Vol 11. Issue 31 / October 10, 2011
Onsite Clinics Offer Immunizations and TB Screenings
The hepatitis B immunization is offered free of charge to all Scripps Research employees. Environmental Health and Safety Occupational Medicine must pre-authorize all other procedures based on the employee's working conditions.
No appointments are necessary for the screening or immunizations. Offered October 10 and 12 only, the TB screening requires a 48- to 72-hour follow-up. Individuals screened Monday return Wednesday; those tested Wednesday return Friday. The hepatitis B and tetanus immunizations are available all three clinic days.
For more information on these programs, visit the EH&S Occupational Medicine website .
Florida Campus Coordinates Flu Clinic with Benefits Fair
Scheduled 10:30 M to 3:30 PM, the clinic is open to all Scripps Research employees, research associates, and graduate students. Immunizations are free, and no appointments are necessary. Personal identification is required.
The Fair will be held 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM in classroom s B158 and B159 and the Café and ramp area adjacent to the auditorium. Insurance and benefit provider representatives will be available for information and questions about overall benefits details and individual concerns.
For further information about the flu clinic or the Benefits Open Enrollment Fair, please contact Christine Ng-A-Fook at (561) 228-2036 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loring Lab Participates in Stem Cell Awareness Event
The Scripps Research stem cell lab tour and lecture was one of four San Diego area presentations in the day-long event, sponsored by California Institute for Regenerative Medicine aimed at fostering greater understanding of stem cell research and the range of potential applications for disease and injury. The event was open to the research community and the general public.
The Scripps Research event, coordinated by the Loring lab, was co-presented by the La Jolla chapter of the Parkinson's Association.
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