premium costs in 2017.
Several Harvard student groups urged University President Drew G. Faust to join their coalition aimed at improving campus dining service employees’ labor contract, presenting her with a letter Tuesday outlining what they consider problems with the agreement.
A lengthy negotiation process between Harvard and its largest employee union has come to a conclusion as union members voted to ratify the tentative agreement.
More than two and a half months after the expiration of their previous contract, members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers remain engaged in “very frustrating” contract renegotiations with the University, HUCTW director Bill Jaeger said Monday.
Students from across a variety of organizations gathered inside the Phillips Brooks House last week to hear testimonials from HUDS workers, who expressed concerns over possible changes to health care.
Protesters said the changes would raise out-of-pocket costs for employees, an allegation that Harvard Club of Boston spokesperson Diana C. Pisciotta denied Thursday.