October 10, 2016


SUBJECT:    Flu Clinics at Student Health Services

-Anyone can get the flu.
-Come and get a flu vaccine from Student Health Services to protect yourself and others.
-The flu can lead to complications leading to time off school, doctor visits and hospitalization.

The CDC recommends that EVERYONE 6 months of age and older get vaccinated against influenza.

-Even healthy people need a flu vaccine.
-The flu vaccine canít give you the flu.
-Donít avoid getting a flu vaccine because you donít like shots.
-You need to get a flu vaccine every year.
-If you have a long-term health condition such as asthma or diabetes, or your immune system is compromised due to medication or illness, it is especially important that you get a flu vaccine.
-If you work in healthcare, childcare or are around those over 65, under 5 or those with long-term health conditions, the flu vaccine can effectively protect you and those around you.

FLU VACCINE CLINICS are scheduled on a walk-in basis at the following times:

At Student Health Services: Upstairs Murrayís Place Conference Room
October 7th: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
October 12th: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
October 18th: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
October 21st: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
October 26th: 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

At The Zone (Located in Price Center near Jamba Juice)
November 4th: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
November 8th: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Injectable flu vaccine is FREE for students with SHIP insurance. (Intranasal flu vaccine is not available this year.) If you waived SHIP or have RAFT, Injectable vaccine costs $20. (Cost will be billed to your university student account.)

For more information:

Stacie San Miguel, MD
Medical Director,
Student Health Services

Annie Horton, RN
Nursing Supervisor,
Student Health Services