LBL Goes Red on Feb. 20 for American Heart Month! Join the Health Services team on Tuesday, Feb. 20, in wearing red to celebrate Heart Health Month. Visit us in the Building 91 Parking lot near the food trucks from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to chat with one of our nurses or nurse practitioners, […]
If you work at a Lab site, you must acknowledge you are up-to-date with your COVID vaccination or decline to receive it by completing an attestation by Jan. 1 in compliance with the UC vaccination policy. No proof of vaccination is required. Represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement for information on COVID vaccination. Those […]
Effective December 1, employees currently due for medical surveillance may self-schedule appointments in the Lab’s online health portal. Appointments for flu vaccinations are also available for self-scheduling. Simply log in at https://clinic.lbl.gov and click on “My Appointments.” If you have any questions or experience any issues with scheduling, please contact Health Services at 510-486-6266. (option […]
Join Health Services and Healthy & Well at LBNL this Holiday Season for 4 weeks of healthy eating, moving, thinking and being with Winter Wellness Bingo! Sign up here. Kicks off with a launch on Giving Tuesday 11/28 and runs through 12/22, then join us in the new year for a celebration of your commitment […]
Lab employees who plan to work on site during the influenza season, November through April 30, 2024, must acknowledge they have either received an annual flu vaccination or decline to receive it by filling out an attestation form in the Occupational Health Record (OHR) system by Dec. 1. This complies with the UC vaccination policy. […]
In acknowledgment of Disability Awareness Month, Health Services, in collaboration with the All Access ERG, is pleased to announce the return of the Emergency Hearing Aid Battery Program. Should your hearing aid battery fail during the day, please stop by Health Services at B26 for a new pack to get you through. Hours are between […]
Employee flu vaccine clinics will be available on select dates in October and November at Health Services (B26) or Potter St. (B977). Appointment self-scheduling and consent forms are required. See the online portal (clinic.lbl.gov) for details, consent forms, and to self-schedule. After the scheduled flu clinics, flu vaccine injections will be given by appointment only. […]
Respiratory Virus Season is upon us. Although respiratory viruses circulate throughout the year, they tend to peak during the winter months. Several viruses can be in circulation, including influenza, coronavirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), adenovirus, human bocavirus, human metapneumovirus, rhinovirus, and parainfluenza virus. These viruses can cause a range of respiratory infections, from common colds […]
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Explore the resources at Healthy & Well at LBNL […]
Congratulations LBNL Movers! We had 377 participants with 27,284 total points, 6,188 total fireflies and an average of nearly 22 days (of 28) logging points reflecting various activities during UC Moves 2023! Our site also had 23 teams with a cumulative 23,756 points. Martin Kunz’ ALS Beam Dream Team led the pack with a final […]
May 2023 Update: Flu vaccination attestation is not required at this time. Stay tuned for new information in September 2023. Resources: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on the flu
April is National Minority Health Month:National Minority Health Month is a time to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect people from racial and ethnic minority groups and encourage action through health education, early detection, and control of disease complications. Check out these two websites: National Institute of Health and the U.S. DHHS.
March is National Nutrition Month:It’s the 50th anniversary of National Nutrition Month – to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits, check out these two websites: eatright.org and Diet & Nutrition from the National Institutes of Health.
UC Moves is an annual system-wide initiative promoting wellness and an active lifestyle by encouraging faculty, staff, and retirees to take time out of their day to walk. The event also builds community and campus spirit throughout the UC system. Go Here to register beginning April 19. Last day to sign up, or join a team, is […]
Effective April 5, 2023, Health Services staff and visitors will no longer be required to wear a mask when inside the B26 Health Services facility. Masking requirements will now be the same as the lab wide masking requirements, which are tied to the CDC Community levels. This change is in alignment with the California Department […]
Health Services hours are 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.
Health Services (B26) will continue to administer flu vaccines for employees and affiliates already working onsite. We offer Afluria or Fluad. Hours are 8:30 – 11:30 AM and 1:00 – 3:00 PM; appointments are required. See the online portal to self-register for an appointment (under My Appointments), complete the consent form and for additional information (under Health Resources). Note […]
Join Health Services and Healthy & Well at LBNL this Holiday Season for 5 weeks of healthy eating, moving, thinking and being! Each week, on one day, we’ll host a Zoom or in-person gathering at lunchtime where we come together to discuss and participate in topics such as food prep and meal planning, drinks and […]
Why should people get vaccinated against the flu? Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized and thousands to tens of […]