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Resolution No. 2009-10-4: Resolution in Support of Supplying Flu Vaccinations, at Little or No Cost,

RESOLUTION No.  2009-10-4
                       
AUTHORED BY:    Brandon Chapin, Associated Students President

REFERRED TO:    AS COUNCIL
                        ACTION SCHEDULED: 9-21-09
                       
SUBJECT:            Resolution in Support of Supplying Flu Vaccinations, at Little or No Cost, to Students who might have a Financial Hardship

1.)      WHEREAS,  The Associated Students of Humboldt State University (HSU) has been entrusted to represent and fight in the best interests of our constituents, the students which make up our campus community; and,

2.)      WHEREAS,  The Associated Students mission is to “… assist in the protection of the rights and interests of the individual student and the student body…and to stimulate the educational, social, physical and cultural well-being of the University community;” and,

3.)      WHEREAS,  Humboldt State University Associated Students believes that a student’s physical well-being is essential to best interact in an educational environment such as HSU; and,     

4.)      WHEREAS,  there has been a recent surge in the number of flu cases on campus and in the surrounding community, including the news that HSU students have contracted the H1N1 flu virus; and,
 
5.)      WHEREAS,  the magnitude of the current flu season may require students to receive the vaccine who normally would not need one, and;

6.)      WHEREAS,  the current price for a flu vaccination is $12.00 per vaccine, which for some students can be determined as a financial hardship; therefore, be it;

7.)      RESOLVED, that Humboldt State Associated Students encourages the Student Health Center to provide flu vaccinations, at little to no cost, to students with a determined financial hardship; and       be it further,

8.)      RESOLVED, that the Humboldt State Associated Students encourages all students, faculty, and staff to take precautionary measures to prevent the spreading of the flu; and be it further,

9.)      RESOLVED,  that this resolution shall be sent to, but not limited to: HSU President, Dr. Rollin Richmond; Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Steven Butler; the HSU Academic Senate; Director of the Student Health Center, Dr. Rebecca Stauffer; the Student Health Center Advisory Committee, all CSU Associated Students, and all local and state media outlets.


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Brandon Chapin,                                                        Beth Weissbart
Author and Associated Students President                               Legislative Vice President

* Original signatures are on file in the Associated Students Office.