May 9

One-way traffic into campus on Columbia St. beginning May 13

One-way traffic into campus on Columbia St. beginning May 13

Due to the South Columbia Street widening project in Chapel Hill, traffic on South Columbia Street will be one-way (northbound) from Purefoy Road until Mason Farm Road beginning May 13. Traffic leaving campus will be detoured along Manning Drive.

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Chapel Hill Transit summer break schedule

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will begin a summer break schedule on Saturday, May 11.

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2013 Steppin’ Out Walking Challenge Results!

Congrats to the almost 400 employees who participated in the Steppin' Out Walking Challenge - they walked a total of 29,332,134 steps as part of our one-week challenge for each person to walk 70,000 steps in seven days!

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Third Annual Summer Safety Fair

Safe Kids of Orange County is pleased to host their Third Annual Summer Safety Fair on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Y at Meadowmont.

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'Be The Match' Bone Marrow Drive

Olivia Linthavong is a first-year Pediatric Resident whose mother, Christy, is currently fighting Acute Myeloid Lymphoma. Knowing the busy schedules but good hearts of the health care providers at UNC Hospitals, Olivia organized a Bone Marrow Drive with "Be the Match" National Bone Marrow Registry on Wednesday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Curnen-Denny Conference Room on the ground floor, Women's Hospital.

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Core Team now building Epic@UNC system

Core Team now building Epic@UNC system

Based on feedback received in each of our Validation Sessions, the Epic@UNC Core Team is now actively building our Epic@UNC system. As build progresses, the Core Team will reach out to many colleagues for additional feedback - we need your help to make sure Epic@UNC works best for all users.

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'Bowling for the Battle': Striking out Cancer

Enjoy an afternoon of bowling, pizza, and friendly competition between UNC physicians and staff on Saturday, July 27 at ZBowl Family Entertainment Center in Mebane. Registration is $26 and includes two games, shoes, pizza, and drinks. Proceeds from the event will support UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center as well as cancer patients and their families.

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Health Insurance Annual Enrollment begins May 20

The State Health Plan will conduct Annual Enrollment from May 20 - 31, 2013. Members do not need to do anything during Annual Enrollment if they are satisfied with their current plan.

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New policy for Medication Assistance Program

The pharmacy department would like to announce the new policy for the Medication Assistance Program (MAP) - PHARM0834.

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News from HR

News from HR this week includes: on-site representatives from Costoc, Lincoln Financial Group, Wells Fargo, Fidelity, Employee Benefits, Montessori Academy of Chapel Hill, and Glen Lennox Apartments.

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Therapy Services and CCM Discharge Planning and E-Chart Documentations

Therapy Services & Clinical Care Management (CCM) team representatives have revised the initial reference guides & approaches regarding the discharge process, which is pertinent to the acute care multidisciplinary team.

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Generator test runs Saturday, May 11

All UNC Hospitals’ electrical generators will be run under test on Saturday, May 11, between the hours of 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Family Guide to a Diagnosis of Dementia

Come participate in this series with the help of UNC Geriatric Services to answer your questions about dementia from 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, June 3 at the UNC Geriatric Clinic.

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Robert Jenkins - A proud quitter

Robert Jenkins - A proud quitter

Robert Jenkins, who works in the Gift Shop, enrolled in UNC Health Care’s Tobacco Free Tar Heels program. He had been smoking since he was 15 years old - “too long,” he said.

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Rapid Response Team achieves success at N.C. Children's Hospital

Rapid Response Team achieves success at N.C. Children's Hospital

The N.C. Children's Hospital has seen major reduction in cardiac arrests thanks to its Rapid Response Team. Last week WRAL featured the extraordinary results of the Rapid Response Team.

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Employee Recognition Week May 13 - 19

UNC Health Care and the Employee Engagement Team are celebrating Employee Recognition Week May 13-19. Recognition Week T-shirts will again be distributed to all employees and we want everybody to wear theirs on Thursday, May 16, or Saturday, May 19.

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CHT route and schedule adjustments for 11 routes begin May 13

Beginning Monday, May 13, the following Chapel Hill Transit routes will be detoured for the South Columbia widening project and other road construction projects in the southern portion of Chapel Hill and Carrboro: D, J, NS, V, CCX, CPX, JFX, PX, RU, Saturday JN and Saturday T.

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Topping out in Hillsborough: UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus coming along

Topping out in Hillsborough: UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus coming along

On Thursday, May 2, Skanska USA, the general contractor for UNC Health Care's Hillsborough Campus, hosted a "topping out" ceremony for the hospital before approximately 300 people, including representatives from UNC Health Care, the Town of Hillsborough, and Skanska.

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Inside Supply Chain Services May 2013

The May issue of "Inside Supply Chain Services," the newsletter from Central Distribution, is now available.

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Caregivers and middle-schoolers needed for a UNC Research Study

Help with a UNC research study - we want to know how caregivers and adolescents talk to one another about alcohol.

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Commencement ceremonies to bring traffic to campus this weekend

Thousands of UNC seniors and graduate students will celebrate this weekend during a number of commencement ceremonies scheduled across campus. Please be aware that traffic may be heavier than normal all weekend and especially heavy around the main graduation ceremony, which is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12.

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