Occupational Health Archives
Rolando transitions to lead Health and Wellness
Mar. 20, 2023— by Wayne Wood Lori Rolando, MD, MPH, has transitioned into a new role as executive director of Vanderbilt Health and Wellness. In this new role, she will oversee Occupational Health, Health Plus and Work/Life Connections-EAP. Rolando has been at Vanderbilt for 15 years and, in her previous role as director of the Occupational Health...
VUMC strongly recommends COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccination as new COVID-19 variants appear in our region
Jan. 4, 2023—With the development of new variants of the COVID-19 virus across the U.S. and the world, Vanderbilt University Medical Center recommends getting the bivalent booster vaccination.
COVID testing recommended for flu-like symptoms
Nov. 3, 2021—Vanderbilt physicians recommend COVID testing for people who think they may have the flu because the symptoms for both infections overlap.
Receiving flu vaccination crucial during pandemic
Nov. 11, 2020—Flu season is in full swing and the most important step you can take to keep yourself, your family and community healthy this year is to get vaccinated.
Employees working from home bring value, safety to VUMC
Jun. 4, 2020—As of early May, an average of 8,000 VUMC employees were working remotely each day, equaling more than 25% of VUMC’s total workforce.
Flu vaccine participation rate reaches 98 percent
Mar. 14, 2019—Ninety-eight percent of Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees have received a flu vaccine in each of the past three years, according to data collected by the Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic, which oversees the employee flu vaccine program.
Sep. 27, 2018—School of Medicine student Jennifer Marvin was among the 12,627 people who received flu shots at Wednesday’s Flulapalooza mass vaccination event.
Flulapalooza set for Sept. 26
Sep. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ready for its eighth annual mass influenza vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.
Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza mass vaccination event
Sep. 13, 2018—Flulapalooza is quickly approaching and non-clinical volunteers are needed for the event that vaccinates thousands of faculty, staff and students.
Annual Flulapalooza vaccination event set for Sept. 26
Aug. 23, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ready for its eighth annual mass influenza vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.
Occupational Health Clinic offers expanded hours
Nov. 29, 2017—The Occupational Health Clinic has expanded its hours of operation to better serve faculty and staff.
Flulapalooza taking place a few weeks earlier this year
Sep. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is gearing up for its seventh annual Flulapalooza mass influenza vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran's Administration Hospital.