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Oct. 29, 2020

DEADLINE: Keck Medicine of USC employees must get their flu shot by Nov. 1.

Keck Medicine employees must fill out the Seasonal Flu Immunization Survey

before getting their shot. On-site USC employees also must be in compliance.

Open enrollment begins Monday, Nov. 2, through Monday, Nov. 16.

USC benefits-eligible employees can sign up for webinars

and learn about 2021 benefits here.

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

See more at HSCNews.usc.edu

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Video: Flu shots are important, here's why

Lynnette Delgadillo put off getting her flu shot last year, and that one oversight caused her to spend nearly six months in Keck Hospital of USC from severe flu complications. She shares her story in this video, and you can learn about when to get care for flu symptoms here.

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In Memoriam: Gayle Garner Roski, artist, benefactor and namesake of USC art school and eye institute

World-renowned artist and USC alumna and benefactor Gayle Garner Roski died Oct. 21 in Los Angeles. The namesake of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute at Keck Medicine of USC and the USC Gayle Garner Roski School of Art and Design was 79.

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Roundup: What you should know about rapid COVID testing, a vaccine and more

Across USC and Keck Medicine, clinicians and scientists continue to study the novel coronavirus. Read about a collaboration with the city and county to explore the use of rapid testing that could help reopen society; one infectious diseases specialist's guide to a COVID-19 vaccine; and what a radiologist learned after 40 studies on the disease.

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USC leads massive new artificial intelligence study of Alzheimer's

A USC-led study of Alzheimer's disease earned nearly $18 million in NIH funding recently, which will allow researchers from the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute to develop state-of-the-art artificial intelligence methods to improve diagnostics, prognosis and new treatments for Alzheimer's.

Featured Event

U.S. Election Vote Centers on USC campuses

Dates: Friday, Oct. 30 through Tuesday, Nov. 3

Times: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Oct. 30 through Nov. 2; and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 3

Location: Soto 1 Building (SSB), 2001 N. Soto St., on the Health Sciences Campus; Galen Center, 3400 S. Figueroa St., on the University Park Campus

Information: lavote.net

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