News & Updates


Flu Vaccinations:   

The UTM Health & Counselling Centre will not be offering flu vaccination clinics on campus this year.  Flu vaccine is available at most walk-in clinics, family physicians, and at participating pharmacies. Follow this link to find a location near you:  


Price Changes Effective Jan. 2014:   

Effective January, 2014 the cost of the Gardasil vaccine will increase to $145/dose.  


New Helpline for Ontario Post-Secondary Students:

Good2Talk is a free, completely confidential and anonymous service that offers post-secondary students professional counselling, mental health information and connections to local resources.  The service is available 24 hours a day in both English and French.

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Recall of Alysena 28 Birth Control Pills:

A recall of the Alysna 28 birth control pills (Lot LF01899A) has recently been made due to a packaging error in which only 14 days of active contraceptive tablets were provided instead of the prescribed 21 days.  Women who use this product are encourage to speak with their doctors.
This is *not* a product distributed through the UTM HCC but students are welcome to make an appointment with one of our health professionals if they are concerned. 

International Student Health Insurance:  

The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) has made changes to how international students receive their health card.  Beginning September 1st, students will be able to access their cards online.  Details about this new process are available on the Centre for International Experience's (CIE) UHIP webpage.


 "Are your vaccinations up to date?"Not sure why it's important to get immunized? Or where or when to get your immunizations updated? 

Visit Immunization Peel or make an appointment at the Health & Counselling Centre to find out more.