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Wellness: Intellectual
Wellness: Social

Wellness Education works to promote a holistic approach to wellness within the Horned Frog community. Our goal is to serve students by helping them understand the value of creating a healthy, balanced lifestyle that will last a lifetime.

Definition
Wellness is a positive perspective on life. Wellness is the lifelong pursuit of developing personal values and building awareness of balanced choices to impact healthy behaviors that allows an individual to see the best version of one’s self that enhances the community in which they live.

Mission
Empower students to engage in wellness.

Vision
Actualize a culture of wellness that impacts every student’s success.

Values
Inclusivity, Discovery, Community, Leadership, & Growth

Frog Life
Frog Life is TCU’s comprehensive wellness initiative that empowers the Horned Frog community to live well.

 

Prevention of Respiratory Illnesses

Amid the concerns of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Please take a moment to read these important facts for staying healthy.

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask.
    • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
    • Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility).
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

For information about hand washing, see CDC’s Hand Washing website.

Traveling For Spring Break?

The TCU Health Center staff hopes that you have an enjoyable Spring Break. We would like to remind you that you can be exposed to a number of infectious diseases while traveling. Prevention is your first line of defense:  avoid contact with sick people, avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands, wash your hands often. If you do become ill within the first 2 weeks of returning from Spring Break, please visit the TCU Health Center.

These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses. CDC does have specific guidance for travelers.

 

 

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